National Saddle Centre NSC saddles

By: National Saddle Centre  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Horse, Saddle, Dressage Saddles


 Not sure where to start, have a look at the information, explanations & photos below

For the Dressage Rider

Standard or narrow seat

This can only be determined by a test ride, to ensure  maximum comfort and effective riding position


For the Jump Rider

Standard or wider seat 

This can only be determined by a test ride, to ensure  maximum comfort and effective riding position

Standard or forward leg flaps

Dependant on preferred leg position and length of leg

For the Hunt/General Purpose Rider

Standard  seat 

Maximum comfort and effective riding position, excellent support when longer time in the saddle is required


For the Horse

Tree profiles

We offer different tree profiles to suit the thoroughbred, warmblood or flat back type horse, this combined with most suitable panel and rear gusset ensures the most sympathetic distribution of the riders weight.Appropriate for:
  • T.B Shape
  • High Withers
  • Higher behind than in front
  • On the forehand
  • Any tendency for rider to tip forwards
  • When horse is difficult to sit to


Standard panel, available in any saddle
Appropriate for

  • Well muscled back
  • Straight forward conformation and action
  • Where rider wants a closer feel to the horse

Scalloped panel, available with dressage saddles
Appropriate for

  • Short back
  • Loaded Shoulder
  • Where shoulder distorts fit and destabilises saddle
  • Saddle moves forward

N.B. most often used as a Scalloped and Dropped Panel

 

Keywords: Dressage Saddles, Horse, Saddle

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