A well-fitting saddle is one of key elements of a ridden horse welfare. When your saddle fits your horse and you movement and partnership is efficient, comfortable and more enjoyable for both of you - whatever you do together.
In exchange for your email address and country of residence ... you too can download this 19 page .pdf on assessing conformation.
The document considers saddle position in the context of conformation - fabulous. Here are the first few lines of that section:
Saddle position takes into account the shape and size of the withers, orientation of the shoulder and underline of the trunk at the level of the elbows. It should be considered separately because of its’ impact on performance in every riding horse.
Have a read - straight forward and very helpful ...
I have a new PDF to share on Introduction to Equine Conformation. It covers where to palpate your horse for assessment, how to view a horse and includes some consideration for filming movement as well as the introduction to conformation. Please feel free to share: