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        09-19-2011, 06:41 PM
      #11
    Weanling
    Thanks. I actually have the size I need. It was in the saddle and I took it out thinking I was sizing my saddle for my horse! That gauge lied to me - to us! I mean, it's the gauge after all! (I'm being overly dramatic because when I bought the saddle I thought I had to have the gauge.)

    It's a wonder that our horses still like us.
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        09-19-2011, 06:47 PM
      #12
    Green Broke
    AHAHAHAHA, I have put Gidget through hell and back. I have tested out many many saddles.Most saddles do not fit her and I'm not sure why...So I tried my treeless and it works great for us..no soreness and walks out. I also have my wintec with the interchangable gullets and now that I have the right gullet in and a fuzzy liner for my girth(Gidget's allergic to neoprene) she is a happy horse before I girth her up and during she hates me but after that she is happy.

    Also I heard if you mount from a block and your horse lines up and waits for you to get on that's a good sign that riding doesn't bother them...I make sure I watch every detail...you know..that might be someone being full of themselves..but that's what I heard and it makes sense!
         
        09-20-2011, 12:48 AM
      #13
    Weanling
    I did the same, I put my horse is a medium gullet, bought a wide trainers and got the saddle fitter out and told her I need it to be medium, she measured and told me he's a wide gullet!

    What she did (with the gauge) is used a soft wire and shaped it to the horses wither where the gullet sits, then she layed it down and and measured it. It came out wide and on his back came back medium!

    Try that out....i'm about to get a saddle fitter out to refit my wide trainers to a medium, sooo we'll see what size she comes back with this time LOL
         

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