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  • Ovation dressage lucky 7 bling bridle
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    10-02-2009, 08:28 PM
  #1
Foal
Bridle help

Have been looking for a bridle over here(new zealand) for about 3 months and just can't find one I like so im looking at geting one imported.
I like the look of this one but does anyone know what the quality is like? Im pretty fussy so want something with reaaaaly nice soft leather.
VTO Saddlery: Ovation Dressage Bridle with Lucky Seven Bling Chain
That's the bridle.. does anyone have one? What are they like?
     
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    10-03-2009, 02:57 AM
  #2
Yearling
Can't help you with the bridle in the link as I don't know the make - but as I make my own ( have done so for 17 years ) I can tell you that going by price the quality would be ok ish. Materials cost ( best quality )for a bridle like that would be in the range of $70-$80 so you are looking at $30-$40 cost to make, I don't know anyone who could make a bridle in this style for this money so the leather cannot be best quality.

A bridle like that would take me about 2 days to hand make so I would have to charge about USD $170 ish .

Hope this helps

Nutty
     
    10-03-2009, 04:24 AM
  #3
Foal
I've never heard of that bridle so I couldn't tell you what the leather is like. In the UK I can get a good quality bridle (not including reins) from about 85.00 (NZ$173, US$124) that's for a plain bridle, no bling. That bridle looks nice enough not the best quality but not the worst.
     
    11-18-2009, 02:24 PM
  #4
Foal
Thumbs up

Ovation products are a middle of the road choice....they are not considered high end, but they are not of poor quality either.

Have you considered Arc De Triomph? Their products are superb in quality. I have their Napoleon dressage bridle and it's exceptional in leather quality and craftsmanship.
     
    11-19-2009, 12:59 AM
  #5
Foal
I second Polaris' suggestion - Arc De Triomphe bridles are beautiful and their leather quality is exceptional. I also think Stuben does nice leather work - bridles wise.

If price is an issue, check out eBay. You may find someone used in great condition for a very reasonable price :) I know I have!
     

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