How do I choose a Western girth?

Sizing. Western cinches are typically sized in 2-inch increments, between 26 and 34 inches. To measure, place an unrigged saddle on your horse’s back. With the help of a friend, place a soft measuring tape beneath the girth area to measure between the saddle’s dee rings.

Do Western saddles have girths?

A girth, sometimes called a cinch (Western riding), is a piece of equipment used to keep the saddle in place on a horse or other animal. It passes under the barrel of the equine, usually attached to the saddle on both sides by two or three leather straps called billets.

What size is Western girth?

Sample Girth Sizing Chart

Horse Height Western English
13H to 14H (Small Horse) 30 38-40
14H to 15H (Small Horse) 30-32 42-44
15H TO 16H (Medium Horse) 32-34 46-48
16H to 17H (Large Horse) 36 50-52

Is a back cinch necessary?

A back cinch is not a necessary piece of equipment for all disciplines of riding, however it can be very crucial in others. Trail riders may also opt to have a back cinch, which comes in handy when horses are in rough terrain and prevents the saddle from tipping forward when a horse is on a steep downhill slope.

Are mohair cinches good?

However, over time riders and makers of tack learned that mohair was one of the strongest, softest, and most manageable of fibers to use to create the most durable and beautiful cinchas. There was less cinch soring, no sweat galling, and no strength deficit, kept the animal cooler and definitely nicer in appearance.

What is a wither strap?

Wither straps are used to lift the breast collar above the point of the horse’s shoulder, for unrestricted movement. Snaps on either end and adjustable buckles make installation easy.

How do I stop girth galls?

Treat girth galls with careful cleaning and application of a thick, protective ointment, such as Ichthammol or Desitin. Then, stop riding the horse (or ride him bareback) until the sore heals completely, which can take as long as three weeks.

What is the best girth?

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What is the ideal girth size?

Well, according to this study conducted by The Kinsey Institute, in reality most men range from 4-5.5 inches long with an average 5-inch shaft circumference and 3 ½ -4 ¾ inch diameter head. (While these numbers varied slightly depending on ethnicity.) This means that there are plenty of options out there!

How to select a girth?

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  • What is the biggest girth?

    Biggest girth… Was supposedly of a guy who went by the nick “Ulistretch” back on the old ezboard forum. Back when I first started PE and went by the name Wantmore. You can find his archived post in the archives on the main page here. Was from Australia I believe. He claimed something like a 8” girth with a over 9” “meatus” or glans.