6)Saddlepad or Blanket
Step 1: First Step
Tip- Place the saddlepad or blanket on top of the withers so the horse won't get saddle sore.
Step 2: Second Step
Tip-Make sure there are no wrinkles in the saddlepad.
Step 3: Third Step
Tip-Don't slam the saddle on the horse's back. Place it carefully in order to not hurt the horse.
Step 4: Forth Step
Tip-You want the girth to be snug, but not too tight causing the horse to be uncomfortable.
Step 5: Fifth Step
Tip-Have an adult or friend check your girth to ensure safety before you ride.
Step 6: Sixth Step
Step 8: Eighth Step
Tip-A horse may not accept the bit if it is very cold so try warming the bit in your hands first to make the bit more welcoming.