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    03-10-2013, 12:19 PM
Please recommend saddle pad/saddle for this horse (high withers)

For those that have horses with high withers, please recommend what you use. Ideally, I would love to have a saddle custom made, but that's probably not going to happen in the near future. However, I want to make him as comfortable as possible within my means. Could somebody please recommend what pad/saddle combo works best with their similar horse?

Links and/or specific brand and model names would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your help in advance.

Here is a picture of my boy and what I'm dealing with. Yes, I know he could stand to gain some weight and muscle. I am working on that. I just got him 4 days ago.

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    03-11-2013, 04:24 AM
You might really like the NuuMed HiWither pads:

Saddlepad - General Purpose - Products - Griffin NuuMed
    03-11-2013, 05:32 AM
The Thorowgood High Wither saddles are supposed to be excellent:

Thorowgood T4 High Wither GP Saddle

Here is a review:

Thorowgood Griffin High Wither Selecta All Purpose Saddles Reviews @ Horse Tack Review

They are synthetic, so not very high dollar. Dover sells them, or you might find one used for cheaper.
    03-12-2013, 10:24 PM
I second the Thorogood. If you don't like synthetic, they also make a 1/2 leather/faux leather version called the T8. It looks like all leather, but only the seat and flaps are real. Can't tell the difference.
    03-12-2013, 10:30 PM
Green Broke
What kinda riding ?. Most of the saddles marketed as "Gaited" saddles have pretty high wither clearance.

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