If you've ever had that perfect garment or pair of shoes that fits just so and makes everything better by the wearing, you have some insight into how important a good saddle is to a frequent rider. (If you've ever come off a horse with a big old blister on your backside, yours is a different insight, namely that your ride should have been shorter since your last jaunt was years ago. That would be me, learning the hard way.)
Custom saddlery is a mix of art and relevant science, involving the study of Natural Horsemanship. Indulge your inner curious cat by visiting the site of the Bitterroot Saddle Company.