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SonnyWimps 04-29-2008 10:04 PM

theraputic saddle pad? Also saddle fit pictures
 
I talked to my friend whom I bought the saddle from, and I explained to her that the saddle did not fit, and if she had any suggestions on maybe someone I could do. She suggested using a theraputic saddle pad and a navajo blanket on top...making the saddle be off the withers

The saddle, I think, would fit perfectly if it was listed maybe an inch or so off his withers. Sonny has faily large withers...I heard that's a good thing...but it makes it hard for any saddle fit haha.

I'm going to give the theraputic pad a go...I mean it's not particually going to hurt if I try it once to see.

Also here are the pictures I took to see if the saddle did fit. What is your input? I mean it appears to fit...at least I think it does

http://www.horseforum.com/userpix/31...seys_001_2.jpg

http://www.horseforum.com/userpix/31...seys_002_2.jpg

http://www.horseforum.com/userpix/31...seys_003_2.jpg

http://www.horseforum.com/userpix/31...seys_004_1.jpg

http://www.horseforum.com/userpix/31...seys_006_1.jpg
^^The end of the skirt right there is curved...it somehow got bent and stayed that way

http://www.horseforum.com/userpix/31...seys_007_1.jpg
^^Again it was bent

SonnyWimps 04-30-2008 08:55 AM

anyone?!

Dumas'_Grrrl 05-01-2008 12:14 PM

wow...i dunno :? .. I looks like it fits to me. I think i'd try different pads and see how it does.

PoptartShop 05-01-2008 12:25 PM

I think it fits fine! :D

Abby 05-01-2008 12:46 PM

In that last two pictures I can see where the saddle is tight against his withers on top and flares at the bottom. it should be tight at the bottom and loose on top. As I mentioned the gullet is too narrow and the saddle has too much flare in the front of him creating a pinch.

SonnyWimps 05-01-2008 05:00 PM

I know it "looks" like it fits... but it doesn't...cause it is tight on him, and there are pressure points.

I talked to a lady whom owns a tack store fairly close by and she said that putting any type of pad will not help if it's too tight.


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