Western saddle


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western saddle

n.
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.

West′ern sad′dle


n.
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.]
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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