Josephine Dancy, National Saddle Centre NZ, gives a step by step video guide for riders wanting to measure their horse for a saddle and give saddle fitters and makers a reasonably accurate diagram from which to make an informed selection of the best fitting and most comfortable saddles for their horse
How to get the right saddle size for your horse
Josephine Dancy, National Saddle Centre NZ, continues, in the second part, to give a step by step video guide for riders wanting to measure their horse for a saddle; selecting the right size, width and type of saddle for the comfort of both horse and rider
Testing a new saddle for your horse, what to look for.
Josephine Dancy, National Saddle Centre NZ, continues, in the third part, to explain what to look for in the test ride of a saddle fitted to your horse following on from parts one and two, final adjustments and saddle fitting checks to ensure the most suitable and comfortable saddle for horse and rider has been selected.
Part Four, which is in production, will continue with a more detailed look at different saddle trees and panels and how they affect the comfort and performance of the horse.
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