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        12-05-2011, 10:46 AM
      #21
    Green Broke
    I grew up riding Western, switched to English, and still ride bareback a lot.

    IME, English requires more strength on my part than bareback. But that's just me.

    And whoever said you need a leather saddle for showing.....that entirely depends on the discipline. I know people who have evented in Wintecs up to training.


    OP, just a word of advice, do NOT look at new saddles in your price range.
    If I were you, I'd save up at least $300 and then go search for a used saddle of a good, well-known brand.

    Good luck and have fun. English owns.
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        12-05-2011, 12:31 PM
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    twh
    Weanling
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    Originally Posted by mselizabeth    
    What kind of saddle? I ride in a close-contact. An all purpose or definitely dressage will run much larger. My 90lb friend rides in a 17". That's the norm here for close contact saddles.

    Cause I'm definitely not a large hunt man (as stated above).
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    I think Dancing With Sunny is talking about Western.
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        12-05-2011, 08:50 PM
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    Weanling
    Wink Pics of horse's withers/back

    Here are a few pics of his withers/back
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