Split Ear Bridle – Also known as the One Ear bridle, the main difference between this and the common Western bridle is that the leather strap goes behind one ear and in front of the other, rather than behind both ears for extra security in keeping the bridle on.
The saddle swell or fork (or, if you're English, pommel) is the part of the saddle that holds together the bars of the tree. It also supports the horn. There are three different styles of swells: the A fork (or "slick fork"), the swell fork, and the undercut swell fork.
Horn: knob-like appendage attached to the pommel or swells, most commonly associated with the modern western saddle, but seen on some saddle designs in other cultures. knee rolls: Seen on some English saddles , extra padding on the front of the flaps to help stabilize the rider's leg.
Classique jumping saddle The Classique jumping saddle is a traditional flocked saddle with a unique tree and panel system. The WOW patented tree with lateral flexion means that as the horse moves, the tree twists from side to side to allow freedom of movement.
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Tree width and tree angle need to be adjusted together. If the width of your saddle’s tree is correct for your horse, but the angle is incorrect, the saddle will not fit your horse. Adding flocking to or removing flocking from the vertical panels of the saddle will not solve the problem. And at times both the width and angle of the saddle’s tree are incorrect for a particular horse.
Saddle seat is a style of horseback riding within the category of English riding that is designed to show off the high action of certain horse breeds. The style developed into its modern form in the United States, and is also seen in Canada and South Africa.
Western saddles are used for western riding and are the saddles used on working horses on cattle ranches throughout the United States, particularly in the west. They are the "cowboy" saddles familiar to movie viewers, rodeo fans, and those who have gone on trail rides at guest ranches.
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