The Right Saddle for the Job

What is good saddle fit? Simply put, it involves a saddle--English or Western--that spreads weight evenly on the longissimus dorsi muscles along either side of the spine. This well-fit saddle has clearance over the withers and doesn't impede movement of the scapulas (shoulder blades). This saddle puts the rider's weight in concert with the horse's center of balance.

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