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    Default What does VSD mean in terms of a saddle???

    Have spent 5 hours today trying to find a saddle that is somewhere near fitting the fat pony!! A lot of saddles are reffered to as a vSD saddle but what does it actually mean/or not stand for as I am clueless!!!!

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    Old nag I_A_P's Avatar
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    Default Re: What does VSD mean in terms of a saddle???

    Very Slightly Dressage, so just a bit straighter cut than your normal GP

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    Default Re: What does VSD mean in terms of a saddle???

    I had to google this when I was looking at saddles as I had no idea. It stands for very slightly dressage, so I guess it's used for gp saddles that are 'slightly' dressagey?

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    Default Re: What does VSD mean in terms of a saddle???

    I have a "VSD" saddle. Its not quite as straight cut as a dressage saddle. More like a working hunter saddle with a deep seat. I love mine. Its soooo comfy!

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    Old nag Baydale's Avatar
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    Default Re: What does VSD mean in terms of a saddle???

    I thought it was VSK: Viel Seites Keit, or something similarly German, meaning General Purpose.
    Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. (Samuel Beckett)

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    Default Re: What does VSD mean in terms of a saddle???

    I have a couple of VSD's and have used them for everything, hacking, schooling, dressage, jumping, showing, wh, everything. They are a great saddle. I have an Ideal VSD for sale (pm if interested).

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    Default Re: What does VSD mean in terms of a saddle???

    It means GP, it's general purpose in German. multi purpose (Vielzweck) Jumping (Springen) and dressage (Dressage)

    The common misconception that it means very "slightly dressage" is another mistake like Menage instead of Manege. No wonder we are laughed at for our inability to speak other people's languages.

    They tend to be less forward cut than an English GP.

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