Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: southern Arizona
I think the old timers got by with less because their horses didn't last as long. I want my horses to be riding into their 20s and beyond. I don't want them to wear out at 15...
It is possible to overpad, but the padding on a western saddle does more than keep the saddle clean.
... Energy is an admirable thing, but the energy of stupidity seldom avails much..." - On Seats and Saddles (1868), Francis Dwyer, Major of Hussars (light cavalry)