Circle Y Blog

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INTRODUCTION TO SADDLE FIT

At Circle Y, we believe achieving proper saddle fit is the first step to an enjoyable ride. Our Introduction to Saddle Fit will get you on your way to understanding and decide if you have a saddle fit issue Read More.


 

SADDLE FITTING MADE SIMPLE

Saddle fit your horse like a pro. We’ll give you more detailed tools to evaluate your horse, your current saddle, and see if there’s a problem to fix. View our videos and download our saddle fit guide. Read More.


 

A SADDLE MADE FOR YOUR GAITED HORSE

Gaited horses are put together differently when compared to the trotting breeds. The Trail Gaiter® saddles were created to provide your gaited horse the freedom of movement required to perform his unique gait. Each uses our popular Flex2® tree for lightweight comfort. Read More.


 

CURE YOUR SQUEAKY SADDLE

Ugh…the sound of your ride is interrupted with an annoying squeak from your saddle’s leather. What’s the magic trick to quiet a squeaky saddle? First, take a look at your saddle. Read More.


 

SADDLES THAT WEIGHT LESS THAN 23 LBS.

“I love heaving my 500 lbs. saddle on my horse while struggling and breaking a sweat!” – said no one ever. Enjoy saddling up with these lightweight saddles – all weigh less than 23 lbs! (weights are based upon a 16” seat size). Read More. 


 

TRANSFORM YOUR RIDE IN A TREELESS SADDLE.

Are you looking to improve your times, increase your horses’ comfort, and be closer to your horse? Lots of riders have made the switch to a Tammy Fischer treeless barrel saddle to improve their ride and their horses’ comfort. Each Circle Y treeless barrel saddle is made with the top insights from champion barrel racer Tammy Fischer. Read More.


 

HOW TO MEASURE A SEAT SIZE.

It’s easy to measure a western saddle’s seat size. Use a retractable tape measurer. Start the tape measure behind the swell and stretch it across the seat to the front of the cantle. That measurement is the seat size. Read More.