BMSS Western Trail Saddles Gallery - Lightweight and Treeless
Trail riding requires a saddle and saddle pad that is unlike other types of riding equipment. For each equestrian sport, choosing the right style of equipment is vital. Depending on how close the rider needs to be to direct the horse will be what type and size saddle to buy.
Trail riding is much different from show and competition requirements. Withstanding the rugged terrain of most trails, the type saddle must be one that provides comfort and safety. As you can image, riding for hours while sitting in the saddle over time can affect the riders back and spine.
Tips for Enjoying Your Trail Rides
When hitting the trail for long hours, you want a saddle that is comfortable both for you and your horse. The next generation of trail saddles enhance comfort and convenience for both horse and rider.
A good trail saddle is engineered to provide comfort and stability over the long haul, for both horse and rider. In addition, it should offer convenient features that make it practical to carry water, take your lunch and tote essential gear, so you're ready for whatever forces of nature you encounter on the trail.
A good saddle should keep riders in a natural position, which means less stiffness when the ride is over. When you step down, you should still be able to walk.
Bob Marshall Trail Saddles are designed for maximum comfort of rider as well as a good fit for the horse. They feature a deep padded seat are are specifically designed for long rides at slower speeds.