VersaFit™ for Horse with Level Profile

 

ESSENTIAL AWARENESS AS WE BEGIN

The first priority in setting up a saddle is to provide room for the horse’s shoulders to move freely. Except in rare circumstances, saddles with no shims cannot offer this. So let’s review shoulder function and Shim placement to insure you’ve got it right for your horse.

Scapula rotation closeup
Standing scapula back edge mark
Locate maximum backswing point of scapula
LEVEL HORSE w good muscle Scap Marks
UPHILL HORSE w good muscle Shoulder Shims
LEVEL HORSE w good muscle Correct Primary shim

NEXT: Choose Your Style of Riding

English Shimming

Level Horse English Saddle Generously Wide
Level Horse English Saddle Too Narrow
Level horse WESTERN GENEROUS Shim Suggestion Versafit Pads Shims 2
Level horse ENGLISH NARROW Shim Suggestion Versafit Pads Shims