saddle and pad

How Your Half Pad Can Make or Break Your Ride

So many of us use them, and for so many different reasons. Whether you choose your half pad for the softness that offers extra cushion for our horses’ backs, the pretty colors that contrast our saddle pad so beautifully, or the inserts that offer extra shock absorption or the ability to shim up the saddle… Read More

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The Easiest Way to Test for Saddle Balance

How your saddle sits on your horse influences how you sit in your saddle. ¬†Once you become aware of this relatively simple fact, you’ll never not notice it again. But I see people riding in improperly balanced saddles all the time, and they are usually struggling to maintain their own position and balance, which of Read More