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post #1 of 53 Old 10-24-2009, 01:04 PM Thread Starter
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We talked about rear cinches, now breast collars

Do you regularly ride with one?

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post #2 of 53 Old 10-24-2009, 01:17 PM
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No only when roping. I have contemplated getting one to match my show reining saddle but have not yet. Have to be careful as with some horses they get in the way.

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post #3 of 53 Old 10-25-2009, 12:39 PM
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I always have one on when I am riding, except for bareback of course.

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post #4 of 53 Old 10-25-2009, 05:08 PM
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Nope. I don't have one. I've been thinking about getting one, though.

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post #5 of 53 Old 10-25-2009, 05:31 PM
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yep, I hate riding without one, unless its bareback.
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post #6 of 53 Old 10-25-2009, 06:01 PM
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I recently began using a breast collar. Recently being the last few years. I'm riding more hilly areas than I used to and breast collars help keep a saddle from sliding back. You do have to be sure they fit correctly.

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post #7 of 53 Old 10-25-2009, 06:35 PM
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I have to have one on my TN Walker Spirit. They way he gaits, his saddle just slides like crazy

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post #8 of 53 Old 10-25-2009, 07:28 PM
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On my QH gelding that I mostly just trail ride, yes. He has high withers, his saddle fits really well and I've never had a problem, it's just a precaution.

On my mare, never.
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post #9 of 53 Old 10-25-2009, 07:45 PM
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Nope don't use one at the moment. I love the look of them though and am looking for one that I LOVE and matches me saddle. Normally only use one when roping...

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post #10 of 53 Old 10-26-2009, 12:52 AM
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I ride with one because I don't have to overtighten my cinch to keep my saddle in place.

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