The Bars are those parts of the saddle tree that rest along the sides of the horse's spine. Originally made of a light wood such as basswood, many trees are now made of composite materials such as plastic resins. This wooden tree has been Fiberglas reinforced.
Photo by Bob Lemen. All Rights Reserved.
Special thanks to Cowpokes Work & Western
1812 E. 53rd St.,
Anderson, Indiana 46013.