Peacock Iron

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Stirrup irons that have a thick rubber band on one side , they are considered to be much safer for children to ride in

These irons are designed so that the foot will not become caught in the stirrup

They have a rubber loop on one side which releases the foot should the rider have a fall



Equestrian sport and activity is full of odd sounding terms and definitions like ‘Peacock Irons’ which is why we decided to put together a comprehensive index of known equine terms, most are British , some are American and a few are specific to Europe


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