Originally Posted by Chiquita
So I recently bought a young horse (4, coming 5 in the summer) and the saddle I currently own slips forward up her withers when I ride her, especially once I canter her. This is the same for other saddles I have tried. I have tried nonslip pads- no luck, keyhole pads- no luck, and the saddle fitters didn't have much to offer. So I am looking for a solution for my current saddle, and if there is none, what saddle who work for her? FYI, I ride her dressage. Thanks.
when you put it on does it slide in and sit firmly behind her withers? Does the girth angle forward or go straight down?
Too long of a saddle will push forward from the horses movement. Pictures would help.