Then my new horse, Roo, started getting worse and worse in dressage until finally he reared with my trainer, which is 100% out of character for him. We looked at his saddle and even to my untrained eye it was bad. So we had a different Fitter come out and she confirmed that TWO of our saddles were awful and just...wrong. So much so that I have to buy a BRAND new custom saddle for Roo. This will take 10 weeks to get in. I have FOUR MAJOR SHOWS coming up, the first of which is in two weeks. The second a week after that. The next two are out of state.
So thank you Schleese saddlery, for making saddles with staples that are obvious and a bar in the tree that literally stabs my mothers horse. We needed that.