It's important to fit a dressage saddle properly on a horse because it has a direct effect on the progress of a rider's training. Discover why a saddle needs to be fit gently on a dressage horse with helpful advice in this video on horse training and dressage.  Youtube video by Equestrian Life


Equitopia presents Master Saddle Fitter Jochen Schleese, CMS, CSFT, CSE discussing how to property fit both western and english saddles. Poor saddle fit can cause pain, sheer cartilage from the shoulder blade, cause spinal subluxation and unwanted behaviors. Pressure on involuntary reflex points, such as the side of the withers and behind the saddle support area can cause the horse to stop moving forward and even buck.  Youtube video by Padmavideo