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HINT: With the horse standing square on level ground, place the saddle slightly forward of the horses wither.
Slide saddle down and back until the saddle stops sliding.
Run your fingers from the front to the back of the horses shoulder blade. The front of your saddle should be behind these rotating blades.
A. The pommel should clear the wither bones by a minimal distance of 2-3 stacked fingers for a used saddle or 3-4 stacked fingers for a new saddle.
B. The panels should be in contact with the horses back from front to back and should span the horses spine.
C. The cantle should be higher than the pommel. The center of the saddle must be the lowest point.
A. The pommel should clear the withers by 2-3 fingers for a used saddle or 2 1/2 -3 fingers for a new saddle.
B. The cantle should be higher (recommended height varies with the style saddle) than the pommel and the rider should feel balanced in the deepest part of the seat, not tipped forward or back.