Western saddles are both beautiful and functional.
The one thing they're not is simple.
Visit a saddle shop and you'll be amazed by all of the choices available. It can be confusing and even overwhelming for both novice and experienced riders.
We created this website to answer all of your saddle questions. Whether you're just starting out with horses or are a seasoned horseman, you'll find all the information you need to understand, choose, and care for the western saddle that's right for you. The Western Saddle Guide makes sense of it all in simple, down-to-earth terms.
Why are there so many different types of western saddles?
Why is the saddle tree so important?
Which saddle will fit my horse?
Should I buy a new or a used western saddle?
What size saddle seat do I need?
What do all the different types of saddle rigging mean?