The Side Saddle

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12 Responses to The Side Saddle

  1. susan says:

    how did she breathe???

  2. There was a local fox hunting group that had a 90 yr old member who used to ride them side saddle, which is pretty amazing.

    thanks for the video.

  3. rayvet says:

    If anyone every makes it to Sheridan Wyoming there’s a great store known as King’s saddlery. Go inside and they have a “western” museum. They have hundreds upon hundreds of saddles with dozens of side saddle. Pictures and literature to explain what you’re looking at, why it was the way it was etc. etc. Really interesting. Can take hours, which I never have, so every year when I go out there, I cover a small portion of the museum at a time. Talk about uncomfortable, holy crap the things women did in that day and age to be “proper”.

  4. Chilin' says:

    As awkward as it looks, I’ve wondered if side saddle is actually more comfortable than sitting astride; no pressure on your knee joints it would seem.

  5. bogsidebunny says:

    I bet the combo of the horse galloping and the “side saddle” tickled her fancy.

  6. formwiz says:

    Nice tush on the first.

  7. John Deaux says:

    Was the purpose of this to protect the tender twat of the young maiden riding the pony.

    • crazyeighter says:

      Can’t have no tender young maidens wearing pants; they gotta wear skirts. Wearing skirts with a conventional saddle might result in them exposing an ankle.

  8. How to ruin your spine in one easy step.
    1. Ride sidesaddle.

  9. Hogbody says:

    Forget the sidesaddle. I’m hung up on the waist to hips ratio in the old photos. Damn.

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