The innovative systems in our saddles offer unsurpassed flexibility in achieving an optimal fit, however, no one saddle can claim to fit any horse. It is always recommended you seek ongoing professional advice on the fit and in meeting the unique needs of each horse/rider combination.
How do you fit a Wintec saddle to a horse?
- Checking for sufficient clearance. Sufficient clearance of your horse’s wither, across the width and length of the spine, should be maintained at all times.
- Checking for even bearing. Your saddle should bear evenly on your horse’s back, providing a close fit.
- Checking for a balanced seat.
How do I change my Wintec Easy Change gullet?
Wintec and Bates Easy Change Gullet System ® – YouTube
Can a saddle be adjusted?
Most saddles can be adjusted to some degree – it’s up to us to determine that our horse’s saddle is a bit wonky, and then we need to do something about it! Proper flocking in your saddle makes things comfortable for your horse. It distributes the weight the saddle and rider evenly, avoiding painful pressure points.
How do you change the gauge on a easy gullet?
EASY-CHANGE Fit Solution – Step 3. Select the optimal gullet – YouTube
How do I change my HDR gullet?
How to Change Your Saddle’s Gullet with GFS | HorseandRider UK
How do you fit an adjustable saddle?
Wither Clearance – You should be able to fit 3 to 4 fingers between your horse or pony’s withers and underneath the pommel of the saddle. Your saddle should not touch or lie on the horse’s spine at all. Tree shape – All saddles have different shape trees, so you may need to consider this when purchasing a saddle.
What is the saddle nail?
Saddle nails. Commonly used in the manufacture of saddles to secure leather to the tree. Available in chrome-plated or brass finish.
How do you fit a FairFax saddle?
- Place the edge of your hand against the horse’s chest between his body and the yoke of the breastplate.
- Adjust strap three.
- If using a martingale, use one with a traditional loose neck strap (not one that attaches to the saddle D-rings) and position it over the top of the breastplate.
Where is the saddle nail?
Locate your horse’s shoulder and check to see that the nail of the saddle is approximately three fingers distance from the edge of your horse’s shoulder.
Are all Thorowgood saddles adjustable?
Are all thorowgood saddles adjustable? Yes all the newer models are, some older styles do not have the changeable gullet system but this should be stated on any advert that they are not adjustable.
How do you fit a Thorowgood gullet?
How to fit a Thorowgood saddle – YouTube
How do you change the gullet on a Fairfax saddle?
EASY Way To Change a Kent & Masters Gullet Bar (Thorowgood …
How do I know what saddle will fit my horse?
If you know your seat size in an English saddle, a good rule of thumb is to choose a Western saddle with a seat size two inches smaller than your typical English saddle size. Sit in the Western saddle. There should be about four inches between your body and the swell of the saddle.
How do I know if my saddle has full quarter horse bars?
The pommel is the front of the saddle and has the horn sitting on top of it. A saddle with full quarter horse bars will typically measure 7 inches across the gullet. A saddle with semi-quarter horse bars normally has a gullet measurement of 6 3/4 inches.
What size is a medium wide gullet?
|Medium or Average||6.5”|
What size is a blue wintec gullet?
If your gullet has been changed after purchase the colours are sized as follows: Yellow – Narrow, Green – Medium Narrow, Black – Medium, Blue – Medium wide, Red – Wide, and White is Extra wide.
How do you change a gullet on a Wintec saddle?
Wintec and Bates saddle gullet changing – YouTube
How do you measure gullet size?
Place your hand into the space between the saddle and your horse’s wither, using your fingers to measure the vertical space. The gap should fit no more than two fingers to two and a half fingers. If three or more fingers fit, the gullet is too narrow. If fewer than two fingers fit, the gullet is too wide.
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