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NOUN   cantle | cantles
troussequin {m}
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Translation for 'cantle' from English to French

troussequin {m}équi.
Usage Examples English
  • Though some people begin riding bareback before they learn with a saddle, it is usually recommended to first learn in a saddle without stirrups, as the rider is still helped in obtaining correct position by the pommel and cantle, but is not able to use the stirrups as a crutch for poor balance or position.
  • A lightweight western saddle with a high pommel and cantle is ideal.
  • There are also "cross breed" saddles that combine other western saddle elements, such as a saddle horn or a western cantle design, with traditional Australian elements, such as the pommel swells and deep seat.
  • Instead, they used a war saddle which had a cantle at the back and two guard clamps which curved across the top of the rider's thighs.
  • The sporran was made of wavy white horse and or goat hair with three black tassels with a black leather cantle.
  • It has been written that during the battle, Lame White Man wore a captured cavalry jacket, which was found tied to the cantle of a saddle.
  • Pewter or silver cantle is also carved on the sporran.
  • It has a high pommel and cantle, and is placed upon a felt saddlecloth to protect the horse's back.
  • The back cinch is always located just below the cantle and held in place with a cinch hobble to prevent it from slipping back; however, the position of the front rigging varies.
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