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    Total Saddle Fit Shoulder Relief Girths

    Has anyone tried this brand of Anatomical Girths? Likes, Dislikes? Seems like they would be worth trying since the company offers a 110% money back guarantee.
    Things happen for a reason...so when I reach over and smack you upside the head, just remember...you gave me a reason!

    #2
    I have one...my horse is difficult to fit with kind of wide shoulders and a narrow girth area...and she is a little downhill. The combination really sets us up for the saddle to irritate her shoulders. It has worked very well for her. I am very happy with it.

    The only complaint I have is the leather is very stiff and rubbed a sore....lots of oiling took care of that though.

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      #3
      KB,
      Thank you for the kind remarks about the girth. We now have softer leather and latex padding. I will happily send you another NEW Shoulder Relief Girth totally free if you'd like... as a thank you for the feedback. PM me with your name, email and size and I will get it in the mail ASAP.

      Thank You!!
      Justin


      Originally posted by kb View Post
      I have one...my horse is difficult to fit with kind of wide shoulders and a narrow girth area...and she is a little downhill. The combination really sets us up for the saddle to irritate her shoulders. It has worked very well for her. I am very happy with it.

      The only complaint I have is the leather is very stiff and rubbed a sore....lots of oiling took care of that though.

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        #4
        Thanks Justin I will PM you the info! It is nice to have a product that does what it claims to do and to see a company with great customer service.

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          #5
          Are they only for long billet saddles?

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            #6
            What is the difference between that and something like THIS
            http://www.clarkdesigngrouparchitects.com/index.html - Lets build your dream barn

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              #7
              hmmmmm... interesting, Wish they were longer.
              for more Joy then you can handle
              http://dangerbunny.blogspot.com/

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                #8
                Originally posted by Meredith Clark View Post
                What is the difference between that and something like THIS
                The price?

                Delfina Saddlery also has an anatomical girth for under $100.
                http://www.delfinasaddlery.com/Girth...Girth-p73.html
                The Sempiternal Horse

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                  #9
                  Wow! Seeing that customer service in action makes me definitely want to purchase one. Right on!

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                    #10
                    Total Saddle Fit - How soon will you be coming out with a brown version? How do they run size wise if say the horse currently goes in a 22" Standard girth?
                    Things happen for a reason...so when I reach over and smack you upside the head, just remember...you gave me a reason!

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                      #11
                      Originally posted by RedRyderKy View Post
                      Total Saddle Fit - How soon will you be coming out with a brown version? How do they run size wise if say the horse currently goes in a 22" Standard girth?
                      RedRyderKy - I bought the exact same size as my other girth so I would say it runs true to size.

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                        #12
                        Thanks kb!!!
                        Things happen for a reason...so when I reach over and smack you upside the head, just remember...you gave me a reason!

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                          #13
                          Hi Vineyridge,
                          There will be long girths (jump/all purpose) available in 2 weeks! There will also be brown dressage girths available that same time.

                          Thanks,
                          Justin

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                            #14
                            Originally posted by RedRyderKy View Post
                            Total Saddle Fit - How soon will you be coming out with a brown version? How do they run size wise if say the horse currently goes in a 22" Standard girth?
                            Hi RedRyder,
                            We will have brown dressage girths and jump girths in two weeks (Mid Feb 2014). And the size, as KB mentioned, is exactly true to size when measured buckle end to buckle end.

                            Justin

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                              #15
                              Originally posted by Sempiternal View Post
                              The price?

                              Delfina Saddlery also has an anatomical girth for under $100.
                              http://www.delfinasaddlery.com/Girth...Girth-p73.html
                              Sempiternal,
                              The difference is that the Shoulder Relief Girth has a MUCH deeper offset. This means it keeps the saddle from sliding forward much more effectively.

                              Thanks,
                              Justin

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                                #16
                                The "offset" doesn't look that much deeper than most of the other anatomical girths out there. Also, the Barnsby and Fairfax girths both look to have a deeper "offset" than yours. Yes, they both are pretty pricey.

                                Barnsby Girth

                                Fairfax Girth

                                Not saying your girths are any better or worse than others out there, but all I see is marketing, not necassarily something different.
                                The Sempiternal Horse

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                                  #17
                                  Originally posted by J4J View Post
                                  Wow! Seeing that customer service in action makes me definitely want to purchase one. Right on!
                                  Me too!!!!!

                                  Originally posted by Sempiternal View Post
                                  The "offset" doesn't look that much deeper than most of the other anatomical girths out there. Also, the Barnsby and Fairfax girths both look to have a deeper "offset" than yours. Yes, they both are pretty pricey.

                                  Barnsby Girth

                                  Fairfax Girth

                                  Not saying your girths are any better or worse than others out there, but all I see is marketing, not necassarily something different.
                                  The price difference is pretty enormous. The customer service shown here, in addition to the money back garuntee, would definitely make me try their girth! I'm not in the market for such a girth, but my student is, and I'll be recommending this to her. Seems like you can't go wrong. Plus, both the girths you posted are listed in pounds - makes me think they aren't easy to find over here and probably even more expensive!

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                                    #18
                                    Originally posted by *Trinity* View Post

                                    The price difference is pretty enormous. The customer service shown here, in addition to the money back garuntee, would definitely make me try their girth! I'm not in the market for such a girth, but my student is, and I'll be recommending this to her. Seems like you can't go wrong. Plus, both the girths you posted are listed in pounds - makes me think they aren't easy to find over here and probably even more expensive!
                                    The ones I linked to in my last post were to show girths that were for a very forward girth groove. There were other girths linked to earlier in the thread that are basically the same as girth being discussed and cheaper (the country logic is another option, but will be about $100 more). Tekna also makes a synthetic leather girth that is similar.
                                    The Sempiternal Horse

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                                      #19
                                      I sucked it up and bought this
                                      https://www.smartpakequine.com/prest...FQIOOgod5xQAqg

                                      The leather quality and manufacture is top notch.
                                      "The mighty oak is a nut who stood its ground"

                                      "...you'll never win Olympic gold by shaking a carrot stick at a warmblood..." see u at x

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                                        #20
                                        Originally posted by Sempiternal View Post
                                        The ones I linked to in my last post were to show girths that were for a very forward girth groove. There were other girths linked to earlier in the thread that are basically the same as girth being discussed and cheaper (the country logic is another option, but will be about $100 more). Tekna also makes a synthetic leather girth that is similar.
                                        Neither of the other girths mentioned previously (Ovation, Delfina) look nearly the same cut as the Total Saddle Fit girth. They are 'basically the same' in that they are anatomical... that seems to be all.

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