"I ride a large variety of horses and ponies of all different shapes and sizes! The amazing Tapestry Comfort Girth holds the saddle so still while allowing the horses to really move even those that can be really sensitive to being girthed up seem happy in it"! Jayne Turney, 7 Regional and 3 British Dressage National titles
I purchased a Tapestry Comfort Girth at Land Rover 2019 and I have to admit, I was a bit skeptical. I usually don’t spend that amount of money on a girth but I must say I am so glad I did. I have seen a significant change in the way my horse moves on the flat and jumps. He is so much more willing to move forward off my leg and stretch into the bridle. If you’re a bit unsure about investing in a Tapestry Girth, I say make the jump because I found it was completely worth it! Katie Cooke
With every girth I used, and I thought I found the right one last year, and it was so expensive too. But Tiffany would almost tip-toe out of the crossties as though something was uncomfortable. I used a bunch of different ones that Debbie had and then she recommended yours because of the elastics. I used yours and she doesn't tip-toe! She also seems much more content when working and doesn't protest and I think it's because of the mobility it's giving. And no girth sores! I think it's wonderful and I'm grateful for the trial. I will recommend your product to many, that's for sure!
"I've used the Tapestry Comfort Girth on 10+ horses. I find their toplines to be softer, and they have a quicker desire to stretch into the bridle. Those that are irritated by being girthed, now stand with a leg resting and an at ease face. I just put it on a client horse the other day and the owner was surprised she wasn't making faces and trying to nip! I use it on everyone now! I highly recommend it!" Cedar Potts-Warner, Asst. Trainer at Baroque Farms, KY
"Tapestry Comfort Girths - what’s the big deal?
It’s a game changer - that’s what! The type of girth seems too important to be easily dismissed with little to no thought. I work mostly with OTTBs and we all know how sensitive they can be! I have had two horses strongly object to generic fleece girths over the years which only furthered my interest in girths. I've seen and tried anatomical, shaped, and all kinds of girths to little or no noticeable difference in performance. That was until I tried the Tapestry Comfort Girth. My horses are far more relaxed, focused and willing. It’s even helped with head shaking! To say I’m in love is an understatement. If you don’t give this girth a try you will never know how much you can help your horse perform! One of my horses went from tense and head shaking to winning high point at two shows and calm relaxed with scores in the upper 60s in dressage! He’s the proof!" Elise Parsons
"He is a sensitive guy who doesn't like to be closed in. The first time I used the girth, he already felt better. He felt like he could breath! I've tried my other double end elastic on him now and again and he hates it. The saddle even fits differently. We are very happy since switching and would not choose another product."
Poor Bob has many years of anxiety around girthing up so it will take some time before he realises the memory and associated behaviour is no longer required but I can definitely see a difference with the Tapestry Comfort Girth.
A couple of times he has hardly reacted at all and his first few steps are much bigger and more relaxed.
So thank you for making his life and attitude to tacking up so much happier. Im sure it will steadily improve over time.
Thanks again and best wishes,
Sue and Bob
"This girth is the best!! I have a mare that was so in her head and tense I never thought I would get a good canter. Well after 3 rides with this girth I can tell you I have the canter of my dreams!!!"
"I've been using Tapestry Comfort Girth on my Thoroughbred named Indy and absolutely love the results! He's always been "girthy" and is way more relaxed and happy with this girth, as well as he feels much softer overall when riding. This product is phenomenal and I tell everyone who asks about it how great I've found it to be!"
I'm riding a sensitive-skinned OTTB. I started using the Tapestry Comfort Girth and he's become more at ease while tacking up, and he seems so very comfortable working in it! Thank you so much for providing such a well designed, quality girth. I am thankful to the friend who recommended it, and I will recommend it as well, without hesitation. Thanks, Tapestry Equine Products! Tracy E., Ohio, USA
Just wanted to let you know how much my horse loves the girth! She is much more comfortable and moves off with much longer strides right from the beginning of the ride.
Happy customer :)
I ride a lovely horse whose most annoying habit has always been being quite "girthy" - he walked up and down and side to side on the cross ties as soon as you put a saddle on, and you always had to move with him and risk getting stepped on as you did up the girth. He got a Tapestry Comfort Girth and started behaving better within a few rides, and now, a couple of months later, he's a changed horse when you're tacking up! There's no dancing, no risk of being stepped on, no circling around when you're tightening the girth before mounting - there's just standing and behaving! I love how much just a simple change of girth could change his whole attitude about being tacked up.
I demoed the prototype Tapestry Comfort Cinch for my Western saddle when it was in development, and was very impressed. After the trial I returned to using my mohair cinch, and my mare started pinning her ears when the cinch was done up. As a horse behavior consultant I frequently see horses displaying behaviors such as ear pinning when their tack is ill-fitting or uncomfortable, and my own mare was communicating just that. The ear pinning stopped when we received and started using our keeper Tapestry Comfort Cinch. I also use it for my other horses, and recommend it to clients too.
Lauren Fraser, CHBC
"I love my Tapestry Comfort Girth. Both of my Connemaras are a bit of a tricky fit, especially if I let them get fat. Narrow shoulders and a big belly are not a good thing. I think girth comfort has been a struggle for both of them, especially the one that works as a lesson horse and doesn't always have me around looking out for her. She immediately moved better. Interestingly, she has always preferred the right canter lead to the left. With the Tapestry Comfort Girth she happily picks up the left, anyplace, first time".
"I thought I should tell you my story. I am starting a two year old. I have saddled her three times now using your girth. No straining or humping, moves very freely in trot. I am amazed and very pleased".
Margie Godson, Owner Myrrdin Farms
“After using the new Tapestry Comfort girth for 2 weeks on my notoriously difficult mare I, not thinking put her usual girth on which is fleece with elastic on both sides. Well that was a bad idea. I mounted her only to be met with a miserable, ears pinned kicking out at me beast who wanted nothing to do with working. After a few minutes of misery, I was ready to put her away and call it a day. I figured well, why not try the new girth again. What's the worst that can happen! To my complete surprise she instantly became agreeable and was happy to work. Cantering around beautifully and jumping a 3 ft vertical with absolute pleasure. I absolutely didn't know what to think. I am sold !!! This mare can be very, very difficult at times and has been known to announce her own hiatus during the winter months. So far with this new girth and a few other changes she is much happier!"
With many school horses, keeping them happy and healthy is a priority. My TB mare seemed to get more girthy by the week. We changed her saddle, girth, changed sides for mounting, also had massage and acupuncture done. She was clearly unhappy with the girthing up. Under saddle she started to slow down and pushing her on became the norm but unlike her. After trying the Tapestry Comfort Girth for two days she began to move out again! In fact by day two I was having to hold her back from wanting to canter the whole time which was definitely a nice change. We are now into week three and things just keep getting better! I also purchased a second one for another horse and he is much more comfortable moving out better. Thanks for thinking outside the box for these horses!
Lyssa Caine, Owner Camp Joshua
"I bought a Tapestry Comfort Girth at Equine Affaire in Springfield last fall for my 4 year old Holsteiner mare. To that point she had just begun learning to canter under saddle and was exhibiting typical "baby" resistance and rushing. Upon switching to our new girth, I found that she rapidly (within the first two rides) began breathing deeper and relaxing more through all of her work. Her canter work seemed to come around much quicker as well. Since the day I bought this girth, I have yet to pass it up for a different one. I would recommend this fantastic girth for any and all horses and riders!"
Thanks Linda, I love the Tapestry Comfort Girth, but more importantly my horse does. He is free in his shoulder, breaths deeper and it is less work for me to get him going forward. I switched to my old leather girth once to see the difference and it was night and day. I couldn't get him to move forward at all. I am a huge fan of your product. Also I have been using this girth for about 6 months now and it hasn't stretched out at all I'm on the same holes as when I first started with it. Keep up the great work Linda with your awesome innovative products!
Keri Sine, Owner Keralot Tack Shop
So I met Linda at the Equine Affaire in Columbus Ohio and I listened to her solutions on why my little Dun quarter horse could be acting up every time she is saddled well she felt it could be her girth being pinchy on her so with reservations I purchased a Tapestry Comfort Girth and tried it. At first she (my mare) seemed as if she was waiting for some kind of discomfort and when she realized it wasn't going to hurt she softened immediately. She is a whole different horse. Thank you so very much.
"Love the girth- well made and what a difference when tacking up. I kept waiting for a response, but once he realized this was different, he just stood without pinning his ears. Thanks again for great customer service and fast shipping!"
Just to let you know...I bought a Western girth at the Equine Affaire from you. It really made a difference! Life is better! And one of my riders has had your Western spurs for awhile and she loves them! Thank you!"
Coach of the Purdue Western Equestrian Team, Indiana
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