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    10-16-2011, 03:50 PM
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Green Broke
What's wrong in this picture? -Saddle Fit Critique-

Hello, HF!

I'd love if any of you saddle fit experts could give my saddle fit a once over.

The pictures are less than great. The ones I have are of the saddle NOT girthed up, just on her back.
I will try to get some with it girthed this week.

She is not being ridden in this saddle currently, I'm just curious on the fit.

So-- What I see:
-The gullet seems to fit okay? I have about three-four fingers width, but I have teeny fingers. Maybe a little narrow?
-There's something about the panels.....I originally thought the channel was too wide, but now I'm thinking that maybe the panels are too.....full?

I don't know, that's why I'm asking you guys!

Any info appreciated!










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    10-16-2011, 09:55 PM
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Green Broke
Annnnnnyone?
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    10-17-2011, 10:08 AM
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Showing
You have good clearance and the angles seem to work.
     
    10-17-2011, 10:22 AM
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Green Broke
You must have awfully short legs, and someone cut your horn off, and there's nowhere to tie your wine flask and beer cooler .

Actually I ride Aussi and it looks ok, ride her and check the sweat lines.
     
    10-17-2011, 10:32 AM
  #5
Green Broke
Thank you both!
That makes me feel a little better.
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    10-17-2011, 11:13 AM
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Yearling
Looks like a decent fit, but nothing tells better than sweat marks :)
     
    10-18-2011, 01:46 PM
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Green Broke
I've got another two weeks before I'll be able to test it out and check out sweat marks. She's still being trained!
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    10-18-2011, 08:55 PM
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Trained
Looks good to me too. Plenty of spine clearance and seems to be properly balanced.
     
    10-18-2011, 11:06 PM
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It looks good, but a side view would have been good, too. And front edge view. What is the maker? Is it synthetic? Air filled panels?
     
    10-18-2011, 11:11 PM
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Green Broke
It's a Wintec, so obviously synthetic, but it's flocked, not CAIR.

ETA: I had more pictures with different angles but they didn't turn out. Crappy cell phone pictures.
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