The Horse Forum

The Horse Forum (/)
-   Horse Tack and Equipment (
-   -   Saddle fit for this thorowgood? (

cocoskye 02-01-2012 03:53 PM

Saddle fit for this thorowgood?
4 Attachment(s)
Am on the hunt for a saddle for my 5 year old haflinger; am trying this thorowgood and wondering how the fit is? He rode well in it. It is an older non-adjustable xw or xxw 17.5" seat dressage.

cocoskye 02-02-2012 08:17 AM


tinyliny 02-02-2012 02:02 PM

Best to post saddle fit pics without a pad. HOwever, my first impression is that it appears to fit.

cocoskye 02-02-2012 02:11 PM

6 Attachment(s)
You're right-should post pics without a pad. Here are some I took today:

tinyliny 02-02-2012 02:16 PM

Looks very good fit , IMO.

Skyseternalangel 02-02-2012 03:22 PM

342 Attachment(s)
Saddle Fitting - 9 Step Guideline for Optimal Fit

Shouldn't be judged on pictures alone :) but it *does* appear to fit nicely

cocoskye 02-03-2012 10:39 AM

ok thank you :)

DraftXDressage 02-03-2012 04:39 PM

Have you checked for bridging in the middle? It looks to be the right width, but something about the way panels sit on him under the cantle makes me wonder about bridging.

cocoskye 02-03-2012 04:59 PM

it does feel as though it bridges slightly so I won't be using it. :) Thank you!

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:23 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0