They used no stirrup, but had both bridle and bit.
He lowered the stirrup and smiled.
Tucking a toe in the stirrup, she swung up into the saddle.
Having taken up the reins, the rider should stand at his horse's near (left) shoulder, facing towards the tail, and in that position hold the stirrup with his right hand for the reception of his left foot.
Leaning into one stirrup, she forced her other leg over the back of the horse and dismounted.
He placed a foot in the stirrup and grabbed the saddle horn.
The stirrup leathers may be let out or taken up until the tread of the stirrup is on a level with the inner ankle bone.
14), and the end of the lever rests on the stirrup end of a short vertical rod.
Weight with stirrup 1634 grains.
But a woman should be able to mount without aid, by lowering her stirrup, so that she can reach it from the ground, and then raising it again when she is seated in the saddle.
Kicking a foot out of the stirrup, he reached down for her.
The forceps are then opened and the beam released, but at this moment the levelling bar F is allowed to drop momentarily by a bent lever G acting on the pin G', until the ends of F press down on a stirrup in each hanger at H, H.
Wasting no time, she jabbed her left foot in the stirrup and lifted her hand to be swallowed in his.
She grabbed his arm and shoved her foot into the stirrup his foot had vacated for her.
He mounted Ed and kicked his foot out of the stirrup, holding a hand down for her.
He put a foot into the stirrup and mounted in one lithe movement.
He put a foot in the stirrup and grabbed the saddle horn.
He hurriedly but vainly tried to get his foot out of the stirrup and did not remove his frightened blue eyes from Rostov's face.
He drew his left foot out of the stirrup and, lurching with his whole body and puckering his face with the effort, raised it with difficulty onto the saddle, leaned on his knee, groaned, and slipped down into the arms of the Cossacks and adjutants who stood ready to assist him.
This movement proceeds until the stirrup L below the left-hand hanger is raised far enough to touch the rod M, which is equal in weight to twice the remedy.
The rod N is then lowered and allows the indicating finger 0, which is pivoted at P, to fall until it rests on the stirrup R, which is part of the hanger D.
Meeting the new pope, Adrian IV., near Nepi, Frederick at first refused to hold his stirrup; but after some negotiations he consented and received the kiss of peace, which was followed by his coronation as emperor at Rome on the 18th of June 1155.
to hold his stirrup as his vassal.
He drew his mount to a halt beside her and kicked one foot free of the stirrup, offering a hand up.
Indeed Suleiman himself is reported to have told the grandees around him, in his last days, that if they were for a martial king that would always keep his foot in the stirrup they ought to choose Mirza Abbas, but that if they wished for a peaceable reign and a pacific king they ought to fix their eyes upon Jiosain.
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- Stirrup (Hennebique System).
Kicking his foot free of the stirrup, he offered her a hand, never taking his eyes off Señor Medena.
Giddon deposited Lisa on the animal's back and, putting a foot in the stirrup, swung up behind her.
When Cynthia finished tightening the cinch and lowered the stirrup, she turned to find him watching her.
She lowered her foot to the stirrup and turned Ed back toward the buffalo shed.
She put a foot in the stirrup and swung up behind him, wrapping her arms around his waist.
(3) In the Boussiron system a similar stirrup is used, but instead of being vertical the two parts are spread so that each is slightly inclined.
This machine is constructed with an open top cylinder, a stirrup strap being provided by which it may be suspended from a crane.
The regimental commander and Major Ekonomov had stopped beside a bridge, letting the retreating companies pass by them, when a soldier came up and took hold of the commander's stirrup, almost leaning against him.
Finally he retrieved his balance and got his foot over the back of the horse and down the other side into the stirrup.
The bar-magnet, if suspended horizontally in a paper stirrup by a thread of unspun silk, will also come to rest in the magnetic meridian with its marked end pointing northwards.
He turned to his horse and put his foot in the stirrup.
Kicking his foot free of the stirrup, he offered her a hand, never taking his eyes off SeÃ±or Medena.
The force exerted by the stirrup on the oval window is converted into hydraulic pressure waves.
I only had one stirrup then, and that was it.
I lost a stirrup, but my legs clung on like tentacles.
To keep the glass upright, it sits in a wooden stirrup.
stirrup dance leggings - wear if you dare!
stirrup leather must be attached under the saddle flaps for the duration of the trial.
stirrup cup to a nearby farm.
stirrup irons and leathers from two tack rooms which had reinforced doors and walls.
With reckless abandon, Glitch pushed down on the foot stirrup.
Special safety stirrup irons are available to reduce this risk.
Sitting well in the middle of the saddle, the thighs turned in, and the heels drawn somewhat back, the stirrup leathers may be let out or taken up until the tread of the stirrup is on a level with the inner ankle bone, and at this length, when the rider stands up, his fork will easily clear the pommel of the saddle.
At F a square hole is cut out of H H, and into this fits loosely without touching, like a trap door, a square piece of aluminium foil having a projecting tail, which carries at its end a stirrup L, crossed by a fine hair (see fig.
He put his foot in the stirrup.
I cannot, because the law is stronger than I, and he raised his foot to the stirrup.
The French dragoon officer was hopping with one foot on the ground, the other being caught in the stirrup.
Petya put his foot in the stirrup.
Blue; a stirrup white interlaced by two hunting horns in saltire gold.
Here are some unworn original late 70's Dance Center stirrup dance leggings - wear if you dare !
Fire unit called to 102, the rest were tackled with stirrup pumps.
Stirrup leather must be attached under the saddle flaps for the duration of the trial.
From the meet we went for a stirrup cup to a nearby farm.
Approx 30 saddles and 25 stirrup irons and leathers from two tack rooms which had reinforced doors and walls.
Both Bahamas Cruises and several Caribbean itineraries offer the line's private island, Great Stirrup Cay, as a port of call.
This cruise, on board the Norwegian Sky, includes stops in Nassau, Grand Bahama Island and Great Stirrup Cay.
For a shapely option, try ShapeFX Control Stirrup Leggings.
It includes the eardrum, the three little bones (hammer, anvil, and stirrup) that transmit sound to the inner ear, and the eustachian tube, which connects the inner ear to the nasopharynx (the back of the nose).
Ossicles-The three small bones of the middle ear: the malleus (hammer), the incus (anvil) and the stapes (stirrup).
Polos or tees were layered with boxy jackets, multiple colorful t-shirts were layered with leggings or jeans, and skirts and dresses layered with tights, leggings, or even stirrup pants.
Along with stirrup pants and long tunics, 80s legwarmers may have already seen their heyday.
Stirrup Leggings: Do you love wearing boots with your ensembles?
Stirrup Spandex leggings are a perfect way to ensure that everything is in place, and you'll love them under both high and low boots and shooties.
Possibly one of the most unflattering styles ever to hit the fashion scene, stirrup pants were huge before leggings took over.
Feel free to pull out a one-shoulder peek-a-boo blouse, but leave the stirrup pants in the back of the closet.
The new look was tight and form-fitting, with stirrup stockings and the rounded caps the only vestiges of the old baseball uniforms.
Carmen accepted the outstretched hand and placed a foot in the vacated stirrup.
It turned its head and watched as she placed a foot in the stirrup.
Now put your other foot in the stirrup.
He finally glanced down at Pete and straightened in the saddle, removing his leg from the horn and placing it in the stirrup.
She ran to the horse and lifted her skirt high enough to get a foot into the stirrup.
Her legs were so numb that she staggered and grabbed the stirrup.
She grinned as she grabbed his hand and stuck a foot in the stirrup.
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