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post #1 of 5 Old 06-28-2010, 09:32 AM Thread Starter
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buying a cheap saddle

recently I have gotten the desire to get a saddle for my horse but I have a low budget, idealy I only want to spend under 200 but if I have to I will go to 300, does anyone know where I could get a bighorn cordura for around that price. The seat needs to be 16.5 or 17, and have full quarter horse bars. Any assistance will be much appreciated
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post #2 of 5 Old 06-28-2010, 09:46 AM
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The two places that come to mind are ebay and tacktraders. Have you tried there?

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post #3 of 5 Old 06-28-2010, 09:50 AM Thread Starter
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no, but thank you I will give them a shot
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post #4 of 5 Old 06-28-2010, 10:29 AM Thread Starter
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no luck, does anyone have any other tips
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post #5 of 5 Old 06-28-2010, 11:21 AM
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Just keep your eye open. You might consider an Abetta saddle. They come in 17" seat sizes and their regular tree fits a wide variety of horses. They do have a "wide" tree as well. Abetta's basic "All Around" square skirt saddle in a 17" seat is $345 new from this web site: Abetta Cordura All-Around Saddle I have an Abetta endurance saddle and it lasted many years of hard riding. It's still usable, just not as pretty as it was new, lol.
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