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  • Embossed housings and "tapadero," hid the symmetry of their deer-like coursers.

    The Little Lady of Lagunitas A Franco-Californian Romance

  • Accordingly, he wore heavy chaps and enormous tapaderos, those leather coverings for the stirrup which protect the feet and ankles from clawing brush; many a South Texas cowboy had saved a leg by the leather armor of chap and tapadero.

    Centennial

  • _tapadero_, his physical being dominating his followers, Sneed headed the group that rode slowly down the long open stretch bordering on the east of the town.

    Partners of Chance

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  • A tapadero, sometimes referred to as a "hooded stirrup," is leather cover over the front of a stirrup on a saddle that closes each stirrup from the front.

    August 9, 2017

  • -noun

    tapadera

    June 9, 2009