Ill-fitting saddles are culprits for horse and rider back pain concludes new study
Sep15

Ill-fitting saddles are culprits for horse and rider back pain concludes new study

Ill-fitting saddles are not only associated with back muscle asymmetry, a stilted gait and back pain in the horse but they are also associated with back pain in the rider. These are the key conclusions from a new study looking at saddle fit, back shape and horse as well as rider health. However, identifying the order of cause and effect is complex. The results strongly suggest that saddle fit should be checked regularly and that...

Read More
New scheme launched to help combat saddle problems
Aug26

New scheme launched to help combat saddle problems

The Saddle Research Trust (SRT) has launched a new referral scheme to help riders tackle saddle-related problems. The new scheme, which will be highlighted at the Saddle Research Trust International Conference, to be held in Cambridge this November, gives riders access to the expertise and advice of a world-leading authority at a manageable cost. Riders often relate saddle-fitting problems and equine back pain to loss of performance....

Read More