Fitting, using and maintaining a saddle

Advice on saddle fitting and maintenance by the Animal Health Trust in collaboration with World Horse Welfare.

Advice on saddle fitting and maintenance by the Animal Health Trust in collaboration with World Horse Welfare.

Did you know a poorly fitting or maintained saddle can cause injury and welfare problems for your horse?

Here is some simple advice for fitting, using and maintaining your saddle, compiled by the Animal Health Trust in collaboration with World Horse Welfare.

Our research has highlighted some areas that should be carefully considered when fitting a new saddle, which will help to maintain and develop the horse’s topline and reduce the likelihood of back pain.

It is also important to remember to maintain your saddle properly and to make sure it fits both yourself and your horse throughout the year.

Download our helpful advice on fitting, using and maintaining your saddle…

Saddlery
Saddlery leaflet – World Horse Welfare & AHT

Advice for fitting, using and maintaining your saddle, compiled by the Animal Health Trust in collaboration with World Horse Welfare

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