SmartPak Monday Morning Feed: Knowing If Your Saddle Fits

Find out how your saddle can affect you and your horse with SmartPak’s video on saddle fitting and their handy saddle fitting guide.

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┬áprofessional 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 SmartPak’s handy saddle fitting guide or give their Customer Care team a call at 1-800-461-8898 — they’re always happy to help you out.

Go SmartPak and go riding!