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Aliw3 10-19-2013 09:15 PM

Saddle fit-please give advice. :)
 
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I have this saddle on loan until Monday. If it looks decent enough I will keep it until I can afford another. I measure 6.5 concho to concho it is an Alamo barrel saddle . Any advice is appreciated-I am not good at this but it looks like its narrow? Thank you!!

SaskGal 10-19-2013 10:03 PM

Your picture never worked.
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Aliw3 10-19-2013 10:23 PM

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Oh no, does this one work?

SaskGal 10-19-2013 10:33 PM

Now it works but it is hard to tell if it does or not.

Aliw3 10-19-2013 10:45 PM

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I'll post another also, hopefully one will show it ok

Aliw3 10-19-2013 10:46 PM

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With pad but not cinched

SaskGal 10-20-2013 12:23 AM

Do you have any of the sidea view like straight on, to see how it balances on the horse, I think if might be a little tight on the withers and the pommel may be too high. I'm not an expert though I wish someone else would comment on this for you.

Aliw3 10-20-2013 12:37 AM

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Yes I do, somehow this got posted twice. Thank you for responding, any ideas help. :)

Aliw3 10-20-2013 12:38 AM

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Another from the side

SaskGal 10-20-2013 12:47 AM

From those photos I can see the saddle is dipping a little forward not to much that I would be concerned about. A little thicker pad in the front coils fix that. The only thing I would worry about then is the saddle pinching the withers and then making the pommel to high. Do u feel off balance when you ride in it? Or do you feet tend to swing back a little causing u to lean forward?


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