By Mike Easton. July 7, 2011 There is a great deal of misunderstanding in the equine world in respect to dry spots and what they indicate. Not all dry spots are bad, but you have to understand the mitigating factors, and learn to read what the dry spots are telling you. Much has transpired over […]
Hair-based cinchas have been used for centuries. By Mike Easton From the mountain tops of Mongolia and the plains of Argentina, the rolling hills of Scotland and the western ranges of America, hair-based cinchas have been used for centuries. They were made from wool, mohair, camel hair, horse hair, leather and even human hair. However, over time […]
Saddle Pad Materials By Mike G. Easton;Content Review: Dr. Joyce Harman, D.V. M., Equine Research Specialist. September 19, 2005. Marketing of saddle pads has become big business. All one has to do is make a web search and you will find over 15 pages of manufacturers. Each pad company puts various marketing emphasis on their […]
Built For Horses To make quality saddles, you have to start with quality trees and build them to fit the individual horse and rider. Horse backs are all unique, they change throughout their life-cycle, degrees of fitness, and many are not symmetrical. At Easy Fit Saddles we build our own lightweight semi-flexible tree for horses using a modern material to yield higher […]
Most women don’t know how comfortable a western saddle Built for Women can be!
In order to evaluate the right cinch length for your Horse, you need to know where your horse’s “elbow” is (you can feel it when you lift a leg just a little). You will want the buckle of the cinch to be 5 to 6 inches above that. No higher up the sides, as pressure […]
Made to measure trees We have developed a tree building system that ensures proper fit. We start by utilizing our 3D back profiling system to measure your horse’s back every 2 inches as well as the rock where the tree bar will lay. All the templates are numbered so it easy to communicate and duplicate the […]
Close Contact Our single strap stirrup hangers are made of 2″ nylon seat belt material covered with leather and adjust up and down with a stainless steel T buckle. The strap is every thin and help in reducing the bulk under your leg. The cable girth rigging system is a continuous loop of poly-coated, stainless, aircraft cable […]
Flexible Tree At Easy Fit Saddles we build our own lightweight semi-flexible tree for horses using a modern material to yield higher strength while eliminating weight. They are rigid along the length of the extra wide bars to evenly distribute the rider’s weight but are rotationally flexible to give your horse new-found freedom of movement […]
Fenders and stirrups Fenders/Stirrups: On Easy Fit saddles, the fenders are held in place with industrial strength, unbroken loop (UBL), generally known as Velcro. (This UBL is rated at 1000 which means it can be pulled apart a minimum of 1000 times before it will start to break down.) A 4” piece of a loop […]
All of our saddles are hand-crafted of top quality leather which is 100% bark tanned, wool felt, stainless steel screws, and stainless steel or brass hardware. They are all compact in design, which means lighter weight, shorter skirts, less bulk.