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The horse’s back shape makes a difference in determining which Shims to choose and where to put them.  Below is a collection of typical back types, along with some basic shimming considerations.  Find the one most similar to your horse, and click on that image. Want more detail for your personal horse? Click here and send us the photos we need plus a little information.

NOTE: If you don’t see a body resembling your horse, please send a good profile portrait via the FREE SADDLE FIT EVALUATION. We’ll address your situation and incorporate it in our library so others can learn, too. Our aim is to help you feel confident in fitting your saddle for the life of your horse or any horse in the barn!

If you would like to learn more about back shapes, conformation and posture in horses, keep learning HERE