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Saddle with custom-made back padded with foam cushion and Roho adapter
Saddle with custom-made back padded with foam cushion and Roho adapter

Front of saddle padded with foam cushion
Front of saddle padded with foam cushion

Back and front of saddle
Back and front of saddle

Attachment straps (close-up)
Attachment straps (close-up)

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Saddle with trunk support enables a person with compromised trunk balance to ride a horse.

Description
The saddle is customized with a molded back and a loose front section that is attached in place when the user sits on the horse. Both the front and back of the saddle are padded with foam rubber pads and a Roho adapter cushion.

Authors comments
The user has ridden horses all her life. After her injury, she tried to think of a way to continue riding. This saddle compensates for her poor trunk balance and works very well for her. The disadvantage is that she is attached to the horse, which would be a risk if something were to happen. But the user is an accomplished rider. She has used the saddle for 18 years without any problems.

Manufacturer
Customized in Sweden by Anatomic Sitt, www.anatomicsitt.com (last checked May 2017)

Idea
User along with Bosse and Lena from Anatomic Sitt

Paid for by
Partly the user, partially sponsored by Anatomic Sitt

Tip is dated from 2013

Categories for this tip
recreation, leisure » horseback riding, Tips and tricks from people with High paraplegia with impaired balance (Th 2-10, ASIA A, B).

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