saddle blanket


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saddle blanket

n.
A blanket placed between a saddle and a horse's back to prevent galling.
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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
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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. Then she un-strapped a heavy, military coat from the cantle of her saddle and donned it, for the air was already chill.
Captain Armand Jacot of the Foreign Legion sat upon an outspread saddle blanket at the foot of a stunted palm tree.
"He likes his name." Esper also presented the horse's caretaker with a saddle blanket emblazoned with the name and insignia of the U.S.
For instance, use a fluorescent saddle blanket on your horse or outfit your dog with a blaze jacket.
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.
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.
Insufficient clearance, even with a heavy saddle blanket, means the fork of the saddle is too wide, or the withers of the horse are too high and narrow, or both.
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. She rode away to live at Onion Lake with her new husband, Philip Whitstone, leaving her childhood home behind.