Barrel racing saddles

The history of the Western saddle is an interesting one, with origins that can be traced all the way back to the dark ages. When Moorish soldiers invaded Spain during the 8th century, they brought their unique riding style – and innovative tack – with them. Designed to stand up to the challenges of mounted battle, these saddles featured high forks and cantles for greater security, plus long stirrups that made it more comfortable to ride in full armor. This saddle – the precursor to the Western saddle of today – was soon adopted by knights and crusaders. From War Saddle to Stock Saddle...
          Generally, when a rider purchases a saddle for barrel racing, he or she is looking to use it for several years. Naturally a rider purchasing a saddle for barrel racing, wants to get one that is suitable for fast-paced riding. Here are a few significant features to consider when looking at barrel saddles for sale.   The Size of the Saddle:           One of the most important features to look at when shopping for a barrel racing saddle is its size. The size of a western saddle is determined by the length of its seat. So, if a saddle seat measures 15 inches in length, then it is...