Yes, Jess, Jackson has had his ears indeed perk up!
Right now, I think he looks hilarious!
And here is one of my Christmas presents from Steve. In hopes to find a saddle that doesn't impede Kola's gaited self and shoulders.
My good friend, Mrs.Mom from Oh Horse Feathers informs me that this is a cut back saddle used on Walkers, so this really gives me hope. Now when I get a chance to try it and see if I'll be able to stay on.