what causes saddle slip

what causes saddle slip

WHAT CAUSES SADDLE SLIP The relationship of lameness, saddle slip and back shape in the general horse population The cause of a saddle slipping to one side is called saddle slip. Saddle slip is usually blamed on poor saddle fit, crooked riders or asymmetry in the shape of the horse’s back, but we recently demonstrated…

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Proper Saddle Fit

When horses were the chief mode of transportation, they were bred to a somewhat uniform conformation within breeds. A saddle was a big investment and often had to last many horses. A horse that didn’t fit your saddle was usually put to work in harness. After WWII horse use began to transition from working animals…