On this page you find some basic shimming concepts worth experimenting with for your LEVEL shaped Horse and your generously wide or too narrow English/Western Saddle.

This is a great starting point for you and for some Horse/Saddle combinations it will be all it takes to ensure you and your Horse travel comfortably. However, if you have found your saddle does bridge, rock or has any other further challenges or you simply want more support to find the right shim pattern, please fill in a FREE SADDLE FIT EVALUATION and we’re happy to help!

Western Shimming for a Horse with Level Profile

Level Horse Western Saddle Generously Wide
Levell Horse Western Saddle Generously Wide
Shoulder shim and thin rear shim pattern
Thin shoulder and rear shim pattern

English Shimming for a Horse with Level Profile

Level Horse English Saddle Generously Wide
Level Horse English Saddle Too Narrow
Shoulder shim and thin rear shim pattern
Thin shoulder and rear shim pattern

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FREE SADDLE FIT EVALUATION