On this page you find some basic shimming concepts worth experimenting with for your DOWNHILL Horse with round shoulders 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 Downhill Horse with Round Shoulders

ROUND SHOULDERED MUSTANG Western Saddle Too Narrow

Western Saddle Too Narrow

DOWNHILL HORSE ROUND SHOULDERS Gallery Profile
Shim for horse with round shoulders
Long Shim Pattern

English Shimming for Downhill Horse with Round Shoulders

English Saddle Generously Wide

DOWNHILL HORSE ROUND SHOULDERS Gallery Profile

English Saddle Too Narrow

DOWNHILL HORSE ROUND SHOULDERS Gallery Profile
Shim for horse with round shoulders
Long Shim Pattern