saddle blanket


Definition of saddle blanket

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

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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,, "South Oregon Coast crabbing shut down -- again," 16 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of saddle blanket

1737, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of saddle blanket was in 1737

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