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post #1 of 5 Old 04-24-2011, 10:49 AM Thread Starter
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Any input on this saddle?

A friend is offering me this saddle and I know NOTHING of this brand? Any inout or knowledge appreciated....the pics are of the logo(s) I can locate on the saddle. Looks to be Western Saddlery". Thanks so much
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post #2 of 5 Old 04-24-2011, 11:20 AM
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Picture of the whole saddle? A picture of the underside? I'm learly. Sounds like an import brand.

Here's another thread on this brand:
Western Saddlery

Some other links:
W WESTERN SADDLEY Trademark Details
New - Western Saddle by Western Saddlery - one for sale. Definitely looks like a cheap import. I wouldn't buy it.

Hard to find much about this brand. Since they seem to be "recent", not an old brand, this lack of information is a red flag to me.
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post #3 of 5 Old 04-24-2011, 01:20 PM
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I can tell from the leather of the latigo keeper that it's junk. Don't give much for it.
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post #4 of 5 Old 04-24-2011, 09:13 PM
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If I could see the whole saddle I could likely give you the lowdown on quality. On 2nd thought, don't pay anything for it. When a horse moves, as well as the rider, that puts a lot of stress and strain on a saddle. It's just not worth your safety to ride in an inferior quality saddle.

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post #5 of 5 Old 04-24-2011, 09:27 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks everyone. I am not needing a new saddle at this time but it was offerred to me and when I tried to research it online I couldnt find much of anything so I knew you guys would be able to advise if this was something that might be worth having in the tack room...or not :) I will for sure pass on this. Thanks so much for the help.
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