Find out how your saddle can affect your horse with SmartPak’s latest video on saddle fitting.
If you’re like most equestrians, you’ve struggled with the question of saddle fit and how it affects your horse’s comfort, riding and behavior. SmartPak can help! In one of their many free online resources, they have utilized the knowledge of professional saddle fitter and member of the Society of Master Saddlers, Kate Ballard, in order to give us some tips and tricks to figure out of our saddles fit our horses.
So if you’ve ever asked yourself any of the following questions about your saddle, watch this video to get the answers from a world-renowned saddle fitter:
- Is it too long or too short?
- Is it too wide or not wide enough?
- Do the length and width really matter? (SPOILER ALERT: They do.)
- What is bridging?
Still have saddle questions? Check out our handy saddle fitting guide or give SmartPak’s Customer Care team a call at 1-800-461-8898 — they’re always happy to help you out.