how to buy used saddle

Buying a New or Used Saddle                 The horse, there is a saying, “don't put the saddle before the horse”. Well take it literally. The saddle is what holds you to the horses back. It must fit the horses back for it to safely and effectively hold you on. That being said, horses are NOT just one size fits all. There are wide backs, narrow backs, long and short. In short, horses come in all shapes and sizes. To fit a saddle well you need to know a few things about your horses back. A wither tracing can help determine the first question of what size.               Measure the gullet of a...