Do tree sizes fit the same way within a brand?
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Tack > Horse Tack and Equipment

Do tree sizes fit the same way within a brand?

This is a discussion on Do tree sizes fit the same way within a brand? within the Horse Tack and Equipment forums, part of the Horse Tack category
  • Do all stubben trees fit the same?
  • Will a stubben dressage saddle fit the same way my stubben jumping saddle does?

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    04-25-2011, 03:44 PM
  #1
Yearling
Do tree sizes fit the same way within a brand?

In the process of looking for a new saddle, I test rode a Stubben Edelwiess with a 32cm tree on my mare, and I really liked the way it fit her. However, I am looking more for an all purpose or maybe even a dressage saddle. (We just do trails, so it's whatever is comfortable...) So for example, if I had two Stubben saddles in hand, a dressage saddle and a close contact jumping saddle, both with 32cm trees, would the tree fit exactly the same way? Sorry for my ignorance! Any help is appreciated! :)

I understand that the gullet channel width may vary and that the billets will hang differently, etc.

Edit: I actually think I may have just answered my own question, but still if you have any input, please comment!
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    04-25-2011, 08:15 PM
  #2
Green Broke
If they're about the same age they should fit the same. The older saddles often have trees that "spread" a bit and will fit wider than a newer saddle. Also, the flocking makes a difference.

I have a 32 cm Stubben VSD AP with fresh flocking and a newer tree that fits a LOT more narrow than an OLD 30.5 cm Stubben VSS AP with flocking that I had re-done about 7 years ago. Looking at the tree sizes, it should be the other way around, but the age of or "miles on" the trees and the condition of the flocking makes them fit the way they do.
     
    04-26-2011, 04:31 PM
  #3
Yearling
That's very interesting and very good to know! The saddle I tried was new, but I will probably end up with older used one, so I might want to go with a 31cm instead. Thanks! :)
     

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
brand new cowboy/cowgirl boots. several sizes. VIEWWWW kaydeebug Tack and Equipment Classifieds 3 03-28-2011 11:39 PM
For sale: Brand new ssg gloves, brand new ariat clogs, boot trees. caseyella Tack and Equipment Classifieds 3 05-09-2010 03:59 PM
For sale: Brand new ssg gloves, brand new ariat clogs, boot trees. caseyella Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 04-04-2010 05:36 PM
Pessoa AO 16.5" Med. Tree Brand New For Sale/Trade spicershowhorses Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 07-05-2009 10:29 PM
Western Tree sizes? Go The Distance Horse Tack and Equipment 8 04-28-2009 08:19 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:41 PM.


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