told me this:
This is my Arabian Mare and I the first time I rode in our western sidesaddle (looks pretty bad I know!) but I did w/t/c somewhat successfully that first time! Since then she has decided she utterly HATES western (mostly loping so slow) so we switched to huntseat. I hung on to my circle y sidesaddle until I needed the money badly enough to let it go. (still sad about that!) Someday I will try an english sidesaddle!