What was your first thought when you saw this saddle? When I first saw it I thought ‘better have a long backed horse’!long backed horse

A quick google search reveals that this is considered a ‘double seat western saddle’. As a kid, I rode double behind my mom a lot. We rode on a bareback pad. I tried riding behind a saddle but it really wasn’t fun… but we didn’t have one of these saddles either!

Now I am left to wonder if this saddle would have been a good answer or if bareback pad was the best.

Has anyone ever used one of these? I would love to know how you liked it and how well it fit the horse.