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post #21 of 24 Old 05-06-2010, 02:17 PM Thread Starter
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Ha, he doesn't have ANY extra padding. No matter how much he eats. Skinny as a rail.

I just remind myself that he's WAY more wrinkly than I am. Good reminder of the importance of wearing sunscreen!
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post #22 of 24 Old 05-06-2010, 02:21 PM
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So my time and money is better spent finding a correctly fitted well-made saddle for him instead of dealing with the whole "custom made" thing. Cool. I have an old Bob Marshall Treeless, but I'm not sure how I like it for him. It's pretty worn and I'm concerned that it might be causing some back issues.

I do ride western right now. Well I have a western saddle anyways. Trained english, so I'm trying to figure out what the real differences are (besides the whole, neck rein, direct rein issue). That's a whole nother thread though! Thanks for the help guys.
Have you had anyone out to look at him?

We have a saddle fitter come to the barn every other year. Checks the fit on anyone who would like him to. His goal is not to sell you a custom saddle, but to help you find what works.

He sure knows his stuff!
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post #23 of 24 Old 05-06-2010, 02:25 PM Thread Starter
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No I haven't.

Do you have the guys number? Where is he based? I would love to have him come out and take a look.

I was just thinking that I need to find someone who actually fits saddles. Thanks
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post #24 of 24 Old 05-06-2010, 03:15 PM
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Give Kevin (SouthernTrailsGA) a call. Let him walk you through the process, it really isn't rocket science - you can do it. I am fortunate enough that he isn't that far from me and I was able to pick up a lot of tips when he looked at a saddle that I intended for my new mare - kept the mare, sold the saddle.

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