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    05-11-2012, 02:51 PM
I have never heard of using centerfire rigging to keep a saddle on ( im thinking your asking about it to keep the back from coming up because your horse is down hill?) I use centerfire on my gelding because my saddle causes the girth to dig into the back of his legs.
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    05-11-2012, 03:30 PM
Yes I'm asking about it to help keep the back of the saddle down. I was assuming it would keep the saddle on as well. Since it's a way to tie the girth on? Or am I not understanding how it works?
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    05-11-2012, 03:34 PM
I still have to get those pictures on here I know. Thank you for adding yours! I'm going to put a back cinch on and see how that feels.
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    05-11-2012, 04:51 PM
Yes it would keep the saddle on, but for what you need, I would just go with the back cinch.
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    05-11-2012, 06:41 PM
Okay, here's big butt
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    05-11-2012, 06:44 PM
Here's his saddle. He doesnt look as downhill in that picture as he seems when i'm next to him.
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    05-11-2012, 08:29 PM
Ever used a riser pad in the front?
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    05-11-2012, 09:07 PM
I almost did when I had an aussie saddle. That didnt fit very good at all, so I sold it and bought this saddle. Think that would work for me? Trial and error is expensive with horse tack! This is smokey when I got him. He found a hornets nest right befoe they sold him, that's what all those spots are.
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    05-11-2012, 09:08 PM
Im sorry im overdoing the pictures! I finally got some on here and am a little too excited about it...
    05-11-2012, 09:10 PM
A riser pad will make any saddle fit issues worse, but can help raise the front if it is simply just a downhill issue. I have used one before on a downhill colt, and had no issues with it causing pressure points or a bad fit. If you can find one to borrow or cheap, it never hurts to try it out.
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