Saddle Pads a.
The British term is “numnah”. b.
Should have a 2-inch border around (unless it’s a square pad). 2.
Breastplate (Hunt Style) a.
Keeps the saddle from slipping back. 4.
Standing Martingale a.
Never attach to a drop noseband. b.
Adjusted so it can be pushed up to almost touch a pony’s throat when head is in normal position. c.
Only allowed for D-Level Pony Club riders. 5.
Running Martingale a.
Adjusted with an inch of slack when pony’s head is in a normal position. b.
They are training aids and not for beginners! I.
Selecting the Right Tack 1.
An all-purpose balanced seat saddle is best for PC riding. b.
Some saddles are not acceptable: western, saddle seat, Australian, racing, polo c.
Fitting Saddle to Rider i.
Rider can sit balanced, with one hand width of cantle behind him.
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