A little Cinch help please - The Horse Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 11 Old 03-01-2009, 10:50 AM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Stockton, MO
Posts: 154
• Horses: 2
A little Cinch help please

I finally found a saddle for my boy ben but the front cinch is about to snap so im trying to find another, i would rather it be nylon but if I can t find one i'll do with leather. The one I have now is 70 inches and a bit too small for him. i have no idea where to start looking, can anyone help me out, just incase i am not giving the right name of the part i m posting a pic of him, this is not the saddle im using but ive circled the part that im talking about. Thanks to anyone who can help.
new1.JPG
belgianlover is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 11 Old 03-01-2009, 08:19 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 408
• Horses: 0
You have a 70" western cinch?!
xilikeggs0 is offline  
post #3 of 11 Old 03-01-2009, 08:21 PM
VMK
Foal
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 20
• Horses: 0
How big is that horse? 70" Cinch!??!!?
VMK is offline  
post #4 of 11 Old 03-01-2009, 09:10 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Jacksonville, NC
Posts: 321
• Horses: 3
She means the actual cinch strap, what attaches the cinch under the belly to the dring on the saddle. You want a nice long one since you loop it around a couple times for better tightening of the cinch...I found some nylon ones on ebay here:

2 nylon girth straps for saddle 70 1/2" length - eBay (item 380103904079 end time Mar-14-09 13:15:40 PDT)

or

Jeffers® Nylon Cinch Strap - Tie / Cinch Strap

Hope this helps!
rosie9r is offline  
post #5 of 11 Old 03-01-2009, 09:12 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Jacksonville, NC
Posts: 321
• Horses: 3
Oh and wow he is awesome! :) I would love to have a draft. *jealous*
rosie9r is offline  
post #6 of 11 Old 03-01-2009, 11:54 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Riverside, CA
Posts: 971
• Horses: 4
I think you are talking about the latigo. If you have a tack repair person in your area, they would probably be able to help you out.

Dana
Riverside, CA
danastark is offline  
post #7 of 11 Old 03-02-2009, 08:54 AM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Stockton, MO
Posts: 154
• Horses: 2
thank you for the help and the comments, im and really greatfull
belgianlover is offline  
post #8 of 11 Old 03-02-2009, 09:40 AM
Showing
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: SE Kansas
Posts: 10,620
• Horses: 5
Those straps are something you definitely want to get replaced ASAP. I replace mine as soon as they start to look weak. They are easy to take off and put a new one on and they are usually inexpensive.
One thing I did notice is your actual cinch looks a bit short on the near side. It may just be the angle of the photo but I'll add my 2 anyway.
The ring of the cinch should be above the elbow on both sides.
The correct length will help keep the saddle in place better and make your horse more comfortable.


"Until one has loved an animal, part of one's soul remains unawakened..."
- Anatole France
Vidaloco is offline  
post #9 of 11 Old 03-02-2009, 12:09 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Southern Indiana
Posts: 43
• Horses: 6
Looks to me like you might need a longer girth and a longer latigo on the other side...then the 70" you have now on this side would be plenty. What length is your girth?
firebird96ta is offline  
post #10 of 11 Old 03-02-2009, 12:17 PM
mls
Trained
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: MN
Posts: 5,464
• Horses: 3
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vidaloco View Post
One thing I did notice is your actual cinch looks a bit short on the near side. It may just be the angle of the photo but I'll add my 2 anyway.

The ring of the cinch should be above the elbow on both sides.
YES!

Thank you!
mls is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
English Girth size, convert to Western Cinch Size...Help! Equina Horse Tack and Equipment 10 01-16-2009 06:18 PM
cinch Snapple122 Horse Tack and Equipment 8 08-17-2008 08:32 PM
Major Girth/Cinch problem, plz help!! mlkarel2010 Horse Tack and Equipment 10 06-13-2008 09:59 AM
I need a back cinch!Anybody have one for sale? myredroan17 Horse Tack and Equipment 3 03-15-2008 12:02 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome