The Butet Practice Saddle

The Butet Practice Saddle

The Butet Practice Saddle is a unique training saddle designed to help riders of all levels improve their balance, position, and core strength. It's often used by top trainers to help their students develop a strong foundation in horsemanship. 

Olson's Tack Shop is excited to offer the Butet Practice Saddle for a two-week rental trial. This is a great opportunity to offer rider "boot camp" for your program, or to test one out before investing in your own. Rent the Butet Practice Saddle

Here are some key features of the Butet Practice Saddle:

    • Flat seat: The lack of a traditional contoured seat forces the rider to actively engage their core muscles and find their own balance.

    • Open pommel and cantle: This design allows for greater freedom of movement and helps the rider feel the horse's back and hindquarters more clearly.

    • No panels: The lack of panels allows for a closer connection with the horse and can help the rider develop a better feel for the horse's movement.

    • Lightweight: The Butet Practice Saddle is typically lighter than a traditional saddle, which can help the rider feel more connected to the horse and improve their balance.

The Butet Practice Saddle can be used for a variety of riding disciplines, including dressage, jumping, and hunter/jumper. It's also a great tool for riders who are working on recovering from injuries or who want to improve their overall fitness.

Here are some of the benefits of using a Butet Practice Saddle:

    • Improved balance and position
    • Increased core strength
    • Better feel for the horse
    • Improved communication with the horse
    • Can help prevent injuries

If you're looking for a training saddle that can help you take your riding to the next level, the Butet Practice Saddle is a great option! However, it's important to note that these saddles can be challenging to ride in, especially for beginner riders, so it's best to ride under a qualified instructor when using.

Happy Riding!

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