Gallop Poll: Ever Drop Your Stirrups?

Do you ever practice riding without your stirrups? Please let us know by participating in H&R’s Gallop Poll.

Riding without stirrups is a terrific way to improve balance in the saddle, learn to avoid leg-gripping, and develop that all-important independent seat.

Do you ever drop your stirrups to improve your balance? H&R photo by Jennifer Paulson

So, we’d like to know: Do you ever kick free of your stirrups and practice riding without them?

Please answer the poll question below, then check the results of the survey in the “Saddle Chat” section of our November 2017 issue to see how often other readers ride stirrupless.

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