Can Stübben saddles be adjusted?

The Stübben saddle may be altered any time in its width by means of the device Change-a-Stübben, developed in-house. During the process of change only the ends of the gullet are dimensionally adapted.

What happens if your saddle is too big?

When a saddle is too wide in the front, it can sink down over the withers. This takes the saddle out of balance by making the pommel lower than the cantle, which in turn carries more pressure over the front of the tree (at the withers/shoulders) than a saddle with a properly sized tree.

Is a wider saddle more comfortable?

Saddle shape – Wider saddles tend to be more comfortable so are good for long rides or leisurely riders where extra weight from more materials isn’t an issue. Thinner saddles tend to be better for short efforts – such as racing – where comfort isn’t dispensed with entirely but is compromised in favour of other factors.

What is a saddle Devil?

Saddle Devil Tutorial – YouTube

What does Reflocking a saddle mean?

Saddle reflocking is the process by which the old material in the saddle panels is removed and. new wool is placed inside the panels. Over time, the wool will compress and become hard, lumpy and bumpy need to be replaced. The saddle will also become unbalanced.

How do you flock a western saddle?

DC Saddle Flocking.m4v – YouTube

How tight should the saddle be on the horses shoulder?

The saddle should have 2-3 fingers clearance on the top and around the side of the withers. The saddle must have be an opening (clearance) on the sides of his withers to accommodate the shoulder rotation upwards and backwards during movement. A horse whose saddle pinches his withers may be reluctant to go forward.

How do you fix a saddle that is too narrow?

The fit on the narrower side can be adjusted by a professional saddle fitter through the use of flocking, shimming or correction pads. This is an example of a bad fit because the tree is too small. Points press straight down into the shoulder blade.

Why does my western saddle pop up in the back?

However, if you do have a situation where the saddle really is lifting up at the back, the most common reason is that the saddle is too wide for the horse. This can be because of too wide a bar spread or too wide a bar angle.


Videos

Stubben 1894 Dressage Saddle Review – YouTube

Stübben D Genesis Special Saddle – YouTube

Stübben S Ascend Saddle – YouTube


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