English Riding

English vs. Western Riding

The English Saddle is distinguished from the Western Saddle by its small, flat shape, large, rounded fenders or flaps, and the absence of skirt and horn. The English Saddle features a single, wide girth, usually make of leather or canvas, and light open steel stirrups called Irons.


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