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cocoskye 02-01-2012 02:53 PM

Saddle fit for this thorowgood?
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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 07:17 AM


tinyliny 02-02-2012 01:02 PM

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

cocoskye 02-02-2012 01:11 PM

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You're right-should post pics without a pad. Here are some I took today:

tinyliny 02-02-2012 01:16 PM

Looks very good fit , IMO.

Skyseternalangel 02-02-2012 02:22 PM

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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 09:39 AM

ok thank you :)

DraftXDressage 02-03-2012 03:39 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 03:59 PM

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

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