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The right way to mount—facing toward his tail

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In mounting, stand on the left side and place the left foot in the stirrup. Swing the right leg over the horse and find the right stirrup with the toe just as quickly as possible. Do not jerk a restless horse or otherwise betray your excitement if he starts. Let him see by your calmness that he too should be calm.

Author
Outdoor Sports and Games
By Claude H. Miller
Published 1911
Available as a free download from gutenberg.org
Keywords
Horse
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