In going up such places the saddle girths were severely tried, but the mane kept one from slipping down one's perpendicular animal.
As part of the survey in 2000, the girths of the trees in the two avenues were measured, including the newer infills.
But presently the traveller's horse sank in up to the girths, and he observed to the boy, "I thought you said that this bog had a hard bottom."
The Cossacks were untying their horses and tightening their saddle girths.
The men rapidly picked out their horses in the semidarkness, tightened their saddle girths, and formed companies.