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    03-26-2011, 10:58 PM
  #11
Weanling
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Originally Posted by kitten_Val    
MIE, I have one you posted on my trail saddle (usual straight ones on my dressage).

I was told about the safety stirrups today, but frankly I'm concerned what if you put too much pressure over jump or on landing and they'll break making things even worse (as already mentioned).

BTW, thanks for opinions, everyone!
I don't know about the ones that actually will seperate like the ones from Mountain Horse, but with the peacocks and jumping, I've not had a problem with the rubber band popping over a jump or on landing and I've ended up in some funky 2-point positions, going back to the basics on the advice of my trainer to break some bad and funky habits that I developed.
Just my experience though.
     
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    03-26-2011, 11:22 PM
  #12
Weanling
Peacock stirrups are elastic band stirrups right?
I use those now because I'm a minor. It's frowned upon for anyone over 18 to use them, but my saddle came with them so I didn't care to change.
I've heard jointed stirrups can prevent you from sinking your heel down without bracing. I also imagine that they may not work that great unless you're at a precise angle.
I don't see how the ones you posted specifically could interfere with riding as long as you have some kind of pressure on your stirrup. I played with a pair at the store- they really don't unhinge unless you PUSH them with a good bit of force behind it. I plan to get this kind of stirrup once I'm 18.
     
    03-28-2011, 10:58 PM
  #13
Foal
I personally don't like these. I used to ride a lot of green horses and train them to jump both stadium and cross country (for eventing) and these stirrups always drove me crazy. When a horse would (inevitably) spook, the sides would fall off of these, since it's the pressure of the foot that keeps the side stuck on. I just began riding again and of course just HAD to get myself yet another green horse. I had the plain old fillis irons, but traded them in for these new fangled irons called Safestyle stirrups. These are amazing and I will never ride in anything else.

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