Saddle Fitting

Can you re-fit my saddle to my new horse?

I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn’t know. — Mark Twain High maintenance? Moi? Several times a week, at least, I get inquiries about whether it would be possible to “re-fit” a saddle that was originally purchased for a different horse. I never know how to answer this, except to say that there is nothing black and white about fitting...

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The learning curve is bell-shaped

I just returned (well, three weeks ago) from a trip south to do a saddle fitting clinic and teaching seminar. While there, I spent a couple of days with one of our long-time clients, a viagra for sale professi buy kamagra onal rider who is an international-level competitor and trainer. She was having some training issues with a very talented (and ridiculously charming) young horse who was . . ....

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Saddle Fitting – Rider vs. Horse

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When saddle fit collides with logic

“Logic and fact keep interfering with the easy flow of conversation.” - Mason Cooley Before I was a saddle fitter, I was a career Foreign Service Officer, trained in international economics. Since almost nothing ever works as it theoretically should in economics, and since no one seriously expects that it will, economists are rarely blamed when they don’t get it right. This is not so with...

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A visit by the saddle fitter

“Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment.” - Rita Mae Brown I had a chat this afternoon with one of our clients in another part of the country about the impending visit of a saddle fitter to her barn. She is pondering whether she should sign up for an evaluation of her saddle. “Do you think they can make an objective judgment,” she wonders, “or...

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