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    10-09-2011, 09:42 PM

I want some new stirrups. The stirrups on the new,used saddle I just got seem to grab my boots and with my riding record I will be on the ground again. Any suggestions on new stirrups for casual trail riding.
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    10-09-2011, 10:06 PM
This is why I ride in boots with leather soles.
    10-09-2011, 11:31 PM
Are you riding western or english?
    10-09-2011, 11:31 PM
What kind of stirrups do you have on there now? Can you post a picture of them?
    10-10-2011, 12:12 AM
Yeah, we need a lot more information if we are going to answer your questions. I would also like to know what kind of boots you are riding in.
    10-10-2011, 12:17 AM
If you're riding english, they have different iron pads you can buy. I have simple ones but they are purple, they have different ones that have different types of grip.

But I agree, we need more info to help you!
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    10-10-2011, 07:14 AM
Green Broke
There are also different width stirrups for different boot sizes,
    10-10-2011, 07:38 AM

Riding western
    10-10-2011, 02:45 PM
Look into crooked stirrups - Authentic, Original, Crooked Stirrups, Patented Western Saddles or bell stirrups with a 5" thread like these eBay - New & used electronics, cars, apparel, collectibles, sporting goods & more at low prices. Both are very comfortable and great for trail riding.
    10-10-2011, 02:55 PM
Green Broke
I have oversized stirrups. There a good..6.5-7 inches across with a 3" width. I wear my work boots with steel toes when I ride, and I have to physically take my feet out of any normal stirrups (if I can even get my boots in them) with my hands. That isn't safe, and I can't ride without my oversizes. I'm hoping my BO will let me buy them off her :p And they're very comfortable, especially for the trail. I use them doing everything though. Random jumping, trail rides, barrel/pole shows, etc.
I think they were $100 for the pair of them, and they're wood with aluminum (I think) plated insides (I probably called that stuff the wrong name, lol). But, totally worth it, I absolutely love them. <3

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