Jackpot

I rode in my new saddle for the third time yesterday. I moved the saddle back, added another pad, moved the saddle back some more, shortened my stirrups and….jackpot! It was perfect! I got on and felt that same “home” feeling that I felt when I originally tried it....

NEW Saddle!!

My new saddle is here! It actually came a few weeks ago, but I haven’t posted about it because I haven’t been riding. It slightly dampened how excited I was, but I am still super thrilled! So after a few weeks of it being expensive decor in my house,...

Saddle Time

Well, it worked out! A Parelli friend is allowing me to loan her saddle for a few months until mine comes in. Yahoo!!! Even if I don’t ride much, I think this is a great opportunity to get Estella used to wearing a saddle. Considering she has only worn...

Balance Saddle Review – Part 1

After the horrible treeless saddle experience (the saddle wasn’t even the worst part, the customer service was. Saving that for another day…), I decided I had to do something different. After wasting my time and money I knew I now had to go with my gut and all along...

Treeless Saddle Review – Barefoot Tahoe

Last month (June 2014) I purchased my first treeless saddle. I have never tried one before, but it sounded like it was exactly what I needed: a good saddle that wouldn’t interfer with Estella’s shoulder movement, wouldn’t need to be changed as she grows, and wouldn’t cost me my entire...

Saddle Induced Death

Now that school is done and I finally have time to do my own research, I have been spending every free second looking into saddles. Saddles are the one thing I hate about the horse world because there are so many options and so many ways to fit them....