- a saddle for women on which the rider sits, facing forward, usually with both feet on the left side of the horse.
- seated on a sidesaddle: The girl hunted sidesaddle.
Origin of sidesaddle
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Examples from the Web for sidesaddle
I don't think I'd say anything about—the sidesaddle to Miss Lorton—yet.Nell, of Shorne Mills
You want a horse and sidesaddle to carry off some girl to-night.The Purple Land
W. H. Hudson
But that there tenderfoot started off sidesaddle, like a missioner.Ruth Fielding In the Saddle
Alice B. Emerson
It's an outrage both to horse and woman to ride in a sidesaddle.Moon-Face and Other Stories
"I couldn't get the sidesaddle," he explained apologetically.Lonesome Land
B. M. Bower