Thoughts on custom saddles?

I recently got my 14 y/o TB gelding evaluated by a professional saddler for a new saddle, since my old one doesn’t fit properly without a ton of padding. He is incredibly hard to fit for a saddle, so the saddler recommended a custom saddle. I found a saddle I love and the saddler would order a custom one for my... show more I recently got my 14 y/o TB gelding evaluated by a professional saddler for a new saddle, since my old one doesn’t fit properly without a ton of padding. He is incredibly hard to fit for a saddle, so the saddler recommended a custom saddle. I found a saddle I love and the saddler would order a custom one for my high withered TB to fit him “perfectly.” Except it would cost me $2600 for everything. He’s my only horse and I ride 5-6 days a week. Is it worth it? Or should I be looking at off the rack saddles? I don’t mind spending the money if it’s truly going to be a fix for us...
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