Tag Archives: Saddle Fit

Adding a Half Pad to a Custom Fit Saddle

Saddle Fit Questions and Answers with August Equine.  Why would you add a half pad to a custom saddle? “There are actually a few reasons to consider the use of half pads. (*Important to note that not all half pads are created equal) I use the half pad as an extension of a well-fitted saddle. […]

Flocked Saddles Issues and Solutions: Using a ThinLine

Written by Fred Taht, Veritas Saddles As a saddle fitter, one of the most common scenarios I encounter are flocked saddles which have compressed faster in the front – especially new or recently flocked saddles. In most saddles, the stirrup bars are attached to the tree points (right). This focuses the rider’s weight on the […]