Western Saddle Fit - Great information! Many horses are being ridden in pain which can cause dangerous behaviors leading to serious injury. This can be easily fixed by having a basic knowledge of proper saddle placement and fitting. Although not an exhaustive teaching on saddle fit, this video covers the necessary basics of Western saddle fit.
As horses lose or gain weight and change in terms of their fitness levels, their body and back shape can change as well, so it’s important to revisit saddle fit every so often. Here are some tips to evaluate whether a saddle correctly fits your horse.