Finally, your horse is ready to carry another being on his back. After years of training and domesticating him, he is finally available. You can now make him run and gallop.
First things first, you have to gear him up if you have had a couple of horses before him this might seem easy. While other pieces of equipment might be readily available like the girth and the saddle pad, you would want a saddle that is specific for your him. Something that will make you and your horse comfortable.
There are a couple of things that you might want to consider. What style you want, should it have a horn or not? The material you prefer, do you want it to be leather or synthetic? The size, because it has to be just right. Will it be brand new or if you are in a limited budget, will you be okay if it is already used? And once all those questions are answered, one thing is left of course where to buy the saddle for your horse.
There are a couple of options to choose from. You can go to a local reseller though the options might be limited or it can be located hours away from your ranch. Another option with this day and age you can go online shopping.
You can easily find different kinds online like antares saddles that have a comfortable fit and comes in three different sizes. Most online stores even allow you to try it up to 14 days to make sure it fits and both the rider and the horse is comfortable with it. If you like it, then keep it, and if you don’t, you can replace it. Once you found that perfect saddle, gear him up, and then you are set on that first horse ride.