Big Leagues Saddle

Big Leagues Saddle

Over the course of the last school year I'd been getting more and more sure that Heyleigh had a saddle fit problem. After doing some research, I realized that she had a forward girth groove. I got a total saddle fit girth, which helped keep her saddle from slipping forward, but I was still having a lot of the same issues. The biggest problem I was having was that all the signs of poor saddle fit listed in magazines and saddle fitting websites are pretty much the same signs of a really crabby mare. 

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A brief history of time (and Heyleigh)

A brief history of time (and Heyleigh)

Here's a quick recap of the first 10 years of my life:

Years 1-3: Not really a conscious being, learning how to human.

Years 4-5: I like ponies! And dinosaurs! And making things! and memorizing infomercials!

Year 6: Saw Spirit: Stallion of the Cimmaron, I need a horse; preferably a mustang.

Years 7-8: Please! Just one more chapter of The Black Stallion book 64! Also, I still like making things.

Years 9-10: Overnight horse camp, *yawn* my parents won't catch me reading just one more chapter of The Black Stallion book 342 at midnight, engineers make things? As a job?

Then, Year 11 hit. This was the tail end of elementary school, and I had finally convinced my parents to let me start riding lessons.

This is also when I met Heyleigh.

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