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  1. #1
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    Default Saddle for "roofy backed" horse?

    Just found that term, and it still makes me giggle, but describes my horse's back perfectly.

    He's a TB, normal to high wither (but not like a sharkfin), but has a spine that makes the channels too close to his back. He's not skinny at all, and while his topline could use more muscling, it's a slow go and a lot of it is conformation.

    He'll fit into any dressage saddle I have (all Med Narrow and Mediums) because of the higher pommel, but close contact saddles have been a pain.

    Bonus points if it's a long or forward flap- I'm 5'11 all leg.



  2. #2
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    Default Something you can flock--

    These backs are not easy to make the panels make good contact.

    I have a Richard Castlelow and it fits my tin roof fabulous!!

    I use this term andit depicts it so well!! Run from Butet and styles like these!!



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