Category: Custom Saddle and Tree Fitting

This Category is set up for my articles on saddle tree and saddle fit.
  • Merino and Mohair Saddle Blankets

    Posted On 01/23/2023 By Tom Lamprey

    Merino and Mohair Saddle Blankets

    Why I recommend using Merino or Mohair saddle blankets vs pressed wool pads.

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  • How to Measure a Western Saddle

    Posted On 01/22/2023 By Tom Lamprey

    How to Measure a Western Saddle

    It seems that there is much confusion as to how to measure a western saddle. As a western saddle tree and saddle maker i hope to clear this up for my customers and anyone who might be interested. I measure the tree length from the front of the cantle to the bottom of face of the fork also...

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  • Western Saddle Fit For The Rider

    Posted On 01/22/2023 By Tom Lamprey

    A great saddle seat starts with the saddle tree. I make all of our custom saddle trees for our saddles. Each one is hand made and custom fit for both the horse on the bottom and for the rider on top.

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  • Stirrup Leather and Fender Length

    Posted On 01/22/2023 By Tom Lamprey

    Stirrup Leather and Fender Length

    This is a tutorial on how to measure your western saddle for the correct stirrup and fender length. I like to start by measuring your inseam, it is best to measure with your riding boots on. This gives the best representation of your natural riding length. I have a table of stirrup lengths and...

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  • Saddle Tree Fit and the Bell Curve

    Posted On 01/21/2023 By Tom Lamprey

    Saddle Tree Fit and the Bell Curve

    Article i have written to help my customers understand the saddle tree fit on one horse or multiple horses.

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