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Western saddle

noun
1.
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.
Also called stock saddle.
Origin of Western saddle
1910-1915
An Americanism dating back to 1910-15
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  • Each rider had a Western saddle ornamented with silver, tasseled with red.

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