Posts Tagged ‘flocking’

The Flocking Truth… About Flocking

If you’ve read my earlier article Panels, Panels, Panels & Why Your Horse Cares, you’ve learned why wool is the best filling for saddle panels and that not all wool panels are created equal.  In this article we are going to talk about flocking, the most common adjustment we all have done to our saddles, and the…

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The Simplest & Most Overlooked Key in Saddle Fitting

Some of us “lucky ones” have dealt with a hard-to-fit horse or have been though some kind of saddle fit nightmare.  We’ve had to learn first-hand how detailed and complicated saddle fitting can be.  There’s so much to worry about! Are the panels and tree the right size? Are the flaps the right length and in the…

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Panels, Panels, Panels! And Why Your Horse Cares

If you’ve been an equestrian for more than 20 minutes you’ve probably heard some version of the “wool versus foam” panel debate. This article is not really about that benefits of wool compared to foam (or vice versa), since that topic has been beaten to death. But we will touch on it for a moment…

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