He next buckled on a surcingle, and then a saddle, and finally bitted the horse with a rope.
To this I was securely bound by a long strap resembling a surcingle.
When he takes no heed of it, fold it up on his back and girth it on with the surcingle.
The surcingle should lie neatly over the girths, and have an equal bearing with them.
"Only a blanket and surcingle," said Ray, to his orderly, who was coming up with the heavy saddle and bags.
Communis indigentia est societatis vinculum, mutuall necesity is the surcingle of the world.
It is as well, if possible, to teach colts from a very early age to bear a surcingle.
Theire Favourite of to-day may, for what they care, goe hang himself to-morrow in his surcingle.
"I want to dismount," said Frank; and he grasped the surcingle rope as the elephant sank jerkily to its knees.
This was usually done on the circus saddle, although some of us could do it on the bareback horse with only a surcingle.