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Noun: saddle sore
  1. An open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle
    - gall
  2. Sore on a horseback rider chafed by a saddle
    "If you get a saddle sore, keep pressure off it and apply a drawing salve"
Adjective: saddle-sore  'sa-d(u)l,sor
  1. (of a rider) sore after riding a horse

Derived forms: saddle sores

See also: painful

Type of: animal disease, gall

Encyclopedia: Saddle sore