Boots and Saddles (bugle call)
Boots and Saddles is a bugle call sounded for mounted troops to mount and take their place in line.. In the British Army it is used as a parade call. Its name drives from the French boute-selle, "put on saddle".
- http://www.goatlocker.org/resources/nav/wavfiles.htm Wave files of this and other bugle (and whistle) calls
- Byron Farwell, The Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-century Land Warfare: An Illustrated World View (W. W. Norton & Company, 2001), ISBN 978-0-393-04770-7, p. 118. Excerpt available at Google Books.
- Wedgwood, Hensleigh (1855). "On False Etymologies". Transactions of the Philological Society (6): 70.