Category Archives: The System X

Saddle Fitting is a Science and an Art

Saddle Fitting is a science and an art. There are many considerations when you start fitting a saddle to both the horse and the rider.  Horses and riders change enough over their lifetimes that rarely one saddle will fit both of them for long periods of time without adjustment.    Saddlers have been using science…
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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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The System X – How does it fit?

Evolutionary saddles with the System X are built to fit your horse for a lifetime. They ARE NOT the plastic, rubber or Styrofoam filled, 5-7 year replacement saddle. What you purchase is total quality. Starting with the solid ponderosa pine saddle tree that is Kevlar wrapped then DURAhide finished!  The tree comes with a limited,…
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