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post #1 of 5 Old 10-30-2012, 06:23 PM Thread Starter
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Barrel Saddle to Roper.

I rode in my New (to me) roping saddle for the first time today. Man was it sooooo comfy! The only thing is I felt like it slung my legs out behind me. I've ridden in nothing bit barrel saddles for the past 10 or so years, and I guess I just got used to the position it puts you in. The comfort of the ride made up for it though. Has anyone else noticed a big differnce in the position different saddles put you in or is it just me?
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post #2 of 5 Old 10-30-2012, 06:36 PM
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Yup, have fun building new muscles.
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Lol thanks! The only thing that hurts so far is my ankle. Need to twist the right stirrup a little more.
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Team roping and calf roping saddles have a tendency to do that especially calf roping saddles. It will take a little experimenting to find your balance in it :)
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post #5 of 5 Old 10-31-2012, 04:19 PM
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Yup! Rope saddles are made to stand you up and push you forward, so hello new riding muscles!

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