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    04-27-2011, 10:36 AM
  #11
mls
Trained
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Originally Posted by spookychick13    
My mom has a Big Horn for her horse, also synthetic. It seems much nicer quality than the Abetta I had...maybe look into those too?
Another vote for the Big Horn.
     
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    04-27-2011, 11:18 AM
  #12
Showing
IMO the best synthetic on the market is the Fabtron. A good combination of synthetic and leather.
     
    04-27-2011, 11:23 AM
  #13
mls
Trained
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Originally Posted by iridehorses    
IMO the best synthetic on the market is the Fabtron. A good combination of synthetic and leather.
Big Horn is synthetic and leather. With previous years of saddle making experience before they ventured into the synthetic market.
     
    04-27-2011, 11:25 AM
  #14
Started
I have an all around square skirted Abetta. I love it. Sure, it's no $3000 leather saddle, but it looks nice (despite being synthetic) and holds up to my heavy duty riding (2+ hours riding daily and barrel races every other weekend)
     
    04-27-2011, 11:28 AM
  #15
Green Broke
This is the big horn my mom has (except hers is brown) and it's really comfy and fits her horse well.
15 1/2inch 16 1/2inch Big Horn Black Cordura Saddle Arab - $641.00 : Bootz Store, Best Internet Deals
     
    04-27-2011, 12:40 PM
  #16
Showing
I double Big Horn. I'd take it over Abetta personally. Another one is Fabtron. No-no to Wintec on my side (broke under me).
     
    04-27-2011, 06:41 PM
  #17
Foal
I have one it's pretty nice for trail rides we go swimming at.
     
    04-27-2011, 11:43 PM
  #18
Foal
Abetta saddles are mostly around $300-$400. It's affordable, comparing to those wintec and Bates. I have a Meti 500 saddle and it works well, affordable prices and supple leather.
     
    04-28-2011, 09:59 PM
  #19
Foal
Hmm ok I'll take a look at Big Horn too.. thanks :)
     
    04-28-2011, 10:15 PM
  #20
dee
Started
Daughter's trainer has an old Abetta synthetic western saddle that she picked up a garage sale for $75. She mainly rides English, but since most people around here ride western, she picked up the saddle so she would have a western saddle to use while training horses. She loves hers.

We tried it on my Dancer, and it fit her beautifully - and all this time I thought she was going to be a booger to find a saddle for.

I'm seriously considering an Abetta Brushpopper saddle, or maybe the Stealth, since it has a round skirt and my Dancer has a short back.
     



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