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    11-07-2012, 11:08 PM
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Originally Posted by nikelodeon79    
Well, poop. My saddle fitting nightmares begin again!
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The angle of the bars is not bad, you could try a saddle pad that has the wither cut out.

Just afraid that with a standard pad the bottom of the pommel when a rider is in the saddle would put pressure on top of the withers, a cut out pad could cure that problem, do you know anyone with that type of pad you could test it out?


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    11-07-2012, 11:15 PM
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Looked a bit too far forward, too.
     
    11-08-2012, 04:44 PM
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Originally Posted by SouthernTrailsGA    
The angle of the bars is not bad, you could try a saddle pad that has the wither cut out.

Just afraid that with a standard pad the bottom of the pommel when a rider is in the saddle would put pressure on top of the withers, a cut out pad could cure that problem, do you know anyone with that type of pad you could test it out?


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I actually just bought a "Ranch Tough" pad by Diamond Wool and it would be easy to make it into a cut out pad simply by cutting the tab.
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