Western saddle

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western saddle

A large, heavy, often ornamented saddle with a raised curved pommel originally used on cattle ranches in the western and southwestern United States. Also called stock saddle.
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West′ern sad′dle

a heavy saddle having a deep seat, high cantle and pommel, pommel horn, wide leather flaps for protecting the rider's legs, and little padding..
[1910–15, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Western saddle - an ornamented saddle used by cowboysWestern saddle - an ornamented saddle used by cowboys; has a high horn to hold the lariat
saddle horn, horn - a high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with leather)
saddle - a seat for the rider of a horse or camel
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I always wanted to be a cowboy growing up, so my dad bought me this cute spotty pony, which he decked out with a western saddle and stirrups.
The Australian stock saddle is similar to the Western saddle in that it is comfortable to ride in for long distances and offers a lot more security for riding on rough terrain.
Slowly but not so gracefully, I placed my left boot into a stirrup, swung my right leg over the western saddle, and began making my way through a reed-filled creek that leads up to a meadow.
"I'm trying to convert from the English to the Western style of riding, and the Wark ride was the first time I used my Big Horn western saddle on an EGB event.
He made a stool out of a Western saddle and, perched on it, he would eat baked beans from a tin while watching Westerns on the television.
Brady Bergin, author and award-winning Hawaiian and western saddle maker Pete Gorrell, popular host of RFD TV's The Horse Show, Rick Lamb, renowned equine behaviorist, author and lecturer Dr.
She is riding on a hide covered Native saddle, not a western saddle, including the hide covered stirrups which are Native style.
The National Endowment for the Arts, which awards only a few National Heritage Fellowships each year, has honored western saddle maker Duff Severe (1982), Mexican-American corona maker Genoveva Castellanoz (1987), Ghanaian-American drummer Obo Addy (1996), Irish fiddler Kevin Burke (2002), Chinese rod puppeteers Yuqin Wang and Zhengli Xu (2004) and Wasco wapaas (sally bag) weaver Pat Courtney Gold (2007).
SADDLE EUR29,000-EUR44,000 This western saddle was custom-made for Wayne in the mid-1960s and was embroidered with the superstar's initials.
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A horse with a western saddle & leather straps,

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