Cinch buckle and method of use

  • US 6,688,086 B2
  • Filed: 03/12/2002
  • Issued: 02/10/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/14/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A cinch and strap combination for securing a saddle on a horse comprising:

  • first and second elongated flexible straps;

    a cinch including a flexible strip of material with a pair of buckles attached at opposite ends of said strip, one of said buckles being connected to the first strap;

    the other of said buckles including a rigid frame having a base bar, an intermediate bar and an outer bar connected by sloped side frame members, said bars being generally parallel to each other and defining a pair of respective strap-receiving apertures between said intermediate bar and the base bar and outer bar, and a fastening tongue movably attached to the base bar and extending to the intermediate bar for extending through a hole in the second strap; and

    said second strap forming a first loop about the outer bar and a second loop about the intermediate bar.

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