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        04-13-2012, 02:49 PM
      #21
    Trained
    OH - and I forgot to mention, flocking is more adjustable than CAIR, so if the saddle doesn't fit off the shelf then flocking is probably the way to go because a CAIR saddle can only be adjusted so much.
         
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        04-13-2012, 03:12 PM
      #22
    Green Broke
    Well that is still very helpful even if the choices are all individual as far as the suede vs leather. I was kind of leaning for the suede but I do like movement so if it is very sticky I would most likely not like it. I am very prone to quick purchases but luckily I really don't have spare money to spend at the moment so it will give me time to look around. I also want something quite adjustable as I anticipate many changes in her muscle.

    I will take the measurements tonight hopefully and maybe go on over to the tack shop and take a look at the wintecs and see about the feel and all. Also I want to make sure I get one that fits me. I also have to get her a bit as I've been borrowing someone elses, and that will set me back a good penny.

    Thank you again for your input.
         
        04-13-2012, 03:20 PM
      #23
    Trained
    Well I don't think you will really NEED the suede, they brought it in because the fake leather used to be awfully slippery and they wanted to give riders another option. The fake leather is quite grippy now, on par with nice leather IMO. And they have made the suede more and more grippy over time, I swear! I have an older Wintec Pro that is absolutely lovely but because I show it's not pretty enough... that didn't kill the full seat jodhpurs I wore when I rode in it regularly. My current dressage saddle, on the other hand, absolutely would. And I have a friend who has a newish Wintec Pro dressage that has big white balls of fluff on it off her full seat joddies, and the suede is wearing off :/

    Moral of the story, if you're going to use suede, don't use full seat joddies. :P

    I'm always happy to help, feel free to PM me if you want. I have a million saddles I don't use so I have opinions on most Wintec models!
         
        04-13-2012, 03:59 PM
      #24
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by blue eyed pony    
    Moral of the story, if you're going to use suede, don't use full seat joddies. :P
    When your horse gallops down the centre line bucking, convinced the arena board in front of the judge is a showjump, suede plus full-seat breeches are a big help.

    Believe me
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        04-13-2012, 05:44 PM
      #25
    Green Broke
    I ride in a Wintec Dressage Pro. It's a decent saddle, and has fit every horse I've ridden reasonably well. If you buy the gullet kit, it comes with a sizing gauge. (You can also buy it separately or ask around and someone might already have one you can borrow) It takes a lot of the guesswork out of which gullet to use for your horse Wintec Easy Measure Saddle Gullet Gauge | Dover Saddlery
         
        04-13-2012, 06:46 PM
      #26
    Green Broke
    Ahhh so if I did this measurement right the gullet should be 7.5 inches?! Definitely much bigger than current saddle.

    Thank you all for the opinions on saddles. I'm really torn about which particular model I would like.
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        04-13-2012, 07:17 PM
      #27
    Green Broke
    I mean the tree width should be 7.5 inches. Gah all this reading is making all the terms run together. Please tell me I measured this wrong or I will feel so bad for my girl for using something so not right.
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