What is a cutting saddle?

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A cutting saddle is simply a light-weight saddle, useful for quick riding movements.

When cowboys would "work the brush", the would need a "cutting horse", one that was able to make quick, sharp turns and sudden bursts of speed. However, a heavy western saddle would slow the horse down, making it difficult to handle in the tight areas they would be working in.

To make it easier to ride, western saddle makers developed the cutting saddle, made to be light-weight, more flexable and less cumbersome.

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