On this page you find some basic shimming concepts worth experimenting with for your LEVEL shaped Horse with Narrow Frame 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 with Narrow Frame

Western Saddle Generously Wide

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Western Saddle Too Narrow

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Shoulder Shim Pattern
Thin Shoulder Shim Pattern

English Shimming for a LEVEL Horse with Narrow Frame

English Saddle Generously Wide

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English Saddle Too Narrow

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Shoulder Shim Pattern
Thin Shoulder Shim Pattern