Finally! A saddle that fits both of us!
I have spent the last year looking for a saddle that fits both Nibbles and me. I just wanted a nice older leather trail saddle that was nice looking, well made, and that had a rounded skirt and was light weight enough for me to put on my 15.2 and growing barely 3 year old filly. The first one I tried was an endurance saddle that fit me well, but didn't fit her. The second one made me feel like I was going to slide off everytime she moved, and the third I loved, but pinched her shoulders, etc, etc, etc. My husband was ready to shoot me becasue I had tried so many and he thought I was just being too picky. But I wanted a saddle that made me happy when I looked at it and when I rode in it, and fit Nibbles well. I knew I hadn't found it, because evey time I brought a saddle home, I'd immediately look on e-bay or Craigslist to see what else was available. Anyway, the other day when I was bringing another saddle back to the local tack shop, there it was! Of course, it doesn't have a round skirt, and it's heavier than I wanted, but it is SOOOOO comfy, and gives me a very secure seat. AND it seems to fit Nibbles just fine (Keeping my fingers crossed!) ANyway, I just had to share. Anyone who has had a hard time finding "THE" saddle will forgive my excitement! LOL