Yearly Archives: 2021

How to Saddle with a Flexible Panel Saddle

I am contacted almost everyday from folks that have picked up a pre-owned flexible panel saddle and have trouble their first time out with the saddle. Sometimes this has to do with fit or functionality of the panels, but most of the time it has to do with placement of the saddle on the horse's…
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Are there Options?

What are the options? I have been there, wondering how much am I going to have to spend on a saddle?  How long will it fit before I am on the search again?  What if it doesn't fit me too? How can the traditional saddling industry, cover all the variations of shape of our horses?…
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Why My Saddle with The System X?

Why my saddle? Experts tell us that approximately 80 to 90% – perhaps even more – of all horses have back problems. Unbalanced riders cause some of the problems, but the overwhelming majority of the issues are directly due to ill-fitting saddles. Some riders may see this figure and say it's too high. This is…
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Confidence – Get it back

If you work with or around horses, confidence will be something that will come and go over time after different experiences.  It is obviously something that we all need when working with our animals but it is also something easily shaken as well.  I have personally worked through various confidence issues over the last 40…
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