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post #1 of 6 Old 10-19-2013, 09:16 PM Thread Starter
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Saddle fit-please give advice. :)

I have this saddle on loan until Monday. If it looks decent enough I will keep it until I can afford another, just not sure if it looks like its pinching? A friend said she thought it looked a little wide if anything. I measure 6.5 concho to concho it is an Alamo barrel saddle . Any advice is appreciated-I am not good at this! Thank you!!
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post #2 of 6 Old 10-19-2013, 09:18 PM Thread Starter
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Another without pad, both pics are with it lightly cinched
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From the side, no pad, lightly cinched
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With pad, cinched
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How many fingers clearance?

To me (who doesn't know much, it looks as though it tips down a little (so it's a bit wide)?
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post #6 of 6 Old 10-21-2013, 08:14 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah that's what it looks like, it has a high pommel I guess so looks like its narrow from the front. I decided to use it for a bit until I can afford one that fits well and is more of a better color/style for him. I rode him yesterday and he did fine, added a little extra padding in the front of the pad.
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