Western saddle fitting templates
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Western saddle fitting templates

Western saddle fitting templates More and more we are hearing from riders that they want information about how their saddle fits their horse. They may be concerned about the physical effects of an ill-fitting saddle and they are seeking top performance from their horse. Because of the endless permutations of the shape and size of…

Saddles for the Hard to Fit Horse
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Saddles for the Hard to Fit Horse

Saddles for the Hard to Fit Horse A lot of horse owners think their horse is very unusual because they are hard to fit when in fact this is becoming more common. They have gone from shop to shop and tried a number of saddles with no success. In general, horses are trending to wider…

What are the main body parts of a horse?
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What are the main body parts of a horse?

What are the main body parts of a horse? A wither is the bony ‘bump’ if you like, at the base of your horse’s neck, above and in between the shoulder blades. When you run your hand over it, it feels rather bony and lumpy, but it is also made up of many muscles, three…

How do you know if your saddle fits correctly?
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How do you know if your saddle fits correctly?

How do you know if your saddle fits correctly? When you start assessing the horse, rider and saddle most people are unaware of signs of soreness and saddle fitting problems. The rider could have had riding issues for years and not realized it could be because the horse is sore. The instructor could be constantly…

What to consider when purchasing a saddle for Western Dressage
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What to consider when purchasing a saddle for Western Dressage

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Correct Body Position For Western Riding
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Correct Body Position For Western Riding

Correct Body Position For Western Riding AQHA Professional Horseman Brent Tincher describes appropriate body positioning that is practical in the western world. A functional body position can help you stay functional in the saddle all day long. Functional body positioning can make all the difference when you spend an extended amount of time in the…