Custom Shim Pad for a wide western saddle for a not-too-wide mule. Without the shims, the saddle sits hard on each shoulder scapula at the front and hard on the center of the spine at the back.
This mule is built downhill.
This western saddle now sits level on top of the custom shim pad.
DWB - install new billet hangers on tree to move billet off point to behind thigh block, custom saddlery icon flight dressage saddle
In this monoflap saddle, the billets are passed through the center of the single flap. This photo shows the two billet hangers coming off the tree and entering the top of the flap. The rear hanger shown is standard from the factory, and the front hanger shown was installed at the new location behind the thigh block by Advanced Equine Saddle Fit.