Dressage saddles-good for trail?
Ok, so I am looking for a english saddle for my Bashkir Curly gelding. I have been seraching and searching for this "right" saddle that fits both him and me,still no luck as of yet. I am looking for a good saddle for 4-H shows and trail riding this summer.
I had the vet help me with checking what kind of tree he needs. She said that he is for sure FQHB in western so he will need a wide tree. I have been drawn to Thorowgood dressage saddles. Ok, now to the question:
Does anyone know if these are good for trail riding? I have read on the internet that they arent great for trail riding because they don't "keep you in" and you can loose balence easily. If anyone has any input, it would be great to hear it. Thanks!
Shaneequah, 1998 gaited Bashkir CurlyxArab mare
Treyue, 1999 3-gaited Icelandic gelding
Loki, 2001-2015 Icelandic gelding