Western Saddle Fit - The Basics (DVD)

Western Saddle Fit - The Basics (DVD)


Although entitled “The Basics”, this 67 minute video gives you more information – not just the “whats” but the “whys” behind them – than you can get pretty much anywhere else. You will learn not only the Basic Principles that make a Western saddle fit a horse, but also how different factors about the tree, the saddle, the rider and the padding all affect how a saddle fits and functions. It also teaches you how to check out a saddle on a horse to know if it will work or not. And if not, you will understand why not, so you know what needs to be different in a saddle that fits. Plus more! Check out the table of contents below and our review page so see what our customers say about the DVD!

$34.95 US plus shipping


$44.95 Canadian plus shipping

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Be warned – you will want to stop it at times to check out the added pictures and text more closely, and you’ll probably want to watch it more than once. There’s a lot of material in this short video!

Here’s what’s included:

  • Introduction or “Why we think we have something useful to say.”
  • Basic Principles of saddle fit
  • Parts of the tree
  • Tree factors that affect fit
  • Bar misconceptions
  • Parts of the saddle
  • Saddle factors that affect fit
  • Safety
  • Evaluating a horse for fit
  • Seeing a tree on a horse
  • Evaluating a saddle without padding
  • Evaluating a saddle with padding
  • Signs of saddle fit problems
  • Effect of the rider
  • Padding
  • Saddling
  • Conclusion or “It’s really not that complicated.”

Please note:
These DVDs are in NTSC format and may not play in all non-North American DVD players but should play in all computers.

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