Circle Y Synthetics?!
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Tack > Horse Tack and Equipment

Circle Y Synthetics?!

This is a discussion on Circle Y Synthetics?! within the Horse Tack and Equipment forums, part of the Horse Tack category
  • Circle y synthetic saddles
  • Circle y synthetic leather saddle

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    09-16-2010, 11:36 AM
  #1
Banned
Circle Y Synthetics?!

I am back to shopping for a saddle. I am currently riding in my 15" Bighorn and I freakin LOVE that saddle. Problem is, I no longer fit in it. Its just tooooo small. Its so comfortable and very attractive...but I suppose it should fit!

In my search, I came across a Circle Y synthetic on ebay. Its in my price range, it *IS* a circle Y...It looks to be a comfortable, deep seat. Problem is, I hate synthetic. I was hoping someone could tell me that the Circle Y's are magically better than other synthetics?

Does anyone have one of these? Know someone who has one? Are the comfortable? Do they hold up on the trail?

I am looking for something 17" western, comfortable and durable. I can sell my bighorn tomorrow for $300 so I need the saddle to be less than that.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    09-16-2010, 11:39 AM
  #2
Showing
Circle Y did make a leather/synthetic combo saddle for several years, but stopped because they weren't popular.

I don't know if this is the same type, but the ones I've seen have a leather seat, pommel, and cantle. The only things that are synthetic are the skirt, and the stirrup leathers/stirrups.

They're pretty nice saddles, since they really are mostly leather.
     
    09-16-2010, 12:01 PM
  #3
Banned
Yup! That's what this one is! I hate having to size up in my saddle but its neccessary unless I never want to take another picture riding again. I tried out a circle Y equitation saddle a few weeks ago but it just wasnt a fit. I might just give this one a try.
     
    09-16-2010, 12:03 PM
  #4
Showing
I didn't know Circle Y made synthetic. But I guess it's probably synthetic/leather combo. However, I'd be careful about Circle Y under $300 (how it sounds from your post). May be their synthetic were on cheap side, but all Circle Y (used and new) I've seen in local ads and stores are expensive.
     
    09-16-2010, 12:13 PM
  #5
Banned
They are expensive lil buggers eh?! Id imagine its priced at $250(shipping included) because it is a used synthetic saddle. They don't have a huge market. Especially when you can get a new synthetic for under $200. It is also pretty dirty...looks like its been laying in a barn for a few years. I suppose that's the upside to synthetics. It doesn't really matter how long it sat....as long as its not chewed up (and the pictures don't look chewed up, just dirty) it can be cleaned with simple soap and water.

It is a 'partial' synthetic...with the leather pommel and a leather cantle. The rest is synthetic. I was considering doing the buyitnow for $250 but someone already has a bid on it. Maybe I can get it cheaper! LOL
     
    09-17-2010, 11:53 AM
  #6
dee
Started
I bought a Circle Y saddle not too long ago for $175, and was amazed to find it was the real deal. I was really lucky, though - I bought it at a horse auction and the previous owner had stepped out for just a moment so he couldn't PO it when it went so cheap.

It was too small for me and didn't fit my horse (the auctioneer said it was an 18" seat, but it was only a 16" seat), so I sold it for over twice what I paid for it two weeks later at the same auction house.
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
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:

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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
circle in, circle out? alexischristina Jumping 7 06-03-2010 10:13 AM
how to tell if saddle is circle y? sandy2u1 Horse Tack and Equipment 3 04-29-2009 09:38 PM
How to get her to bend on a circle better StormyBlues Dressage 15 04-16-2009 11:40 PM
Circle Y? XxXequinegrlXxX Horse Tack and Equipment 11 06-17-2008 03:24 PM
Circle Y saddle kitten_Val Horse Tack and Equipment 3 09-08-2007 01:41 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:05 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0