He swung from the stirrups and went lightly up the front steps.
Weary Willie stood up in his stirrups and fanned Glory with his hat.
I forgot all my tatters and stood on tiptoe in the stirrups to overpeer the fence-row.
I got clear of the stirrups and scrambled up, first on my knees, and then on my feet.
Instead of depending on stirrups, you are part of the horse.