Monthly Archives: January 2021

The New Workshop Interior – A Work in Progress

I was lucky to have been able to contract out the interior finishing of the new workshop, not sure what I'd have on the walls or ceiling.  I just knew it needed to be economical and it had to look presentable to customers. As they were working I was able to get some pictures of their…
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A Look at Horses In Motion

Have you ever sat on the fence looking your horse or a group of horses in motion around the pasture? Have you noticed how their muscles move and flex along their entire body from nose to tail.  Yet many still put rigid trees on this fluid animal.  Saddling our horses over the last few hundred…
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Who’s comfort is more important, you or the horse?

Why not both? For the last several hundred years both the horse and rider have been sacrificing comfort for style. A true good saddle fit is very hard to achieve since the horse moves and the composition of their back changes with all of their movements. So it would appear that in general the horse…
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Flex Panel Saddles – Why the bad rap?

The Discussion that Started this Post I recently had a brief discussion on a Facebook Group with the admin of the group about the Evolutionary Saddle.    They were concerned about its functionality comparing it to any fixed tree saddle. Disagreeing with me because of the long history of poorly engineered panels or panels that…
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