saddle blanket


: a folded blanket or pad under a saddle to prevent galling the horse

Examples of saddle blanket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Your radio is of copper finished base metal and originally came with a red cloth saddle blanket beneath the removable saddle. oregonlive, 2 Oct. 2021 Danielson unsaddled the animal at the trailhead and found a large hole worn well into its muscle by a small branch inadvertently trapped beneath the saddle blanket. Bill Monroe,, 16 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1737, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of saddle blanket was in 1737

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“Saddle blanket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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