saddle seat

noun

Definition of saddle seat 

: a slightly concave chair seat (as of a Windsor chair) with sometimes a thickened ridge at the center front

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The American Royal is a show that is deep in tradition for saddle seat riders dating to its inception in 1905. Chris Barlow, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Hadley Novak of Oconomowoc won a national equestrian championship at age 11," 7 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of saddle seat

1895, in the meaning defined above

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