Originally Posted by KaleylovesCharm
I ride western and was wondering what the purpose of the billet strap is?? I ride all around western, should I wear it or no?
No, you shouldn't wear it - but your horse ought to, when the saddle is on.
It is the thing that holds the cinch to the saddle:
OTOH, if you are referring to the rear cinch strap, or rear cinch, then it is optional for much of western riding.