If you do a lot of jumping with your horse, a jump girth is a good purchase. A girth is essential if you want to make sure your saddle stays in the right place. However, every discipline within equestrian sports requires something different from a girth. You often see that riders are used a different type of saddle for each discipline, and it is therefore very important that a girth fits perfectly. In the case of jump girths, it is therefore important that it fits with a jumping saddle and that the properties of this girth match the sport that is being practiced with it.
What properties does a jump girth have?
A jump girth is logically designed to be used while jumping with your horse. You will notice this in a number of properties of these girths. First, you see that the buckles of such webbing are very flexible, apart from the elastic. Fixed buckles are a possibility, but practice shows that elastic buckles are more comfortable for the horse. In addition, there is often a belly flap. During jumping horses can touch their stomach with their hooves. This can lead to injuries. A belly flap prevents this.
Although there are several types of materials within our wide range, most jump girths are made of leather. Leather is a sturdy yet supple material that is also very durable. However, it is true that leather requires more maintenance to keep this material in good condition. Whatever you need, you will find it in our online shop. Even if you are not sure which girth fits your horse best, you can contact us. Do not hesitate to call in our help, because we are happy to help