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    08-16-2013, 09:07 PM
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Foal
Specialized Saddle fitting?? Sliding backwards

Hi all!
So my new specialized Eurolight just came in and even with the breastcollar still slipped back. I tried this exact saddle (except with western rigging not dressage rigging) and it fit great on a 25 miler. So where do I add the shims to stop it from sliding back? Do I need to move the pads in or out??

Thanks!!
     
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    08-16-2013, 09:37 PM
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Green Broke
It may be too wide. You can try moving the entire fitting pads up towards the gullet around an inch each.
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    08-17-2013, 07:05 AM
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Green Broke
You buy it from Shelby ? She will probably be at VA highlands. Usually she sets up a booth and helps people get them adjusted.
     
    08-17-2013, 08:51 AM
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Foal
Last time I spoke with her she said she's doing biltmore hope for horses but not VA Highlands. :(.

I'm still debating doing highlands...it's a long drive!! And I don't have a partner for a ride and tie. Maybe an LD would be good though. You going?
     
    08-17-2013, 10:55 AM
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Green Broke
No my sister is having a family reunion that weekend, figured it might be a good place to meet chicks :),
Just got a new horse , will stick to flat lands for awhile. I honestly don't get alot of enjoyment out of trying to make time going straight up and straight down all day. Will probably look at Sandhills in the fall, maybe skymount.
     

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