Frequently asked questions about Event saddle answered by oursaddlery.com
FAQ Event Saddles: Find answers to the most commonly asked questions about Event Saddles. From fit and sizing to care and maintenance, we’ve got you covered. Learn about the different types of Event Saddles available and the features that set them apart. Discover how to properly measure for a perfect fit and get tips for keeping your saddle in top condition. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rider, our comprehensive guide has something for everyone.
Frequently asked questions about Event Saddles
How do you recognize an ill-fitting Event saddle?
If your horse’s back shows reduced muscling, this could be a sign of an ill-fitting saddle. Reduced muscling of the back can be recognized by the visibility of the spine. Does your horse walk in a crooked way and therefore the saddle may not fit well? This may be due to the uneven position of the hooves. Take a look at our size guide page.
What is the difference between an Eventing saddle and a jumping saddle?
A true eventing saddle has, only 1 sweat sheet, is very lightweight, and is most close contact. A jumping saddle, on the other hand, has 2 blades and is heavier.
What materials are Eventing saddles typically made from?
Based on their technical and sporting requirements, riders can choose between saddles with either the revolutionary carbon fiber tree, a traditional wooden tree, or a tree made of innovative synthetic material.
How do I care for my Eventing saddle?
To care for your jumping saddle, it is important to clean and condition the leather regularly, as well as to keep the saddle stored in a dry, cool place. It is also important to have a professional check the fit of the saddle periodically to ensure it continues to fit your horse properly.