A saddle is as good as its tree. The fit is the most important aspect of the saddle. Every horse is different. One saddle will never fit them all.
Lope overs aren’t as intimidating as they may seem. Tim Kimura, the Man of Trail (MoT), helps to successfully navigate this obstacle.
There are various types of chaps, chinks, and armitas which are all traditional items used by horsemen from different areas of the world.
Before being crowned Congress Queen, I had spent 20+ years showing American Quarter Horses.