A wide strap that runs over the back and under the belly of a horse, used to keep a blanket or other equipment in place.
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of surcingle in:
- The British & World English dictionary