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Women’s horseriding was quite an issue in the nineteenth century. A special saddle was required so the woman could sit on the horse properly, and women’s horseriding in general was an easy target for crude jokes, as seen above. Special horseriding outfits were designed, but this was no reason for cartoonist to stop making fun of Victorian clothes and horseriding:
Please click here to see a collection of riding outfits for women, and read more about sidesaddle riding.