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Publié le 6 Mai 2017 à 12h45 - 529 visites

How to choose a saddle suitable for the horse ?

Finding a saddle to his horse is a bit like finding shoes at his feet. There is no advantage to buying this type of accessory if it is not suitable for the pet. The disadvantages are many. However, it is not always easy to find the right saddle that is neither too big nor too small for the horse. Here are some tips to help you narrow down your choice.

What you should know beforehand?

Before you even go to the specialty store for pet accessories and equipment, you should know the animal in question. You should then answer these few questions: how is it? What are her measurements? Is it possible that it grows or grows or not? The first question is to determine the characteristics of your pet. If it is very passive, calm and well tamed, the equitack accessory must not be too tight. Regarding the second question, you should measure its dimensions. Depending on this data, you can choose the saddle that suits your needs. Finally, if your pet is growing, for example, there is no need to buy a small saddle unless you think of buying another one later.

Tailor-made or not?

There are two possibilities when purchasing your equitack accessory. Either you buy equipment at a shop or a specialized store, or you have one made by a craftsman. In both cases, there are advantages and disadvantages. The first option allows you to have an accessory right away without waiting. You should just know your pet well to avoid unnecessary purchases and waste. If you ever make a mistake about your measurements, the equipment may be too tight or too large for him. This would be uncomfortable not only for you but for the horse as well. The second option allows you to design a saddle according to the measurements of your horse. You can even bring some custom keys. Only downside, you should wait for a while. This second alternative may also prove to be more expensive.

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