This just in! Imus 4-Beat Saddle Review
Hi there! I just Wanted to let you know my gorgeous new saddle (pad and girth) all arrived and WOW what an amazing difference! It's a miracle. It fits my horse perfectly and me too. I feel So much more comfortable and confident and so does my Fiona! I've had a rough go finding the right saddle for her and her demeanor on the two rides in her 4 Beat has been calm and relaxed and not edgy and erratic like before. Thank you thank you thank you! I'm a believer! Attached is a pic in her finery! Gretchen and...
Does your Horse Rush or Barge? This video can help!
Does your horse tend to rush? Always feel like you're checking (fighting) your horse to relax and slow down? Here's a video that just might help give a couple solid tips to help!
Gaits of a Horse Explained!
Ever wonder what gait your horse is performing, or able to perform? This video shows the gait spectrum in regular timing, and slo-mo, with a simple explanation of each. Learn about the pace, step-pace, foxtrot, running walk, and more! https://gaitedhorsesaddles.com/pages/the-gaited-horse-gait-spectrum-video-of-horse-gaits
While we do not have a brick-and-mortar store, our showroom in Lakewood, NY is open M-F by appointment. We can go through the unique features of our products and answer any questions you may have. We also offer in-person saddle fittings with your horse(s) and have a barn with an indoor arena, and boarding available. Western New York is an amazing place to ride and visit, so we have people travel from all over for fittings and stay in the area a few days! Reach out to us for more info! CONTACT US
How to Check your Horse's Saddle Fit
To determine if your saddle is comfortable for your horse when he is being ridden, saddle up as usual. While mounted, have someone from the ground slip the flat of their hand under the front edge of your saddle, just over or in front of the withers. If the gullet of the saddle is too narrow, your helper will be unable to get their hand inserted here. If they can place their hand under the gullet, it may feel tight while the horse is standing still. This is because the horse’s shoulder rotates slightly outward at the top when at...