I asked my friend today why it didn't hurt her to ride in shorts in a hunt seat saddle. Because when I ride in shorts (in a hunt saddle), I get saddle sores. And she told me that when she rides, she grips with her thighs, however I grip with my knees, which apparently gives me closer contact with the saddle. So what part of your leg do use more to give you better contact with the saddle?
"And somewhere in the northwoods darkness a creature walks upright. And the best advice you may ever get is: Don't go out at night..."