Left direction
Sevilla
Sevilla
Barrydale
Barrydale
Barefoot Virginia Rose
Barefoot Virginia Rose
Barefoot Nevada
Barefoot Nevada
Barefoot Missoula Nut
Barefoot Missoula Nut
Barefoot London
Barefoot London
Barefoot Lexington
Barefoot Lexington
Barefoot Cheyenne Lily
Barefoot Cheyenne Lily
Barefoot Cheyenne Bellis
Barefoot Cheyenne Bellis
Barefoot Cheyenne
Barefoot Cheyenne
Barefoot Cherokee
Barefoot Cherokee
Barefoot Atlanta
Barefoot Atlanta
Barefoot Arizona Bellis
Barefoot Arizona Bellis
Barefoot Arizona
Barefoot Arizona
Right direction
You are here:
Horse Friendly Saddles...
Why is the Barefoot Saddle Horse-Friendly? Every horse’s back is different. And it changes its shape often, from age, training, injury, pregnancy or seasonal changes. And during riding the horse’s back is in constant motion. It also changes shape according to bend, flexion, differences in head position, and the degree of collection. The picture below shows just the change caused by lifting or lowering of the head — can you imagine how a back moves at the canter?! .
The riders benefits...
What are the benefits to the Rider? Many! Sitting in a Barefoot treeless saddle feels like riding bareback, just more comfortable and secure: The high pommel and cantle cradle and support you, and you have fenders or stirrups for added safety. It is suitable for all kinds of riding.Even most beginners feel safe, because the saddle provides support and lets the rider sit close to the horse. The seat is cushioned with fleece, always soft, much warmer in winter, and it develops the right shape just for you. You will effortlessly feel the horse’s slightest movement and rhythm through the flexible saddle, that makes it much easier ...
 
Treeless saddles...
Why a Treeless Saddle? Every horse’s back is different. And it changes its shape often, from age, training, injury, pregnancy or seasonal changes. And during riding the horse’s back is in constant motion. It also changes shape according to bend, flexion, differences in head position, and the degree of collection. The picture below shows just the change caused by lifting or lowering of the head — can you imagine how a back moves at the canter?! .
Saddle facts...
Do I need to get used to the saddle? Probably not. It depends on your old saddle and style of riding. Most likely you’ll just be blown away by the comfortable seat, by the big swing in your horse’s back and gaits, and by how easily your horse seems to read your aids and cues now. On the other hand, if your old saddle had forced you into a chair seat, like many Western saddles do, you will feel a change. The Barefoot puts you into the correct vertical position. Any riding manual, no matter if Western or Dressage, shows that drawing with a line going straight down through the riders ear, shoulder, hip and heel. The Barefoot sti...
 

Testimonials

"I purchased your saddle without seeing it, touching it or sitting on it. The only experience I had was the pictures on your site, but there turned out to be no regrets seeing that this was the best blind purchase I have ever made..."

Click Here to view all our Testimonials...

Mongol Gallery


Click here
to view our Mongol Derby Gallery.

Facebook Group


Be sure to join our Barefoot Saddle's Facebook Group!