Speaking of Stirrups, Up They Go

Riding

Awareness of the outside world. “75 percent of eligible Americans have received at least one shot, and 70 percent support mask mandates in schools … a strong majority of Americans support requiring proof of vaccination to travel by airplane … parents who plan on vaccinating their kids has climbed to nearly 70 percent.” Press Run: Sorry Chuck Todd, America is not hopelessly “divided” over Covid. Boehlert Sep 8. Article is mainly about journalism practices. Wanted to take note. Not obvious from where I live or from reading the news.
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Stirrups have been yanked up.

I had dropped them down to make it easy on my knees during the long, leisurely rides for the Virtual Tevis. [Tortoise Power]

When I went to raise them, I figured I might as well get it over with all at once. Why mess with successive approximation? Previously I had been riding with moderate dressage length stirrups. Zipped right past that. Stirrups are now at proper hunter/jumper level. For the first time in who knows how long.

Frederico Caprilli may have invented a more effective jumping position. No one said anything about it being a more comfortable position. Practical Horseman: Jim Wofford: A Tribute to Caprilli, May 1, 2019

Various body parts are taking turns voicing their opinion on the change.

Stay safe. Stay sane.
Katherine

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