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How cold weather can affect saddle fit

The cold season is in full swing, and that means your horse’s saddle might be fitting a bit differently. Here’s how to assess and...

Muscle soreness in horses – how to recognize and treat it

Is your horse suffering from primary or secondary muscle soreness? Learn the difference between the two, know what signs to look for, and what...

Saddle fit — muscle atrophy and definition

What exactly is muscle atrophy in horses, and how does it differ from good muscle definition? Muscle atrophy occurs in a horse when an unbalanced...

Treeless saddles

Treeless saddles offer a lot of advantages, but they don’t work for every horse or rider. Find out whether or not you should consider...

Saddle placement – is my horse in pain?

Correct saddle placement will make your horse happier and more comfortable, and may even help resolve some of those unwanted "cranky" behaviors! A horse is...

Saddle fit and girth choices – the two go hand in...

The girth directly affects saddle fit. Here's how to find one that works for your horse. The girth is the most important saddle accessory because...

Signs of poor saddle fit

If you notice physical or behavioral changes in your horse, it may have more to do with the fit of your saddle than anything...

Technology’s role in saddle fitting

Many tools have been developed to assist in the diagnosis of saddle fit and technology has helped make the process more accurate than ever. In...

Top Tips for Optimal Saddle Fit

Is there a difference? Are there saddles that accommodate the physical differences between men and women? The answer is both yes and no, because...

Saddle Fit for Horse and Rider

Saddle fitting is not rocket science, but it is a learned skill – the ideal combination of art (feel) and science (analysis of measurements)...