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8 terrifying moments when riders’ tack has broken in competition

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8 terrifying moments when riders’ tack has broken in competition

|| Animak Animal Wear ||   A snapped stirrup or rein is the stuff of nightmares — check out these instances when it happened to some of the best in the business. 1. Mark Todd at BadmintonThe New Zealand legend was flying round Badminton with Bertie Blunt back in 1995 when his left stirrup broke as he jumped into the Vicarage Pond. He suffered through the agony of completing the rest of the course, hitching his leg up to relieve the pressure between fences, but the next morning the horse had some bruising to his foot and had to be withdrawn from...

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