How Do You Ride Saddle Seat Style?
Riding horses is fun and great exercise. There are many ways to ride horses, most of them differing from each other based on the tack used. This article will give you some tips on how to ride in the saddle seat style. Saddle seat is a modified English style that was designed to show off the extravagant gaits of modern show horses. Developed on plantations in the South of the United States, the saddle seat was created for smooth, high-stepping horses that would show off the owner and also allow him to ride in comfort all day. The first and most important step of learning saddle seat is to know how to ride a horse in a standard English saddle. Once you have learned to ride well in an English saddle, you may make the switch. The saddle seat saddle is flat. There is no swell, no cantle, and no horn or rise in front of the crotch. There is a “cutback” in the front of the saddle to make room for the upright neck and withers of the saddle-seat horse. The leg flaps of the saddle are straight a
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