October 29, 2010.Reading time 3 minutes.
Although women now dominate most equestrian pursuits in the U.S., it’s taken a long time for saddle manufacturers to catch up with the gender shift. English saddles were originally made for men to ride in the military or the hunt field. During World War I, that trend which was solidified, causing most saddles to be […]
March 23, 2010.Reading time 2 minutes.
Today’s a fitting day to show the next video in the Schleese saddle fitting video series as today my saddle fitter came to the barn for our spring tune up. I like to have my saddles fit before hunting season begins because galloping in half seat and jumping fences for a couple of hours in […]
March 22, 2008.Reading time 3 minutes.
The trouble with eBay is that it’s too darn easy to buy things. I know better than to visit tack stores because it’s hard not to resist impulse purchases, but eBay has brought that temptation to my computer screen. Now I can peruse an endless parade of saddles (my greatest weakness) and any number of […]