It is a windy day in March here, and rather than face the trek out to get my horse in the far corner of a large pasture, I decided to answer a frequent question about air panels. People often ask if the panel needs to be adjusted to compensate for different temperature like winter to … More Do Air Panels Change with Temperature?
Horse riders experience some of the most intense moments. Imagine you are on top of the horse doing an extended trot yet you are not comfortable. You are tense and in “protection mode” instead of flowing with the energy, the performance of a horse is based on the comfort of both the horse and the … More Custom Saddle Fitting – Wow Saddles
Horse Equipment for First Time Riders If you own a horse or maybe you have just started thinking of owning one, there is a lot of information that you need to know before getting a Saddle Fitting in Michigan. Horses can be kept for fun, and they are also bred for sports. For the … More Saddle Fitting And Sales Michigan
Experts say that a saddle is a huge commitment towards your horse as well as your bank balance. The welfare and willingness of your horse, your riding comfort as well as overall performance can be a concern when looking to purchase a new saddle. How do you know you have the right one, before investing … More Saddle Fitting Ontario and Direct Sales
Just like the name, WOW horse saddles are a thing of beauty and utmost satisfaction. Having been born from extensive research and development by First Thought Equine Ltd, these saddles gained a large reputation in the horse riding community and earned the name WOW. It has been tested in at least three different continents, outperforming … More Buy Wow Horse Saddles
Happy Backs Riding’s new saddle press will give me the capability to adjust other brands of saddles like Schleese, DK and Passier. The price for adjustment is $100.
Happy Back Riding now carries Tech Stirrups. These stirrups work perfectly with WOW stirrup leathers and WOW saddles. The PATENTED Tech Stirrups are entirely produced in Italy. They are made of AERONAUTICAL ALUMINIUM billet and fitted with stainless steel blocked screws. They are treated with a 20 micron anodization to preserve the aesthetic quality. Specifications: … More Tech Stirrups
This is a Port Lewis pad impression of a saddle that had its gullet plate adjusted to fit the shape of the horse and the impression was taken a few days after the fitting. The impression shows a fit with no pressure points. The gullet plate fits the horse well. Very good, except there is … More Port Lewis Pad Analysis- the shape of the back
Proper channel width of your saddle may be the most important fit parameter and if the channel is too narrow, putting on a thicker pad will only make it worse. The saddle should completely clear all processes of the horse’s vertebra and sit on the longissimus muscle. If the channel is too narrow the … More Port Lewis Pad Analysis: Evaluating channel width.
I highly recommend reading this book! I’m sure this book has helped many horses and I hope we can reach even more. I wish people understood that “girthiness” is not obstinacy, it is the horse trying to tell you the saddle causes pain. Other symptoms of bad saddle fit are: tail swishing carrying the tail … More Book Review