The trip to the tack store to purchase my first saddle is etched in my mind as a first step to responsibility as a horse-crazed 16-year-old. I was purchasing my first saddle, well . . . contributing to it at least, while successfully navigating the LA freeways. Sharon Jantzen travels down memory lane and takes us back to purchasing her first saddle. She also shares herd member stories about their first saddle purchases. Tips for buying and fitting a saddle are also included. So put your foot in the stirrup and let’s go.