Without a horse and saddle, the cowboy would have been a mere herdsman. This “Collins-style” saddle was considered a big, hardy working saddle that would last forever. The “oxbow” stirrup was popular with bronco riders and others who needed to drop their stirrups fast for safety.
Leather, wood, non-ferrous metal. H (Stirrup to center of seat) 86.5, W (Cantle) 32, L (Skirt to pommel) 66 cm
Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, GRKO 1570

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