A wide strap which runs over the back and under the belly of a horse, used to keep a rug or other equipment in place.
- Horses were placed in stocks wearing a bridle with a flash noseband and surcingle.
- This girth rope reminded me of a vaulter's surcingle and the riders buy their own ropes for competition.
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