Alex stood in the stirrups, aiming the rifle at the bear.
Carmen stood in the stirrups and studied the two calves? both females.
Carmen stood in the stirrups and craned her neck to see what was troubling him.
True stirrups were unknown.
Lifts the bar F again by acting on the pin G' so that the bar F does not touch the stirrups at H and the beam and hangers are free to move.
Having gained the saddle, the rider should adjust the stirrups to the proper length, depending on the kind of riding, the length of his leg and the roughness of the horse's trot.
For practical purposes the chief difference between a park seat and a hunting seat consists in the shortening of the stirrups some two or three holes.
As with road riding, so with hunting, the actual length of the stirrups will depend a good deal upon the shape and action of the horse, but the nature of the animal and the peculiarities of the country ridden over will also have something to do with their adjustment.
A puller will compel the rider to shorten his leathers one or perhaps two holes - a course that may also be rendered necessary in a hilly country, for, in going down hill, the stirrups, if kept at the ordinary length, will generally feel a great deal too long.
After having been some time in a training stable, a lad is put on a quiet horse at exercise; his stirrups are adjusted, and the reins knotted for him at a proper length.
Most of the piles driven in Great Britain have been made on the Hennebique system with four or six longitudinal steel rods tied together by stirrups or loops at frequent intervals.
(4) In the Coularon system, the stirrups are inclined as in fig.
(5) In the Kahn system the stirrups are similarly arranged, but instead of being merely secured to the tension bar, they form an integral part of it like branches on a stem, the bar being rolled to a special section to admit of this.
(6) In many systems such as the "expanded metal" system, the tension and compres- sion rods together with the stirrups are all abandoned in favour of a single rolled steel joist of I section, buried in concrete (see fig.
Behind him, standing in the stirrups, trotted a Cossack.