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The English style of riding is split into what two basic types of saddles?
Saddle Seat and Hunt Seat
What breeds are often seen riding Saddle seat?
American Saddlebreds, Morgans, Tennessee Walkers, and other single-foot or gaited breeds and arabians.
Hunter or "Forward" seat saddles can be grouped into what three catagories?
All-purpose, Close contact and Dressage.
HIH 1100-1
What is the most popular type of hunt seat saddle?
All purpose
HIH 1100-1
What is the primary use of a close contact saddle?
Jumping.
HIH 1100-1
Which saddle provides the deepest seat?
Dressage saddle
HIH 1100-3
Describe the hips angles of the dressage, close contact and all-purpose saddle.
Dressage- straight hip angle
Close contact- sharp hip angle
All purpose- relaxed hip angle
HIH 1100-1, 1100-3
In general, what is the estimated cost of a saddle for a "new beginner" saddle?
500-600$
HIH 1100-3
How is an english saddle measured?
From the saddle nail (the rivet on the front side of the skirt near the pommel) to the mid-point of the cantle.
HIH 1100-3
All stirrups should allow how much space on each side of the rider's foot when placed in the stirrup?
1/4 inch
HIH 1100-3
Girths come in what four basic styles?
String, elastic-end, contour leather, and threefold leather and balding leather.
HIH 1100-3