2nd Generation Imus Comfort Gait Bit
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Imus 4-Beat® Elite
The Imus 4-Beat® Elite saddle offers all the quality and durability of the all-leather 4-Beat® saddle, but at a much lighter weight,and price!
- Only 24 lbs fully rigged
- Structurally Identical to the full leather version
- Oil and wax infused thread is used for the synthetic parts, offering durability and water and dirt resistance
$1,795$1495 Till Feb 1st!
Imus 4-Beat & Phoenix Rising Legacy Saddles Features and Info Part 1
In this video we break down a few of the key features of the Imus 4-Beat and Phoenix Rising Legacy Saddles. Discussed are the flexible tree, leather suspended ground seat, and Supracor material built under the bars of the tree and skirting. Our 14 day trial and expert fitting benefits are discussed.
Gaited Horse Saddle Fitting and Equitation (VIDEO)
A big topic of discussion is the best gaited horse saddle and tack for your gaited horse. Brenda Imus advocated for the sound training and riding techniques of the gaited horse. She developed a gaited saddle that has unique features that allows horses to move with complete freedom of movement, which is the cornerstone of developing an evenly timed 4-beat gait in good form. Gaited horses require an unusual degree of freedom of movement from back to front through their back, neck and poll. This presents a variety of challenges when fitting a gaited horse. In this saddle fitting video, Brenda Imus discusses gaited horse saddle fitting, conformation, different types of saddle trees, and how equitation affects your horse's movement. Discusses features of the Imus 4-Beat Gaited ® Saddle. (22 minutes)
Video: Bitting the Gaited (and non-gaited) Horse
In this video Brenda Imus demonstrates the dynamics of commonly used bits for both gaited and non-gaited horses. Informative and easy to understand, Brenda breaks down how different horse bits function in your horse's mouth when you take on the rein and explains why a bit should not be used to 'get gait'.
How to Check for Saddle Fit
Does your gaited horse spook a lot? Do you have a problem with rushing, or is the horse herd bound or barn sour? Perhaps you hate that uncomfortable pace, but can’t seem to train him to the smoother gait you expected? Your problems may all be a result of your horse responding to a saddle that is causing pain. When I first started working with a wide variety of gaited horses, it became increasingly apparent that many common problems originated with discomfort experienced as the result of improper saddle fit, and dynamics. These are two separate, but related, issues.
Saddle fit – especially for Western style saddles – can be a problem because many...
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