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v. un·sad·dled, un·sad·dling, un·sad·dles
1. To remove a saddle from.
2. To throw (a rider) from the saddle. Used of a horse.
To remove a saddle from a horse.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsaddled - with no saddleunsaddled - with no saddle      
saddled - having a saddle on or being mounted on a saddled animal; "saddled and spurred and ready to ride"
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Sir," cried the groom, "they have traversed six leagues and have only been unsaddled half an hour.
Their horses, too, were unsaddled, and turned loose to graze, and a guard set to keep watch upon them.
I went off, without waiting for serving men, and unsaddled my horse, and washed such portions of his ribs and his spine as projected through his hide, and when I came back, behold five stately circus tents were up--tents that were brilliant, within, with blue, and gold, and crimson, and all manner of splendid adornment
The knight shrugged his shoulders, and leaving the hut, brought in his horse, (which in the interim he had fastened to a tree,) unsaddled him with much attention, and spread upon the steed's weary back his own mantle.
Her unexpected presence brought him to utter hopelessness in his own power of saying anything unpleasant; but desperation suggested a resource; he sent the groom on an unsaddled horse across the park with a pencilled note to Mrs.
Half a mile away, he saw her astride an unsaddled, unbridled horse that moved unwillingly, at a slow walk, across the pasture.
The 19-time champion aiming to amass 300 successes for the first time in a jumps campaign was visibly in pain as he unsaddled the Jonjo O'Neilltrained Goodwood Mirage, on whom he had landed the two-mile handicap hurdle.
while I graze nearby, unsaddled in the fuzzy tumbleweed.
A paddock is an enclosed area at a race track where horses are paraded and mounted before a race, and unsaddled after a race.
David Reynolds, joint-owner of beaten favourite The Scorching Wind and thirdplaced Seek The Fair Land, had a pop as Fallon unsaddled Elna Bright, who was struck into during the race in an incident that cost the favourite any chance.
The former champion jockey was hit by Reynolds, joint-owner of beaten favourite The Scorching Wind and third-placed Seek The Fair Land, as Fallon unsaddled Elna Bright, who was struck into during an incident in the race that cost the favourite any chance.
They found that the jockeys' adjustments are larger than they need to be, suggesting that they might help horses race more efficiently than they would unsaddled.