S A D D L E . F I T T I N G

M a s t e r   S a d d l e   F i t t e r   -   R o b e r t   M c C a n n

Robert McCann is a member of the Society of master saddlers (UK), Master saddlers qualified saddle fitter and Chief instructor for ASFA saddle fitting courses.

Robert has extensive experience saddle fitting all brands and types of saddles. Robert can provide pre-purchase advice on saddle selections and suitability for you and your horse. Robert has the knowledge and tools to carry out repairs and alterations as required.  

Robert is located in Victoria and visits Darwin every year. If you would like to book a saddle fitting with Robert for his next visit, please contact the store on (08) 8983 2811 to secure your position.  

T i a n n   C a r t e r 

Tiann is locally available for saddle fitting and saddle profiling. Please call the store on (08) 8983 2811 to book your next saddle fit. 

 

Have you done your saddle fitting checks to see if you're due for a Saddle Fit?

5 HORSE BEHAVIOURAL CHECKS

1 ~ Does your horse wince when you touch his back, or try to kick, bite or is generally not happy when you groom him or saddle him up?

2 ~ Is your horse cold backed when mounted?

3 ~ Does your horse generally resist your aids or does he go with false collection?

4 ~ Does your horse have muscle loss, dry spots, broken or white hairs?

5 ~ Is your horse difficult to shoe or resists raising his legs?

5  SADDLE CHECKS

1 ~ Does your saddle tip you off balance either forwards, backwards or to one side or does the saddle just not feel right?

2 ~ Is there less than 2 fingers clearance along saddle panels to his spine?

3~ Does the saddle seem to have uneven pressure through the panels down behind your horse's shoulder or along his back?

4 ~ Is your saddle new and has not been fitted?

5 ~ Has it been more than 6 months since your last Saddle Fit?

5 GENERAL CHECKS

1 ~ Has your horse recently come into work?

2 ~ Has your horse's diet recently changed?

3 ~ Has your horse recently recovered/recovering from an injury or illness?

4 ~ Is your horse new?

5 ~ Are you sharing a saddle with other horses?

 

If you have answered "yes" to any of these questions, it's time to book an appointment with Tiann at Saddleworld NT.