Tips for Purchasing a Western Trail Saddle

Tips for Purchasing a Western Trail Saddle

Trail riding often means sitting in a saddle for hours and navigating all kinds of terrain and weather. Comfort for your horse and you are paramount. Trail riding often means sitting in a saddle for hours and navigating all kinds of terrain and weather. Comfort for your horse and you are paramount. Saddle features beyond fit also need to be considered to get to where you want to go with all the right stuff. covers saddle features beyond fit also need to be considered to get to where you want to go with all the right stuff.

Remotely measuring a horse

Remotely measuring a horse

Welcome to Easy Fit Saddles’ state-of-the-art remote horseback measuring program. This measuring system is unique in the equine industry, we can measure both your horse’s back and your saddle. One of our saddle fitters will work with you 1 on 1, long-distance to assist you with measuring. Through this online process, you will find out exactly what you and your horse need.

Best Lightweight Western Saddle

Best Lightweight Western Saddle

Finding a good lightweight western saddle can be tricky. If you are interested in knowing more about what makes a good lightweight saddle you have landed on the right page. A lightweight western saddle is likely to enhance the saddling-up process for you, thereby giving you a better riding experience. However, not all lightweight weight saddles are created equal

Adjustable Western Saddle to Fit the Rider

Adjustable Western Saddle to Fit the Rider

Riders also come in all shapes and sizes; what works for your friend or your trainer may not work for you. The female sit bones are generally wider than a man’s, big or little booty, lots of natural lower spine curvature or very little, etc, etc. we are all different. Rider fit is very important to your horse; a saddle that doesn’t fit you properly will affect your balance, which will cause the horse to compensate by moving differently.

CUSTOM WESTERN SADDLE TREES

CUSTOM WESTERN SADDLE TREES

Proper western saddle fit becomes more critical the more time a rider spends in a saddle, the longer the ride, and the heavier the load. Minor imperfections in the western saddle tree fit that may have little consequence on a short, once-a-week ride can cause significant soreness after a full hard day in the saddle for both horse and rider.

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