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
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!
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.
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.
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In this blog post I would like to use some pictures to outline the basic differences in the male and female pelvis and how it relates to the saddle. This is why it is important to have a skilled and … Read More
In the course of fitting and selling saddles a very common question that I get is about the width of the gullet or the space between the panels for the horse’s spine. The general consensus tends to be that if … Read More
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
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
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
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