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post #101 of 121 Old 11-30-2011, 04:34 PM
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My saddle fits, I had it fitted and the vet also looked at it :) it was custom made for my boys back as he had a bad back
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post #102 of 121 Old 01-14-2012, 11:35 AM
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Nice videos!
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post #103 of 121 Old 01-23-2012, 07:47 PM
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ok I have read 6 pages...and my eye balls hurt...stupid cold! Do these videos apply to leather/tree western saddles? Looking into buying my first official saddle of my very own, and I am feeling over whelmed with brand, size, inches, centimeters oh my! I want to make sure my saddle fits.

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post #104 of 121 Old 01-23-2012, 08:41 PM
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These are great videos! I just found out that one of the saddles I own is a perfect fit for my friends horse!
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post #105 of 121 Old 03-27-2012, 11:30 AM
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We had a Schleese fitter give a lecture at our barn. I was almost in tears afterwards when I realized how horrible the saddle I had fit my mare. I was able to find a used Schleese and our fitter come to our barn twice a year. The seat is kinda hard on my saddle, not so comfy for me but I'll deal so long as my horse is comfortable. Wish I could afford a new one.
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post #106 of 121 Old 04-05-2012, 10:09 PM
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What amazing videos! I thank you so much for posting them! Although now I am kind of worried about seeing how my saddle fits my mare!

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post #107 of 121 Old 04-24-2012, 07:18 PM
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Rascal is almost ready for riding, last eval in July. These are a tremendous help!! I am stressing about the possible sore back issues with an ill fitting saddle. We have enough problems as it is LOL.

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post #108 of 121 Old 04-26-2012, 10:33 AM
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Today I started thinking about the fit of our saddles then I started thinking about all the new kind of saddle pads there are and began woundering if some of these pads are making some of the saddles to fit incorrectly, and maybe because of this the pads are actualy rubbing sores and not the saddles. We had to go through a number of pads to find one just to fit Toby. Years ago we just used a heavy rug or a good blanket and never had problems with our horses backs and used a variety of saddles.
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post #109 of 121 Old 05-22-2012, 12:26 AM
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I actually watched these a while back and found out my saddle was not fitting my mare correctly. Very glad I found out before her back got sore!

Great videos, glad you posted :)
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post #110 of 121 Old 06-10-2012, 11:40 PM
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Thanks for posting these; I love the system because it's so thorough & makes so much sense.
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