SmartPak Monday Morning Feed: Ask the Saddle Fitter

Does your saddle fit your horse? Is it too far forward, too far back, is it balanced? These and other questions are answered in this episode of Ask the Saddle Fitter.

As part of their many free resources to help keep horse owners in the know, SmartPak has a regular series called Ask the Saddle Fitter. It features Kate Ballard, Professional Saddle Fitter and member of the Society of Master Saddlers.

In this episode, Kate answers a viewer question about how to tell if your saddle fits your horse. Kate gives advice on things you can check on your horse:

  • Is the saddle too far forward or backward?
  • Is it too long or short?
  • Is it too wide?
  • How is the balance?

She also offers a couple of tips to help you out along the way.

Keep your horse comfortable — make sure your saddle fits. And, above all else, go riding!

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