View from the North 40: Put another saddle on the horsey, mate
Last updated 11/27/2020 at 10:31am
That famous movie clip from “Man from Snowy River” showing the epic scene, with the hero launching his horse off the top of a mountain and galloping headlong down the near-vertical mountainside, made its rounds on the internet again this week.
I remember when the movie was released and horse people couldn’t get enough of that scene, some out of excitement, some horror, and everyone wanted to own or at least ride in an Aussie stock saddle. That’s all pretty much still true today, hence the video clip making its regular rounds almost 40 years later.
Though the Aussie saddle looks li...