How do you determine the length of a Western cinch for a horse?

Having a properly fitted cinch for a horse is important. Girth or cinch size can vary with different types and shapes of saddles.

If you have an old cinch that fits both the horse and the saddle well, then you would get an accurate measurement by straightening out that cinch and measuring it from buckle to buckle. However this is not always possible.

If you don’t have an old cinch that fits, there is another method. First, measure your horse’s …