More ideas from Jen
Check for Back Pain and Saddle Fit ~Does your horse object to being saddled? If he does, don't assume he's trying to get out of work. He's much more likely to be tryng to tell you that the saddle itself, where it sits, or how it fits hurts his back.

Check for Back Pain and Saddle Fit ~Does your horse object to being saddled? I recommend always getting each horse professionally fit for a saddle because a poor saddle fit can cause life long problems.