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saddle sore

noun
1.
an irritation or sore on a horse caused by the rubbing of a poorly adjusted saddle.
2.
an irritation or sore on a rider caused by a saddle.
Origin of saddle sore
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50
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  • He had to feed the pony, comb out his mane and tail, give him a good grooming and do something about that saddle sore.

    Ticktock and Jim Keith Robertson

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