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Old 28th July 2014, 11:50 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by Fernando K
Dear Fernando:

A related issue that continues to interest me. Does the rider is mounted on a chair "to genet" left by the Arab domination in Spain, with short stirrups, and legs bent?

Affectionately. Fernando K

Sorry, translator)

It seems as the mounting a la Gineta is still used in Portugal in bullfighting.
Send me a PM with your email address and i will send you an interesting PDF article, writen in portuguese and english, about the two ways of mounting in the Iberian Peninsula.

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