Siegel Saddlery
Joshua M. Siegel
Royalston, MA 01368
978-249-2526 Workshop & Fax
jms@siegelsaddlery.com

Authorized Fitter

Barn Call Information

Areas traveled to are Central/Eastern Massachusetts, Southern VT, Southern NH, North Eastern Connecticut and Rhode Island. For a group of 5 or more other areas in New England may be considered.

Fitting/Flocking Charge: $120 a saddle

Saddle Inspection: $45 a saddle


Travel Fee: Within 40 miles one-way from our Royalston, MA workshop it is $45 a person.

For travel over 40 miles one-way there will be an additional $.55 a mile round trip charge.

Additional miles travel fee can be divided between clients with a minimum charge of $45 per client. Additional travel fees may apply if only coming out for one fitting.


For cancellations under 24 hours a cancellation fee of $30 may be applied.


Contact us to schedule your fitting or ask us any questions you may have!





Points of Saddle Fitting


Wither Clearance:

Wither clearance should be 3+ fingers for normal withers.


Gullet Width:

The saddle should have 2.5-3 fingers of channel width.


Balance:

The center of the saddle seat should be level while on the horses back.


Saddle Tree Size:

The tree size should match the horses withers.


Panel Contact:

The entire panel must touch the horses back evenly and should not have any rocking motion.


Saddle Length:

The saddle panels should never sit past the 18th rib.


Saddle Balance:

The saddle should not move to the left or right when riding.


Saddle Tree Angle:

The saddle tree points should be parallel to the horses shoulder angle.


Saddle Tree Width:

The tree width should be wide enough for the saddle to fit during the dynamic movement of the horse.