saddle blanket


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saddle blanket

n.
A blanket placed between a saddle and a horse's back to prevent galling.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saddle blanket - stable gear consisting of a blanket placed under the saddlesaddle blanket - stable gear consisting of a blanket placed under the saddle
apishamore - a saddle blanket made of buffalo hide
saddlery, stable gear, tack - gear for a horse
References in classic literature ?
Bravely she hummed an air as she arranged her saddle near the fire and pulled a quantity of long grass to make a comfortable seat over which she spread her saddle blanket.
Captain Armand Jacot of the Foreign Legion sat upon an outspread saddle blanket at the foot of a stunted palm tree.
She has a beaded hide over the front of her Native saddle and appears to be sitting on a very old wool and saddle hide blanket The hide used in the saddle blanket appears to be elk and is very worn and in spots the hair is worn off completely.
If she had no time in the day to ride her horses she had been known to get out the saddle blanket and just sit on one of her "babies".
Grandpa Lolo's Navajo Saddle Blanket / La Tilma de Abuelito Lolo" is a beautiful bilingual book that tells a true story about an old New Mexican rancher named Teodoro (Grandpa Lolo) who developed a lasting friendship with Manuelito Yazzie, a Navajo who sold him his favorite pinto horse, Zorrillo, named after a skunk because of his black and white markings.
I can tell you only that I felt it boiling up in me, that hot tar of rage that had scalded, nearly suffocated the both of us sixteen years before, and I tried to turn away from it--I bent and picked up the saddle blanket, wet with that horse's fear and her resistance--but when I stood up again, I was too hot, there was nothing I could do to stop it.
Here, Houston displayed a saddle blanket from Sampul and a robe and quilt from Niya.
Horses sweat a lot and this often causes them to develop a terrible itch beneath the saddle blanket.
Eventually we want to make a riding horse out of our youngster, so Lisa allows foals to wear a saddle blanket from a very young age.
They caught me because I fell asleep underneath the saddle blanket.
She did not go to school because there was no money for school, she explained, and was married off at the age of 16 for a bride price of one good horse, saddle and saddle blanket.
PHOTO : Worn as a shawl or used as a saddle blanket, this piece is a good example of the textiles