Type: Posts; User: GallopingGrape
White vinegar in every crevice first.. then Leather Therapy with mold resistance. The vinegar will kill the spores.
A pad will not fix an ill fitting saddle, especially one that is too tight... best to find one that fits!
Your stirrups should be just about where they are in your dressage saddle, a nice long leg. Turn the stirrups with a broom and you should feel better.
Lucky Drive Ranch in Catlett is great. I may have a few numbers on my community board at The Galloping Grape if you stop by.
I ride in the Bob Marshall and sell the Black Forest. Definitely use the Granduer pad.... The Granduer Suspension Plus is not necessary for your situation.
Jezebel doesnt even get the article right... she said Cathy Gulick is the proprietor, Kim Pinello is the owner.
Thanks!! Here is the video.... http://www.wusa9.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=288563
Im not sure if the mods will delete this... Im posting purely from a proud moment of a small saddle shop. Our local news did a story on The Galloping Grape which I think was awesome.. beaming with...
We get them in occasion. I have a new Alamo light oil on sale from $900 to $500. You can add your own bling.
Or take it to your local saddle consignment store.
Run a vaccum over it.... thats the best way, you can get it looking nearly brand new. .... but agree with the poster above... a lovely wool pad is meant to go against the skin of the horse.
Www.GallopingGrape.com In Virginia. All trials are free
Bob Marshall all the way... I put 30+ miles a week on it, its perfect.
Call me for any Black Forest saddles and you wont have to deal directly!!
I ride in a Bob Marshall and its fabulous!
Www.Phubby.com armband for smart phones and you don't have to pull it out of the armband to use it. We sell them at The Galloping Grape...... WateryGlen I had my worse wreck on a "routine" ride not...
i opened my own tack store about 7 years ago... I like to bring in alot of local products, hand made pads etc. We will be stocking bensmom's saddle soaps here soon too. We love to keep it local and...
Another vote for Endomundo....
Post the saddle fitting pics here, we can help! Or send them to me directly. It wont cost you a thing..........
Definitely check saddle fit first. You are welcome to send me photos, I can give you some idea if that's the cause.... And it's free:winkgrin::winkgrin: send pictures at all angles to...
EXCELLENT ANSWER COWBOYMOM
I never ride without a rear cinch and it's alwAys snug. Front is snug, rear is snug, and neither is tight.
Alberta's are decent synthetic saddles. They wear like iron, they are mostly comfortable and as long as it fits your horse, they are great! Flex trees can be helpful as long as the rider is under...
Here's one http://gallopinggrape.com/18tadcoffina5smartride.aspx
I have an 18" Tad Coffin Smart Ride Saddle for sale, made 11/09 in excellent condition. PM if you are interested.
Can you post pics so we can see which part is bothering you? If you do center fire on one side you HAVE to do it on both. Center fire will still buckle under your leg.....