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Re: [RC] [CTR] Girth bumps? - Jennifer Thompson

"grendel@xxxxxxxxxx" wrote:

Hi Jennifer,

This can often happen if you don't leave the saddle on until the horse
cools down. It can happen in the girth area and at the shoulders.

(snip)

I also agree that you should ride with at least a breastcollar to keep the
saddle in place.

Lissa in Iowa

Thanks Lissa!

I will try to remember not to take the saddle off ASAP like I usually do on
this next ride and see what happens.  Of course, I won't know if the bumps will
have reappeared again anyway, but heck, I'll do whatever I can to prevent them!

I do ride with a breast collar, but not a crupper.  I *bought* a crupper a
while back, just haven't used it yet.  :)    Probably would have helped.
Hindsight, and all that.

Thanks,
Jennifer




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