Quiz 1: What is the Process for Fitting A Saddle?

Process for Fitting A Saddle

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1.What is the first step in fitting a saddle for both English and Western saddles?

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2.What is the purpose of a saddle pad in saddle fitting?

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3.Why is ensuring proper balance and stability important in saddle fitting?

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4.  Which type of saddle requires more attention to rider balance due to its unique design?

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5. What is the purpose of adjusting the stirrup length during saddle fitting?

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6. What part of the horse's anatomy should you pay special attention to when fitting a saddle?

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7.How do you determine the weight-bearing area of a horse’s back?

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8. What should you check when selecting a saddle pad for a Western saddle?

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9.Why is saddle pad selection important in saddle fitting?

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10. When fitting a saddle, why is it crucial to adjust the girth (cinch) properly?

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11. Which saddle tree material is known for being lightweight and flexible, making it suitable for some saddles?

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12. In Western saddle fitting, what does "bar angle" refer to?

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13) In dressage saddles, due to their design with long billets for closer contact with the rider's legs, which type of English girth is commonly used for even pressure distribution?

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14. What is the primary function of a wither relief pad in saddle fitting?

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  1. When fitting a saddle, what does the term "billets" typically refer to?

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