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crupper

1. a strap from the back of a saddle that passes under the horse's tail to prevent the saddle from slipping forwards
2. the part of the horse's rump behind the saddle
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Venus, in his Judgement of Paris in the Louvre has a tight but broad crupper.
whinnies with her eyes, she dilates her nostrils, she wiggles her crupper, she curvets, she suddenly goes into a short dog-trot--And then I stand with my arms folded, following her complacently with my eyes, and considering whether she should be ridden on a bit or a snaffle, whether I should give her an English or a Polish saddle--and so forth--.
Never before had there been a single-minded gathering like this for those passionate about children," said John Crupper of Awana Clubs International, a group that describes itself as a "non-denominational ministry that assists churches in reaching children and teenagers with the gospel of Jesus Christ and training them to serve Him.
The girths around them wear their bellies as raw as a piece of beefsteak while the crupper under the tail absolutely lays bare the backbone.
Because of the lack of pronounced withers on most mules, you will also need to use a breeching ("britchin'," as we call it) or a crupper, both of which attach to the saddle and go around the mule's rump or under the tail to keep the saddle from sliding 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.