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        02-25-2011, 10:55 AM
    It's surprising how may riders don't take saddle fit into consideration.
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        04-03-2011, 12:44 PM
    Taking a saddle template

    Hi there,

    Since we are selling saddles and cannot reach all our customers personally we created some videos on taking templates and what to look for when fitting the saddle also to the rider which might be useful for everybody.
    Let us hear your opinion or call us if you have further questions 01337 870489
        09-04-2011, 04:11 AM
    Green Broke
    The Western saddles; Billy Cook, Circle Y , Tucker & used western trail saddles have on line tools to measure your horse for a saddle. I think Tucker also offer the same info on line.
        09-12-2011, 07:22 PM
    I have had the same problem the saddle that I had for my horse it caused him to have saddle sores so I now have to use another saddle it fits him perfect and his saddle sores is cured by the way but I will do the recommended method like iridehorses stated in case I want another saddle
        04-08-2012, 07:50 PM
    Very informative site for western saddles.
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        05-21-2012, 01:50 PM
    Originally Posted by iridehorses    
    This question is asked so many times that I felt it should have a "sticky".

    Aside from taking your horse to the tack shop or having a pro come out to fit him/her, how do you find the right fit without taking saddles home to try 6 or 7 times?

    The method I recommend is this:

    How do you do it?
    We did take her to a pro, so whats the next step. And he made a new saddle for us.
        05-21-2012, 02:01 PM
    I'm not sure I understand the question. If you took her to a pro and he/she made a saddle to fit, is there still a problem?
        06-16-2013, 08:40 PM
    Very informative thread! Thank you!
        11-15-2013, 03:23 PM
    This is another good idea to the wither tracing. You do a full back tracing. I did this then created a cardboad layout of her back and kept it in my car when I went saddle hunting. It worked great. How to Build a Back Map for saddle fitting
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        11-15-2013, 03:26 PM
    A PDF of the website just in case the link doesn't work at some point.

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