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I have a draft mare with very high withers and a relatively sway back, and I need a saddle that can be adjusted often (she changes a lot lol), and this model has caught my eye. I want to buy it, but I'd like a few opinions on it first! I am getting a saddle fitter on her too, but I won't be able to before christmas time - this is pureky to hear if anyone here has anything to say about them! Thanks in advance.
 

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I fit loads of Wintecs and had never heard of it...but it's new!

Must admit I'd want to look at the panel shape, and manufacturers are pretty rubbish generally in showing these things. High withered horses invariably have hollows behind the shoulders which need filling in and a deep panel is really helpful for this. The Wintec shim system isn't, IMO, mainly because it doesn't give enough adjustment options.

It's about time Wintec did a decent high-wither option, so let's hope this is it.
 

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I fit loads of Wintecs and had never heard of it...but it's new!

Must admit I'd want to look at the panel shape, and manufacturers are pretty rubbish generally in showing these things. High withered horses invariably have hollows behind the shoulders which need filling in and a deep panel is really helpful for this. The Wintec shim system isn't, IMO, mainly because it doesn't give enough adjustment options.

It's about time Wintec did a decent high-wither option, so let's hope this is it.
I hope so too, I think the CAIR system looks interesting with its three panels... fill in the middle for sways they say, and the front for shoulder dips etc. I think my fitter has one you can borrow and try on, so I'm excited to test it! I hope this is it too, she has a very difficult back to fit, and her overall shape changes like the weather - she has been out of work for a while now so when I train her back up her shape will change again quite quickly. That's why wintec is our dream, so customisable...
 
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