......doesn't Len Brown of Orthoflex say that its easier
on the horse to spread the body weight out over more square
inches of saddle...that a heavier rider using a light small
saddle does't do the horse any favors....and I think it
was in his literature that I read about keeping a tight
But what are we judging tight by...getting a few fingers
inbetween ? I am judging tight by having it tight enough
for me to mount unassisted and the saddle stay put.And I'm
a heavyweight rider age 51 with occasionally uncoordinated
days when I have to drag myself up without much grace.
Never had any problems with girth galls. Use a neoprene
girth on Orthoflex traditional saddle, vintage 1989.