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    01-28-2011, 06:26 AM
uncomfortable saddle

Hi used my new saddle for the first time today. It is a Marshall Poley stock saddle. The stirrup buckles dig in severely. Is there anything you can do to make it more comfortable?
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    01-28-2011, 07:51 AM
Green Broke
I had this problem with the aussie saddle that I had for a while. Can you try conditioning and oiling the leather? That might help soften it up and make it less "pokey."
    01-28-2011, 10:22 AM
Green Broke
Are the stirrup buckles under your thigh? If so, run them down so they're below your knee, if you can. If you can't, you might consider using bottom adjust English leather instead, like Wintec Webbers or Bates Webbers.
    01-30-2011, 07:04 AM
Thats a good idea wish I had tried that before the torture I put myself through.
    01-30-2011, 07:20 AM
Hi I have been to look at a horse today he is 11 they have said he is cold backed when she put the saddle on he reered up but once it was on and she got on him he was fine said he needed alot of kicking to get him going anyway he was fine could you tell me what the problem is if there is one please what is cold backed n why has he reered up when saddle was being put on but fine after
    01-30-2011, 08:29 PM
Green Broke
VPG, please use punctuation. I don't really understand your question. Also, you should start your own thread.

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