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The Healthy-Backed Horse

Most horses have 18 thoracic vertebrae—the bones we’re essentially sitting on when we’re riding. They’re also the bones from which the ribs flare. Five vertebrae make up the sacrum area, and these are usually fused together. Between these two spinal sections is the lumbar area, with numbers of vertebrae varying from one horse to another.

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Testimonial

Gaited Mare

Hope this letter finds you well and making saddles! I have been neglectful in letting you know how much my little

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Easy Fit Difference

Easy on the Eyes

Traditional looks have not been sacrificed to achieve a good fitting, lightweight, adjustable saddle. Our saddle makers have years of experience

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Easy Fit Difference

Easy on Your Body

Aligning your spine, hips, knees and ankles puts you in a very balanced position on the horse. And, not having

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Easy Fit Difference

Unique Tree Design

At Easy Fit Saddles we manufacture our own unique tree utilizing high-tech, lightweight materials. With a generous grant from the National

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Rider Fit

MALE VS FEMALE

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE FEMALE AND MALE PELVIS FACT: 85% OF RIDERS ARE WOMEN. FACT: SADDLES ARE CONSTRUCTED MOSTLY FOR

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Article of Interest

Schedule of Fusion

A great article by Dr Deb Bennet: “Owners and trainers need to realize there’s a definite, easy-to-remember schedule of fusion

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Saddle Fit

Saddle Fit Myths

Being knowledgeable about tack is part of our journey as a horseman. Yet when it comes to saddle fit, confusion and

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Saddle Fit

Improving Saddle Fit

Just replacing the saddle with a “better” one is usually not the answer. Even if it is a $5000 saddle. “Asking the horse” is also a very poor method. Even if the horse initially seems comfortable it may not be at all suitable.

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Saddle Fit

Good Fitting Saddle

Good Fitting Saddle Everything begins with the saddle tree. It’s the foundation for the saddle; the frame upon which everything

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Rider Fit

Proper Saddle Fit

When horses were the chief mode of transportation, they were bred to a somewhat uniform conformation within breeds. A saddle

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