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        04-03-2010, 11:37 AM
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    Foal
    Saddle fit

    Ok when buying a used saddle and the owner does not know the tree size is there any way to measure and where on the saddle do you? My future hubbys horse need 3/4 bar and has fallen in love with a saddle a friends has for sale. But I want to know tree size first. Any advice on how and where to measure and what measurments would it be for diff tree size?

    And another thing I want to add is some times I am emberessed to post because I have a sever case of dyslexia. So please bare with me on my spelling and grammar. It always looks right to me but others think what the hell wrong with this lady
         
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        04-03-2010, 05:57 PM
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    Green Broke
    Since the seller is a friend, why not just ask to borrow the saddle for a fit trial and take it home to try on the horse. That'll be much more productive than measurements anyway.
         
        04-03-2010, 09:21 PM
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    Foal
    Because the friend is out of state and we have only seen pictures. I will do some internet searching and see what I can find. Thanks for the response
         
        04-04-2010, 01:44 AM
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    Green Broke
    3/4 bar? There is no such animal. There is semi-qh bars, qh bars, full qh bars, arab bars, etc. No 3/4 bar.

    Generally, if the saddle measures 6.25" or less at the gullet, between where the conchose are, then it's semi-qh bars. Around 6.5" is qh bars. 6.75" or wider is full qh bar. That said, many manufacturers are different.
         

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