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Saddle Basics

Twisted Fork Saddlery

Being a rider himself, Craig appreciates and understands the importance of a good saddle fit for both horse and rider. With his passion, driving his leather tooling, you can expect quality service and product as if it were his own.
Choosing and fitting a saddle requires an interview between saddle maker and rider to help decide which style of saddle suits your riding needs, and Craig needs to understand the fit for both the horse and the rider.
With riders and horses always being unique physically, creating the right fit is Twisted Forks' goal. Craig has the experience and know-how to ask the right questions to make that unique fitting right.

Custom Saddles

There are several factors that are considered when ordering a saddle including: the type of riding, size of rider and horse, rigging placement and design aesthetics, and much more. Contact Craig to set up an appointment to discuss the right custom fit for you major equine investment.

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Saddle Choices

Twisted Fork Options

Craig has experience making different types of saddles including but not limited to:

Contact Craig at Twisted Fork to talk about your next saddle project or riding accessories.

Saddle Care

Your most expensive equine gear you will invest in.

It is possible to damage saddle leather by over-cleaning, over-conditioning, or over-oiling it, so use care.

Be sure to store your saddle on a stand to avoid misshaping or stretching the leather. The saddle should be stored in the same manner as it sits on your horse.

Avoid extremes temperatures, humidity or dirt to preserve your saddle's life.

Saddle Cleaning

Our saddle cleaning information will be posted soon.

Saddle Conditioning

Our saddle conditioning information will be posted soon.

Saddle Oiling

Our saddle oiling information will be posted soon.

Saddle Fitting

Parts of the horse reference
when measuring sizes of horse and rider.
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Measuring the human seat size.
1. Sit in a chair with your feet flat on the ground so that your knees are bent at a 45-degree angle. Be sure your buttocks are touching the back of the chair.

2. Take a measuring tape and run it along your thigh bone, measuring from the end of your knee to the backside of your buttocks.

Call Craig at Twisted Fork with questions on fitting.