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    03-10-2010, 07:53 PM
Green Broke
Red face Girth extenders?

I don't know much about them - are they kind of crappy or do they do the trick okay?

I have a very nice english girth, but it doesn't DREAM of fitting around Claymore's big ol' belly. It's a 54 inch, and that's a good 6 inches shy of getting anywhere near close enough to get it buckled. I've found a few 60" girths, but boy are they pricey - more than I want to spend for something I'm not sure I'm going to stick with. I'm hoping this spring to get a good bit of weight off him, but hoping he will lose more than 6 inches might be a bit too much I don't want to buy another really expensive girth in case I don't decide to stick with english riding - if I decide I will, then I can spend the extra money. I was reading up about girth extenders, but I really don't know anything about them and I tend to be skeptical of such things - are they safe, do they throw balance off, etc. But if they are okay for a temporary fix, I'd rather spend 20 bucks to make it work for now rather than another 100 bucks on a new girth in case I change my mind. Opinions please?
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    03-10-2010, 08:54 PM
Ive used girth extenders, they work fine. You can buy them with elastic or without

Girth Extender - Dover Saddlery.

Girth Extender with Elastic - Dover Saddlery.
    03-10-2010, 08:59 PM
Green Broke
Originally Posted by heyycutter    
ive used girth extenders, they work fine. You can buy them with elastic or without

Girth Extender - Dover Saddlery.

Girth Extender with Elastic - Dover Saddlery.

Great! Thanks so much - and thanks for the links! I made the mistake of searching google on it - I won't make that mistake again Believe me, horse products are not the first thing to come up.
    03-10-2010, 10:07 PM
Green Broke

Yes, they work fine. Adams Horse Supply has a nice one too. I'd get the ones with elastic if you need that much length added on.
    03-10-2010, 11:10 PM
Hahaha I can only imagine what would come up if you googled "girth extender"

I personally love Dover saddlery, I find their products are of great quality, and im usually very happy with the prices

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