Western saddle

  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.

Origin of Western saddle

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15

Words Nearby Western saddle

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How to use Western saddle in a sentence

  • Joe brought the saddle, a regular Western saddle, with the high back and the horn in front, and did his best to get it on.

    Boy Scouts in Glacier Park | Walter Prichard Eaton
  • Each rider had a Western saddle ornamented with silver, tasseled with red.

    When the Owl Cries | Paul Bartlett