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post #1 of 5 Old 10-16-2010, 11:16 AM Thread Starter
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Short legs, New Saddle

I have a wee problem, I have a short upper leg, from my butt to my knee, i have a 24"inseem, which is short, im 4'11" and so i have problems finding a saddle where my knee reaches the knee block, maybe an saddle where the knee block is adjustable. under $1500, will have to ship to canada.

Bates, collegiate.................... etc
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post #2 of 5 Old 10-17-2010, 02:00 AM
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Have you tried any with a forward flap on them? I'm 5"1' and own a Wintec A/P and posting, I couldn't keep my knee bent and I was reaching with the stirrups properly adjusted, my trainer suggested using hers which has a shorter foward flap at the knee and have eliminated those two problems. Oh and hers also doesn't have any type of knee roll on it, it's a plain flap close contact.
It's a County that she got used cheap years ago.

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post #3 of 5 Old 10-17-2010, 02:36 AM
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If you have a 24" inseam from your butt to your leg, you must have super long legs..... I wear 32" inseam for tennis shoes. Where did you measure from and measure too?

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post #4 of 5 Old 10-17-2010, 12:35 PM Thread Starter
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I think it might be short from that, i know from my crotch to the floor is short, maybe shorter than 24"...?

Any suggestions
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post #5 of 5 Old 10-17-2010, 02:28 PM
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Have you tried a youth saddle? I used to have a collegiate all purpose youth, the flaps were really short on it.

ETA: I think collegiate calls them "undergraduates" now
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