saddle up


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saddle up

 
1. Lit. to prepare one's horse for riding by putting a saddle on it. Let's saddle up and go for a ride.
2. Fig. to mount one's horse and sit in the saddle. The cowboys saddled up and took off after the rustlers.
See also: saddle, up

saddle up

v.
1. To put a saddle on a horse: The cowboys saddled up and rode off.
2. To put a saddle on some animal: The cowboy saddled up three horses for the other riders. Some camels don't like it if you saddle them up at night.
See also: saddle, up
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Licensed by the Los Angeles County Regional Center, an organization which provides therapeutic assistance for people with disabilities, Saddle Up provides both county-funded and private therapeutic rides in one-hour increments.
Saddle Up has also earned its non-profit status and is now accepting donations to continue providing services for handicapped children throughout the Antelope Valley and surrounding areas.
DeJaynes had wanted to open a program like Saddle Up but ``had no idea how to begin.
Photo: (1 -- color) Terry DeJaynes leads 6-year-old Christina Buckley around on Buddy the horse as part of the Saddle Up therapeutic riding program.
2 -- color) Buddy the horse makes friends with Mia Leggett, 13, at the Saddle Up Riding Stable.