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  1. Saddle Fitting Issues
    I know white spots on the horses withers/back come up due to pressure being placed on that spot because of an ill-fitting saddle. I have a nice 80's western saddle, (brand is saddlesmith or saddlemaker, something like that) very well made with a wooden tree, that I had one person say fits...
  2. Horse Tack and Equipment
    My (cheap western) saddle fits my horse (a little arab mare) pretty well, but there are two points where it puts too much pressure: right under the base of the tree. By points, I mean just that, they're not horizontal or vertical lines of pressure, just two small points. The rest of the saddle...
  3. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Ok, I have a circle Y saddle that I love to ride in. When i take it off my mare after riding there are spots on her withers that are dry. I understand this to be pressure points. I tried adding an additional pad in hopes that it would stop the pressure points. It actually made bigger dry spots...
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