The tree is not the same as the gullet.

I’ve come across this misconception several times: People who refer to the tree size as the gullet size.

Since I just wrote about trees, I thought it was worth clarifying this point.

The tree is the underlying framework of the saddle.
The gullet is the channel that runs from the pommel to the cantle on the underside of the saddle.
Although the size of the tree influences the front of the gullet, the tree size and the gullet size are not the same.

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