Definition of stirrup iron in English:

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stirrup iron

noun

The metal loop of a stirrup, in which the rider’s foot rests.
Example sentences
  • He was challenging aboard 4-5 favourite Vanormix in the Steel Plate Trial Juvenile Novices' Hurdle when his right foot slipped out of the stirrup iron after the final flight.
  • He was accidentally unseated on his way to the winner's circle after losing a stirrup iron after Chateau Istana spooked at a camera car, but remained unscathed and was complimentary of the winning performance.
  • As he swung his leg over to dismount the horse stepped away and left him hopping on one foot with the other caught in the stirrup iron.

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