Suspension Technology in the Best Shock Absorbing Saddle Pads

ThinLine Best Saddle Pad Weight Suspension

What is it, and how does it affect riding and saddle fitting? Suspension Technology™ has been, for the past 20 years, a hallmark of ThinLine.  Through a complicated chemical and mechanical process, ThinLine acts like a suspension bridge; it actually carries the rider’s weight and movement across the entire portion of the ThinLine foam found … Read more

Saddle Fit & Shimming with ThinLine

    All across the country, equestrians are rejoicing for the return of longer days and warmer weather for optimal days spent at the barn and in the saddle. Did your horses take a vacation from regular exercise over the winter? Perhaps you increased activity and showed in Florida, California, Arizona, or South Carolina, or … Read more

Flocked Saddles and the Thinline Trifecta – A Perfect Match

Authored by Fred Taht, Veritas Saddles. The Flocking. As a saddle fitter, one of the most common scenarios I encounter are flocked saddles which have compressed faster in the front, especially new or recently flocked saddles. In most saddles, the stirrup bars are attached to the tree points, see the image. This focuses the rider’s … Read more

Saddle Fitter Terry Peiper on School Horses, Western Dressage and Rider Comfort

Terry Peiper of Fit Right Saddle Solutions in Carlisle PA. ThinLine saddle pads were first introduced to me in 2010 when I asked Susan Harris, an Anatomy in Motion Riding Instructor, for her advice on how we could prevent our lesson horses from becoming sour.  Without hesitation, she answered, “Great saddle pads that absorb the … Read more

Revisión de la almohadilla de sillín de corrección ThinLine Western Felt Pro-Tech

western saddle fit winner

Revisión de almohadillas de sillín de corrección Western Felt Pro-Tech. Almohadilla de sillín de corrección ThinLine Western Felt Pro-Tech reseña de cliente de Tyler Parker de Cross P Livestock , Bellville, TX EL PROBLEMA 1) Tengo una silla de montar ranchera realmente excelente que es lo suficientemente resistente y cómoda para trabajar con vacas todo … Read more

Bridging saddles shim for saddle fit swayback horse

Bridging saddles shim for saddle fit swayback horse Swayback. The horses’ back dips in the center of the top line. It can be caused by a poor saddle fit. Proper muscle development is key to reversing hollow horses. . Most sway backs are not congenital, not a true sway. Often the sway is the result … Read more

How Can You Fit A Saddle On A Swaybacked Horse?

Solve Bridging Issues – ThinLine Supports the Gap If your saddle is bridging – it has little to no contact in the center – your best option will be to use a saddle pad that offers an open shimming system.  While there are many corrective pads on the market, each horse, saddle and saddle pad … Read more

Saddle Fitting the Thoroughbred Horse

The Thoroughbred horse, especially the off the track racehorse can be one of the more daunting breeds to saddle correctly. Most people take one look at their sharp, high withers, the deep shoulders, and they know, without a proper fit, the rest of the back will take a real beating. Add to this the knowledge … Read more