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        10-19-2013, 10:16 PM
    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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        10-19-2013, 10:18 PM
    Another without pad, both pics are with it lightly cinched
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        10-19-2013, 10:20 PM
    From the side, no pad, lightly cinched
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        10-19-2013, 10:22 PM
    With pad, cinched
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        10-21-2013, 06:25 AM
    Green Broke
    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)?
        10-21-2013, 09:14 PM
    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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