Who here rides their donkeys? Saddle fit?

       The Horse Forum > Horse Tack > Horse Tack and Equipment > Saddle Fitting Issues

Who here rides their donkeys? Saddle fit?

This is a discussion on Who here rides their donkeys? Saddle fit? within the Saddle Fitting Issues forums, part of the Horse Tack and Equipment category
  • Fitting saddle to donkey
  • Donkey saddle fitting

LinkBack Thread Tools
    10-02-2013, 03:40 PM
Who here rides their donkeys? Saddle fit?

Do you ride yours and where did you find a saddle to fit?

I have three donkeys, one older gelded jack who is a pet and two nice built Jennie's who turn one year old this month. In a few years when the girls have matured I would like to send them off to be saddle trained. Both are already pretty tall girls so they should be plenty big enough to ride once they fill out and mature. But I have never seen a donkey saddle and it's quite obvious my horse saddles are not going to work as they are all made for large wide horses.
Posted via Mobile Device
Sponsored Links
    10-02-2013, 04:57 PM
Green Broke
I have heard of people custom ordering aussie saddles for their donkeys, but I have no personal experience
    10-02-2013, 04:59 PM
You might be able to get by with a mule saddle. Mules, in general, are built more like donkeys with the flat back, no withers, and more narrow. If a mule saddle doesn't fit, you may have to go fully custom and have a tree made to fit.

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Saddle fit/saddle pad fit for western TB (with pics) Saskia Horse Tack and Equipment 5 07-18-2013 07:14 PM
Saddle fit....a question in regards to a saddle that "technically" doesn't fit.... Cinnys Whinny Horse Tack and Equipment 11 07-13-2011 02:50 PM
Who rides with an Australian saddle? Alicia Horse Riding 22 10-12-2010 12:53 AM
Will my fat horse fit the new saddle when she gets fit? dynamite. Horse Tack and Equipment 1 04-20-2009 08:38 PM
How to make him fit for long rides? Zab Horse Training 19 02-01-2009 06:50 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:36 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0