Circle Y Sphinx Arabian Show Saddle Wide
THE SPHINX SADDLE HAS THE FLEX2-® TREE TECHNOLOGY-FLEXIBLE IN AN ARABIAN SADDLE-SUPERIOR FIT AND COMFORT FOR THE HORSE AND LIGHTWEIGHT FOR THE RIDER:
Flexible tree design conforms to a horse's back
Flex2 skirts have a shock absorbing neoprene filler for the horse and rider's comfort
Dark Oil Antique or Ultra Lite finish. Silver corner plates front and rear, swell, rear dee, gullet and cantle. Silver spots on front rigging dee. Horn cap. Silver everywhere! Silver on silver Bead Edge silver design.
Specifications for Sphinx Flex2 Arabian Show Saddle
Silver on Silver Bead edge
In Skirt J-Rigging
14 1/2" Deep x 26" Long
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How do you know what size of saddle to put on your horse?
Best Answer: Whether youâ€™re hitting the trail or cruising around the show ring, saddle fit is important.
Saddles need to fit both horse and rider; an uncomfortable team will not be able to perform its best. Western saddles are available in different seat sizes, in half-inch increments, which normally range from 12 to 18 inches. You can measure the seat size on a Western saddle by measuring from the base of the horn, straight back to the rear of the seat (where the cantle begins). This measurement, in inches, is your saddleâ€™s seat size. General rules-of-thumb on seat sizes is as follows: Youth 12"- 13" seat Small Adult 14" seat Average Adult 15" seat Large Adult 16" seat Extra Large Adult 17" seat A note: if you know your English saddle seat size, you can figure out your Western size by subtracting 2 inches. So if you ride in a 16" Close Contact, you will ride in a 14" Western saddle. When sitting in a properly fitted Western saddle there should be approximately 4 inches between the front of your body and the fork on your saddle. Of course, everybody is built differently and some riders prefer looser saddle fits, while others may prefer a tighter fit. One thing to keep in mind, if you are between sizes and one size seems too small but the next size up seems too big; it is generally a better bet to go with a saddle that feels a little too big.