10 COMMONLY TAUGHT MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT SADDLE FIT:

1) Any dry spot under the saddle is bad or a big dry spot is okay

WRONG

2) Changing gullet width is the solution to make a saddle fit better.

 WRONG

3) If your horses back is completely wet after you remove the saddle~ it fits!

 WRONG!

4) More room at the bottom of the tree in front allows more shoulder freedom.

 WRONG

5) The rear skirts of the saddle should press on the loin.  

WRONG

6) The rear skirts are okay if they extend past the loin swirl and onto the croup

WRONG

7) Front Rigging placement has no affect on saddle fit

WRONG

8) Saddle pad used makes no difference in saddle fit

WRONG

9)A Build up pad is the solution for wither clearance

WRONG

And last but not least is My personal favorite

10)  “Putting more pads under your already ill fitting saddle is like putting on more socks when your shoes are already too tight”

WRONG