To place a burden or heavy load on
To force (another) to accept a burden
Twisting in the saddle, she soaked in the scene behind them.
As she swung into the saddle, the horse sidestepped.
Great, I'll go saddle the horses.
It took her less than ten minutes to saddle Ed and ride him out of the corral.
The men rapidly picked out their horses in the semidarkness, tightened their saddle girths, and formed companies.