On this page you find some basic shimming concepts worth experimenting with for your LEVEL shaped Horse – Mutton Withered 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 LEVEL Horse – Mutton Withered

Western Saddle Generously Wide

MUTTON WITHERED ROUND FLAT BACK HORSE Gallery Profile

Western Saddle Too Narrow

MUTTON WITHERED ROUND FLAT BACK HORSE Gallery Profile
Thin Long Shim Pattern
Thin Long Shim with Thin Rear Shim Pattern

English Shimming for a LEVEL Horse – Mutton Withered

English Saddle Generously Wide

MUTTON WITHERED ROUND FLAT BACK HORSE Gallery Profile

English Saddle Too Narrow

MUTTON WITHERED ROUND FLAT BACK HORSE Gallery Profile
Thin Long Shim Pattern
Thin Long Shim with Thin Rear Shim Pattern