Originally Posted by o0hawaiigirl0o
It would be good to get him used to them dangling at his sides. My horse wasn't overly bothered by them, but I did lunge her with the saddle and the stirrups down. You could try doing that with your horse so that he gets more comfortable with them swinging.
Thanks, that sounds like a good idea :-D He's only four, so it's understandable he's a bit confused/annoyed by the stirrups.