Anky Dressage Saddles
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > English Riding > Dressage

Anky Dressage Saddles

This is a discussion on Anky Dressage Saddles within the Dressage forums, part of the English Riding category
  • Anky+dressage+saddle+markings
  • Saddle anky

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    03-23-2011, 02:46 PM
  #1
Weanling
Question Anky Dressage Saddles

Anyone have, or has ridden in, an Anky? I'm considering the Anky fixed tree dressage saddle in Buffalor leather. I'd really appreciate any thoughts / reviews!
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    03-23-2011, 06:04 PM
  #2
Trained
IMHO they look weird unless you are 7' tall. Not a huge fan of the construction and how restrictive they are either.

Try one first and see how you like it though! Good luck!
     
    03-23-2011, 08:57 PM
  #3
Started
I've got one - it suits me and my horse just fine. My parents gave it to me for christmas 4 years ago, it was slightly used and was in excellent shape.

There are other dressage saddles that I have sat in that I like better such as Neiderseuss & Passiers, but for Training/First level work the Anky is just fine :)
     
    03-23-2011, 10:32 PM
  #4
Showing
I sat in one and being honest didn't like it. BTW, I tried Neiderseuss out of interest today and didn't like it either. As well as Albion. Lol! I'm very picky when it comes to my own bum.

Passier is very nice though. If you have extra $$ you can look into Black Country Eloquence. I tried one and its just AWESOME. I WISH I'd have that kind of money. County is another very comfy brand I really liked.
     
    03-23-2011, 11:01 PM
  #5
Foal
It never ceases to amaze me how different we all are when it comes to saddles! My daughter and I recently shopped for saddles and everything she loves, I hated and visa versa. I just started trying dressage saddles and I sat in a stubben perzival and a courbette and did not like those. I rode in an older wintec and a Kieffer and did not like them either.
     
    03-23-2011, 11:11 PM
  #6
Weanling
I've got an Anky, and I adore it. I don't find it restricting at all. It's a fantastic saddle and I've had a few friends try it out and really like it. Try before you buy of course. I've never had a problem with it, which is good considering the amount I paid for it...
     
    03-23-2011, 11:25 PM
  #7
Trained
I hate them. BUT, my legs are about 1/4 of the length of Anky's and about 5x as wide!! I look like a 5 year old kid riding in one, the flap comes to my ankle :S
The seat feels ok, but like Anebel, I found it restrictive. Obviously I do not have the right body type for it!
If you're going to spend money on a saddle, TRY BEFORE YOU BUY!!
     
    03-24-2011, 07:03 AM
  #8
Weanling
Thanks guys! Everyone definitely has their opinions! I like the narrow twist, and feel of the seat. The flaps do feel a wee bit long even though I'm 5'7". The knee blocks are as big as I would want but I'm questioning the fit on Zee. I picked up a med tree on trial and my trainer is going to take a look at it tonight. I'm not sure if the panels are wide enough in the back for his wide flat back. I am looking at the albion all too ...
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    03-24-2011, 07:06 AM
  #9
Weanling
Stupid iPhone autocorrect! That should've said Albion slk.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    03-28-2011, 11:05 PM
  #10
Foal
I am down to a Passier Corona or the Anky Salinero and I'm leaning towards the Corona only due to the reviews. I am short but I have already spent about $300 in sending saddles back as there are no tack shops around. Bates is out totally. I wasn't against their style or fit but they send me not one but three defective saddles direct from the manufacturer in a row.
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
dressage saddles! kpotts13 Horse Tack and Equipment 1 11-26-2009 11:16 PM
Dressage Saddles? anrz Horse Tack and Equipment 16 09-07-2009 06:24 PM
HDR Dressage Saddles Liberty Horse Tack and Equipment 0 04-14-2009 02:55 PM
ANKY Dressage Saddle Collections, what you think? travlingypsy Horse Tack and Equipment 2 03-25-2009 03:55 PM
New Anky Dressage Saddle + MORE SavannahIce Horses for Sale 1 01-15-2009 04:31 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:44 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0