Thanks for the well wishes you guys. I am going to take 3 saddles over to try & a couple of bridles. If I don't have anything that fits I'll have to use something he already has, but these saddles have been on a variety of horses of different sizes & breeds so I'm hopeful. I will take my camera & get some pictures, but that doesn't mean I will be able to get them seen.
Terry, yes it is amazing what gets left behind-I left a lovely big SBS fridge, a stand-up freezer, & a very large chest freezer-we were out of room on the trailer, & no place to put them once they were here-the house was already full of boxes. Other things were just forgotten-my full length mirror-well it had been there for decades-& I just forgot to bring it. But life here is starting to be good, & I am enjoying becoming the new me. I ironed a lot of my Western shirts yesterday & I am looking forward to wearing them now that I'm not "working" anymore. I no longer am saving anything for my "old age"-I'm there & if I don't use it, someone else will, if it gets worn out, used up, well that is a good thing! And I'll have fun on the hunt to replace it. I am looking forward to having my own "container" & being able to set up a little tack repair area so I can get some of these bits & bridles together & either start using them or sell them. I did hoard my big hunk of beeswax & made sure it got here in the move.
This thread helped me so much-I can't thank you all enough & I will "pay it forward" by helping others whenever I can.