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    03-06-2009, 06:35 PM
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Green Broke
Saddle for Wide backs and high withered horse

I am currently riding my QH in a wide tree collegiate saddle. It fits him really good through the shoulders, but I kinda cuts low over his wither, and I am afraid its rubbing. I'm looking for something that still comes in a wide, but also has a high wither. I am in the $400-$500 range and am thinking about some of the used wintec isabells or pros on ebay. Anybody know how these fit high withered horses? Also, any thoughts on thorowgood?
     
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    03-06-2009, 07:02 PM
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Green Broke
Look for something with a partially cutback pommel. The Isabell has a cutback pommel, so that should work well for him. Older Passier and Kieffers are a good option. The Kieffer trees can be adjusted by a qualified saddle fitter, and Passiers fit a really wide range of horses.
     

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