Testimonials

Sarah Briggs
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That’s amazing that she changed so much within the short time. I have been riding her a lot and I do feel like she is filling out quite a bit. I am noticing a huge difference with the new saddle and I am super happy with my purchase. She stopped her head shaking during lessons and she doesn’t seem to have the sore spots along her spine anymore. You really did a great job with your consultation and the fitting!
–Sarah, CA

Since my first saddle fitting with Kristen in 2006, I have been completely thrilled with her work. She is concerned with not just fitting the horse but also fitting the rider. If you have questions, she is more than happy to answer them.
-Elisha, LA

Kristen has helped my horses over the years. She is very knowledgeable in fitting the saddle and making your horse comfortable. I won’t trust anyone, but her to keep my horses sound.
JoAnne, OK

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Before and After: Fitting the Shoulder & Wither
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How a saddle fits in the shoulder area of a horse can dramatically change their way of going.  Our very last horse of the day in Alabama was a great example of that and we decided to share it here! … Read More

Western Saddle – Tree Angle
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Depending on the type of saddle that is being fitted there are fitting rules that can be quite different.  As an example: seat balance in an English saddle is typical forward whereas seat balance in a Western saddle is typical … Read More

Why does my saddle slide forward over the shoulder?
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One of the issues that come up a lot in fitting saddles, and more specifically dressage saddles, is saddles sliding forward. This is not a new problem. There are many products that have been designed to fix this problem: cruppers, … Read More

Payton and Ollie help explain tree angle!
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I get a lot of questions about tree width and tree angle when I am explaining saddle fit. I put together this video with the help of Fine Used Saddles and a talented junior rider I work with, Payton, and … Read More

Dust Patterns
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A quick post about dust patterns and why we need them/use them… Whenever we do a saddle fitting it is extremely important (if possible) to have the horse ridden before and after the fitting to see how the saddle fits and … Read More

Understanding Equine Back Pain
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A very interesting article on the long term affects of back pain on a horse. Similar to humans a horse that experiences back pain will compensate for it and even once the back pain is resolved the horse will still … Read More