On this page you find some basic shimming concepts worth experimenting with for your UPHILL 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 an Uphill Profile

Uphill Horse with generously wide western saddle
UPHILL Horse Western Saddle TOO NARROW
Thin shoulder and thin rear shim pattern
Shims for uphill horse

English Shimming for a Horse with an UPHILL profile

Uphill horse English generously wide
UPHILL Horse English Saddle Too Narrow
Thin shoulder and thin rear shim pattern
Shims for uphill horse