Saddle Length: Is it such a problem?

Saddle Length: Is it such a problem? written by Kay Hastilow Master Saddler, Master Saddle Fitter. Kay trained as a bench saddler with Bliss and Co, London in the late 1960s. Having set up her own manufacturing and retailing business in the 1970s she became increasingly interested in the effect that the fit of the saddle had on her own……...

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Tack Wear and Tear, Saddle Maintenance

Tack Wear and Tear Feature Looking after your tack, not only ensures that it will stand the test of time but can also help prevent a nasty accident. This is why, we all need to keep an eye on our equipment. In this feature Tricia Bracegirdle, Senior Saddle Technician for Childéric Saddles UK gives readers her top tips and advice……...

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Does Your Saddle Still Fit?

Saddle Fitting

Does Your Saddle Still Fit? Saddle fitting – Horses change considerably over time. A horse’s ‘shape’ is very dependent on the horse owner’s management.  What may have fit as a five-year-old may not fit now. Age, fitness and rider balance will all impact on the horses shape and how he is able to carry the rider in the saddle. Reasons……...

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