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    09-08-2013, 09:03 PM
Green Broke
I'm privileged to live near the maker of Desoto saddles - custom made for you and your horse, and I've seen them....outstanding! Let me know if you want any contact info. :)
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    09-09-2013, 12:14 AM
Green Broke
Dont do me any good unless they are coming to VA with their saddles.
    09-10-2013, 07:09 PM
Green Broke
I believe she has a patented mold that is sent first, then the saddle is custom made for your horse - she has orders from all over the country, and one she's currently working on for someone in Newfoundland! I've seen her workshop with saddles half-made, and ones completed....if I rode more frequently and had the extra money, I'd love to own one :)
    09-10-2013, 07:21 PM
Green Broke
No way on Gods green earth would I do business with them,
" I do not make any refunds on merchandise"

Are you kidding me ? For a sight unseen mail order business ? Seriously ?
Yeh don't think so.

No specs or descriptions really of saddle, no idea how it will fit, just supposed to trust em it will fit my horse, don't think so.
    09-10-2013, 10:21 PM
I felt the same way when I talked to them. John Nowell is supposed to be coming out around the 21,22,23 of this month. I'll let you know how that meeting goes.
    09-10-2013, 10:51 PM
Green Broke
Wow, you guys, I'm so surprised! If the customer service presented was like that, I wouldn't blame you - the saddles themselves are utterly outstanding, but I would agree that is not a policy that would intrigue me as well....from what I know, she can barely keep up with the orders due to the quality, and I've not heard of a displeased customer - Just felt compelled to share when I saw this thread.....
    09-16-2013, 11:20 PM
Well Joe, John the specialzed fitter is coming out on thursday to take a look at Rikki. We shall see how that goes.
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    09-17-2013, 11:18 AM
I have an AMTS and am very pleased with both the quality of the saddle and the customer service. Yes, it is a "mail order" process, but I've had my saddle for several years & love it as much as the day it arrived. VERY reasonable pricing & return policy.
    09-20-2013, 12:10 AM
The fitting went good, John was great to work with and he's letting me keep a demo trailmaster to ride in for week. Didnt get to ride in it tonight cause it started raining.
    09-20-2013, 03:57 PM
Green Broke
Well good, glad it worked out, my wintec sposed to be here in morning

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