The importance of the saddle on the horse

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A horse if the right mount Is synonymous with many problems. If he protests angrily when palpating his back, he shakes his skin on the withers as if he were going to remove a fly, he moves nervously, he has hard and contracted muscles, and when we touch him we cause him pain, it is a sign that the saddle is bothering him.

The armor is composed of an iron arch in the front and the bridge, which holds the rest of the armor. The bridge must be of adequate width for the horse to avoid damage. The central channel should clear the spine. The Bastes must have the same shape as the horse's backIf not, there will be strong pressures in certain areas and nothing in others.


A good saddle is to avoid injuries to the horse and its comfort, nor does not always the most expensive have to be the best, you simply have to look for the suitable measure for your complexion.

Saddle measurements are measured in inches and refer to the length of the seat which is for the comfort of the rider, not the horse. The bridge width is normally measured in centimeters or by description: super wide, wide, normal, narrow, super narrow. Typically five width measurements can be found, some manufacturers make even more.

You have to take into account the different types of saddle according to each discipline. The western is built with armor, like English mounts. They tend to have the seat very back, it will not matter if the horse is very strong on the back, but it will punish the weaker horses on the back a lot. Although the cowboy saddle is different, it is not suitable for the rider to load all his weight on the back.

A horse that has carried a bad mount will be averse to itEven if you wear a new one, for this you have to get used to it so that it takes away your fear and checks that it does not cause you pain.


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