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crupper

the part of the harness of a horse which encircles the tail and prevents the harness from slipping forward.
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He rode bulls and bareback horses about eight years, learning such difficult tricks as cartwheels, shoulder stands and the crupper drag.
If you are in hilly country you may need to add a britching (a harness that goes around his rear and attaches to the saddle) or crupper (this piece fits around his tail and attaches to the saddle) and a breast collar.
Representative Clay Crupper of Dry Ridge, who chaired the House Agriculture Committee, pleaded guilty to taking $400.
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In the other a priest bares the body of a peasant's wife to demonstrate the horse-like strength of her back and crupper.
A nasty stiff strap went under my tail; that was the crupper.
Writer Carol Crupper grew up near Nebraska City and caught Morton's environmental spirit.
Freelance writer Carol Crupper likes her sunflowers in bouquets and baked into tasty breads.
Freelancer Carol Crupper, a former newspaper reporter and editor, has covered rural communities and their city neighbors for more than 30 years.
Freelance writer Carol Crupper Das worked 30 years as a newspaper reporter and editor, the last seven as a Kansas Statehouse correspondent.