Riding English in a Cutback Saddle
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Tack > Horse Tack and Equipment

Riding English in a Cutback Saddle

This is a discussion on Riding English in a Cutback Saddle within the Horse Tack and Equipment forums, part of the Horse Tack category
  • Ride a cutback horse
  • 22" cut-back saddle

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    05-22-2013, 09:59 PM
  #1
Foal
Riding English in a Cutback Saddle

Hi. I posted this question in another Form but I would like more opinions on my question.
Question:
Could I ride English in a Cutback Saddle? To rephrase, Could I ride with my legs down farther and more in the front of the saddle Unlike what they do when riding Saddle Seat in a Cutback Saddle?
History of Question:
I am a Teen aged Rider who was trained and taught how to ride in an Western Saddle. With my old riding instructor I was transitioning to English and more towards Dressage. But, my riding instituter was kicked in the knee 4 months ago and I have not been able to get a hold of her since. So, I started to go to my friends Stables to get my horse fix, but the thing is that they only do saddle seat. I live in the Suburbs and I really don't have any other choice on where I ride. Could I do this?
Thanks For Reading!!
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    05-22-2013, 10:11 PM
  #2
Showing
Quote:
Originally Posted by horseknowitall1    
Hi. I posted this question in another Form but I would like more opinions on my question.
Question:
Could I ride English in a Cutback Saddle? To rephrase, Could I ride with my legs down farther and more in the front of the saddle Unlike what they do when riding Saddle Seat in a Cutback Saddle?
History of Question:
I am a Teen aged Rider who was trained and taught how to ride in an Western Saddle. With my old riding instructor I was transitioning to English and more towards Dressage. But, my riding instituter was kicked in the knee 4 months ago and I have not been able to get a hold of her since. So, I started to go to my friends Stables to get my horse fix, but the thing is that they only do saddle seat. I live in the Suburbs and I really don't have any other choice on where I ride. Could I do this?
Thanks For Reading!!
Okay thanks for the background information. Yes you can but depending on what type of english you are going after, there are going to be limitations.
     
    05-22-2013, 11:13 PM
  #3
Foal
I really just want to do plain english riding. It is just my back is not strong enought to do saddle seat because of there archedish backs. But I don't plan to show or any thing. Just to ride plain english. Would I still be fine?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Skyseternalangel    
Okay thanks for the background information. Yes you can but depending on what type of english you are going after, there are going to be limitations.
     
    05-22-2013, 11:21 PM
  #4
Showing
You will be fine, but things may be harder due to the position that type of saddle puts you in.

As long as you're comfortable and have fun
     
    05-22-2013, 11:24 PM
  #5
Foal
Thanks. You really helped me. And I will


Quote:
Originally Posted by Skyseternalangel    
You will be fine, but things may be harder due to the position that type of saddle puts you in.

As long as you're comfortable and have fun
     

Tags
cutback, english, saddleseat

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
? about cutback saddle and buying used uflrh9y Horse Tack and Equipment 4 03-09-2013 03:53 PM
Can I use a cutback saddle on a Quarter Horse? Blondehorselover Horse Tack and Equipment 10 08-30-2012 05:20 PM
Cutback Saddle vs. Hunt seat lifelongequestrian Horse Tack and Equipment 2 08-11-2012 09:48 PM
cutback saddle alethea Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 08-06-2011 05:56 PM
me riding English!! In an actual english saddle!! alucard Horse Pictures 4 07-20-2009 01:11 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:03 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0