Can't decide! - The Horse Forum

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 13 Old 09-16-2010, 12:44 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Central Indiana
Posts: 219
• Horses: 4
Can't decide!

Between these saddles. I like the rough out trainer, it is close to the one I just sold. But I don't know if the quality is good. The guy has good feedback and most seem pleased with the products.

AHHHH :)

eBay - New & used electronics, cars, apparel, collectibles, sporting goods & more at low prices

16" 17" 18" 19" 20" 21" Pleasure Saddle Buffalo Saddles - eBay (item 370386537504 end time Sep-22-10 10:59:18 PDT)
Remi is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 13 Old 09-16-2010, 12:51 PM
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: USA
Posts: 21,187
• Horses: 7
I like the trainer myself. It's going to be heavier but I really like it. Although I don't know what brand it is.

"Be a best friend, tell the truth, and overuse I love you
Go to work, do your best, don't outsmart your common sense
Never let your prayin knees get lazy
And love like crazy"
farmpony84 is offline  
post #3 of 13 Old 09-16-2010, 01:14 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Central Indiana
Posts: 219
• Horses: 4
Yeah the non-brand was one hold back.

The trainer I just sold was 40 pounds! So this one is a bit lighter.
Remi is offline  
post #4 of 13 Old 09-16-2010, 01:36 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Matlock
Posts: 6
• Horses: 2
I'd be careful of a no-brand, but if it looks alright, some of them can be better saddles than some of the big brand names. My trainer has a no-name roping saddle that is one of the most well made and honestly comfortable saddles I've ever ridden in.

However, I would steer WAAY clear of Buffalo saddlery. I've ridden in a few of their saddles and not only were they uncomfortable for the rider, they are VERY poorly made. Every single one I've seen on a horse has pinched, rubbed or sored the horse even when properly fitted with a properly fitting pad. They also tend to wear out really easily. If you are doing any kind of heavy riding, I would wager it would probably fall apart in less than two years.

Hope that helped. : )
Kratty is offline  
post #5 of 13 Old 09-16-2010, 03:43 PM
Started
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: middle of no where
Posts: 2,295
• Horses: 3
I would be very weary to buy a cheapo saddle like those ones. They often times don't fit any horse, don't last long, fall apart, you get what you pay for. You would be better off to go buy a name brand used saddle, its not new but I will bet you money that it will last longer than those two saddles.

quarter horses.....simply the best
reining girl is offline  
post #6 of 13 Old 09-16-2010, 03:56 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Central Indiana
Posts: 219
• Horses: 4
My dilemma is that I need to buy two saddles and spend under $600.00 for both.

I need one 17 and one 19 or 20.
Remi is offline  
post #7 of 13 Old 09-16-2010, 04:14 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Central Indiana
Posts: 219
• Horses: 4
Is Circle S a good brand?
Remi is offline  
post #8 of 13 Old 09-16-2010, 05:25 PM
Showing
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: MD
Posts: 23,907
• Horses: 2
Quote:
Originally Posted by Remi View Post
My dilemma is that I need to buy two saddles and spend under $600.00 for both.

I need one 17 and one 19 or 20.
Look for used Abetta you can probably find what you want in your price range. Not leather, but those cheapey leather saddles are junk usually (and leather is really bad).
kitten_Val is offline  
post #9 of 13 Old 09-16-2010, 06:21 PM
Started
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: South Dakota
Posts: 1,886
• Horses: 3
I think you better look for a good name brand or custom used saddle if you want it to last. I would not use either of those you have shown us.
WickedNag is offline  
post #10 of 13 Old 09-16-2010, 06:49 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Va
Posts: 1,306
• Horses: 0
To be honest, both of those saddles look like junk. Check out craigslist. I've seen some nice tex tans and other name brand used saddles listed for under $300 on there.

Last edited by horseluver250; 09-16-2010 at 06:52 PM.
horseluver250 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Can't decide :( Gidji Western Pleasure 11 11-08-2010 11:42 PM
OMG!!! Also, help me decide what I need... Wallaby Barn Maintenance 4 09-09-2010 01:46 PM
Can't seem to decide on where to take lessons... PurpleHorse Horse Riding 8 09-07-2010 06:42 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome