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    05-06-2008, 01:43 PM
Big Horn western saddles

What's everyone's thoughts on that brand? I saw a nice BH saddle at a tack shop for only $325...synthetic swayed black western saddle...full quarter bar and stirrups that can are short enough for me

Let me know what you all think of this saddle...I'm thinking of taking it and trying it on Sonny, but not sure if it's worth $325
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    05-06-2008, 02:12 PM
Also the saddle I looked at was:
(I believe)...the black one

I'd order it on that website but I don't know if it would fit or not..and I don't like returning things that I bought on the internet
    05-06-2008, 02:30 PM
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I have a really old (16 years) big horn, it's may everyday work saddle, but it's all leather. I LOVE it. My trainer hates it because it's squeeky and "uncomfortable" but I think it's awesome.

My trainer buys those big horns you are talking about for walk/trot kids in her program because they are really light and I think they come in cool colors... My friend has one and she says it's really really comfy... I've never tried it, but she loves it.
    05-06-2008, 03:01 PM
Do you think it's something that will last a while though? If I bought that saddle it would be my trail, pleasure, jumping, endurance, and dressage (yes, dressage) saddle ....pleasure dressage, pleasure jumping, etc.

It also would be used for when my friends go up to ride Sonny...I don't feel right putting my friends in an english saddle...mainly the ones that don't know how to ride...a western would have more security for them anyways.
    05-06-2008, 08:43 PM
I used to have that saddle (until my butt got to big to fit in it!) I was a great little saddle. Very comfortable, and fit most horses! It lasted a long time as well, I used it hard. The only thing that was wrong with it after 5 years of hard riding was that the threads in the stirrup leathers pulled out.

Hope that helps!
    05-06-2008, 11:28 PM
It was really comfortable when I sat in it at the tack shop...and it's definitely something I could jump, trail ride in, and hard ride's fitting Sonny that I'm worried about. I've tried on 6 different western saddles and none have fit him so far
    05-07-2008, 07:35 AM
I know at least two people riding trails all the time who like the brand a lot.
    05-07-2008, 11:00 AM
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The friend of mine that has one, hers is pink, it came in full quarter horse bars. I was looking at this sight here and some of them are specific to QH...
    05-07-2008, 11:27 AM
This one girl @ my barn uses that saddle. ;) She always brags about it 'cause it' blue... :roll: LOL!

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