- 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
Examples from the Web for side-saddle
Historical Examples of side-saddle
For this an English side-saddle was procured—she was properly equipped and mounted.Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10)
Accidents, indeed, in the side-saddle, are of extremely rare occurrence.The Young Lady's Equestrian Manual
I can but answer yes, for I have been; but am I not to have my trunk and side-saddle?Buffalo Bill's Spy Trailer
Colonel Prentiss Ingraham
I have sent Taters on horseback with a led horse and a side-saddle for you.Victor's Triumph
Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
I put a side-saddle on the beast; and a woman's skirt on myself.Dulcibel
- a riding saddle originally designed for women riders in skirts who sit with both legs on the near side of the horse
- on or as if on a side-saddleto be riding side-saddle