Specialized eurolight saddle?? - Page 3
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Endurance Riding

Specialized eurolight saddle??

This is a discussion on Specialized eurolight saddle?? within the Endurance Riding forums, part of the Riding Horses category
  • Specialized saddle eurolight trailmaster for sale
  • Specialized eurolight saddle for sale

Like Tree8Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    07-16-2013, 06:38 PM
  #21
Showing
Quote:
Originally Posted by Celeste    
I can't find another brand with a similar design that is so light weight. Any suggestions?
I have heard decent things about:

Timberline Saddles

Crest Ridge Saddlery


Stay Away from King, Royal King, Double T, Hilason

.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    07-16-2013, 08:51 PM
  #22
Green Broke
You looked at Stonewalls ?
Stonewall Sport Saddle
Crestridge's were nice I had one for a day, Horrible fit. Not even close, doenst look like it was even made to fit a horse. Kinda frustrating considering the emails, wither tracings tapes pictures measurements etc etc etc , worse fitting job I have ever seen.
     
    07-16-2013, 08:53 PM
  #23
Trained
Quote:
Originally Posted by Joe4d    
You looked at Stonewalls ?
Stonewall Sport Saddle
I've never looked at those before. They look nice though. Thanks for the link.
     
    07-17-2013, 04:06 PM
  #24
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by Joe4d    
You looked at Stonewalls ?
Stonewall Sport Saddle
Crestridge's were nice I had one for a day, Horrible fit. Not even close, doenst look like it was even made to fit a horse. Kinda frustrating considering the emails, wither tracings tapes pictures measurements etc etc etc , worse fitting job I have ever seen.
I had a Stonewall once, it was an OK saddle but wouldn't be my first choice if I was going to do a season of hard riding . Also IMHO I think there over priced at $1600. I ended up selling mine.
     
    07-27-2013, 03:23 AM
  #25
Foal
No matter the looks of a saddle or the cost it's all about fit for your horse and youself. The specialized saddle is the only saddle thit is adjustable in all 3 dimensions. My horse is different in her comformation in saddle fit on her right side as compared to her left. Due to the SS shim and wedge system I can adjust for that, no other saddle can do that for me.

Fitting Videos : Videos - Specialized Saddles

Here is a little video I made that you might get a chuckle watching:
     
    07-27-2013, 10:29 AM
  #26
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by Celeste    
I have a lower end Wintec English saddle that belongs to my daughter, but I don't really find it comfortable. It probably doesn't fit me properly.
Have you tried other Wintec models? I don't care for most of the Wintecs I have ridden in, but for me the Wintec Isabell fits like a glove. LOVE it. Other Wintecs, no thanks. The narrow twist of the Isabell is perfect for me. Maybe try sitting in several models if you have a dealer nearby?
     
    07-27-2013, 12:55 PM
  #27
Green Broke
Wintecs are only made for tiny hinies, Seems like they max out at 16/18. I liked their endurance saddle, but too small.
I really think endurance needs more fat people. That way all the used saddles for sale wouldnt be 15"
Brighteyes and Celeste like this.
     
    07-28-2013, 06:48 PM
  #28
Foal
I just did a 25 mile ride and tie in a Eurolight specialized and loved it! The seat was harder than I expected but my tush isn't sore. I've struggled to find a saddle that will fit my mare and after 2 people hopping on and off her every mile or so for 25 miles! The saddle never moved! Nor did it shift while mounting! I will be ordering one tomorrow!
     
    07-28-2013, 10:40 PM
  #29
Weanling
This is my third season in my Specialized Eurolight and still love it. I have a fitting kit for two very different horses. It's very light and well built, I like that you can place the stirrup leather where you want and can adjust it to a changing horse through the season. It's not top quality leather, but it doesn't wear or break in any condition. I know lots of people doing serious endurance with that model.

I agree that customer service was poor and it took for ever to get the saddle. I'd suggest someone buy through a reseller rather than directly with the company to avoid the hassle.

You have to know a little about saddle fitting to do a good job or have someone knowledgeable around. You have to want to play with the fittings until the match is perfect.

My lightess saddle is a treeless Barefoot Cheyenne, if you're open to go treeless.
     
    10-12-2013, 04:54 PM
  #30
Foal
Hello, do you still have this Pampa saddle? Thanks.
     

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
Specialized saddles? ponyboy Horse Tack and Equipment 3 04-21-2013 08:18 PM
Specialized Saddle, Ghost Treeless, other...? jillybean19 Endurance Riding 10 10-09-2012 10:55 PM
Miniature colt needing specialized Vet help or advice minis4me Horse Health 0 05-31-2011 09:09 PM
Pessoa,Paddock boots,breaking saddle,endurance saddle etc for sale/trade!! ImLonelyInCrowds Tack and Equipment Classifieds 6 01-25-2011 07:55 PM
Specialized Saddles??? Tabbi Kat Horse Tack and Equipment 0 12-01-2010 06:15 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:34 PM.


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