Have you ever seen a barrel saddle like this?

       The Horse Forum > Horse Tack > Horse Tack and Equipment

Have you ever seen a barrel saddle like this?

This is a discussion on Have you ever seen a barrel saddle like this? within the Horse Tack and Equipment forums, part of the Horse Tack category
  • Saddle maker arizona
  • "circle t" saddle thoughts

LinkBack Thread Tools
    05-04-2011, 02:22 AM
Have you ever seen a barrel saddle like this?

So I bought this saddle for $250. It's supposed to be a Teskeys barrel saddle but to be honest I have never seen a barrel saddle that looked like this. Isn't the shape of the swell fork usually wider or shaped differently? Any thoughts?

Don't mind the clutter and all the dust. It's Arizona, dust free usually isn't an option lol.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 101_0167.jpg (80.3 KB, 208 views)
File Type: jpg 101_0163.jpg (82.0 KB, 209 views)
File Type: jpg 101_0165.jpg (67.3 KB, 199 views)
Sponsored Links
    05-04-2011, 12:30 PM
That's no Teskey. Is there a maker's mark anywhere on it?
    05-04-2011, 12:34 PM
A Teskey will be stamped.

And no way will you get one that cheap.

    05-04-2011, 03:22 PM
There's a number on it but no stamp. I thought that was a little unusual, but I didn't buy it because I thought it was a fantastic saddle, just wanted something light weight to train Whisper in. Is it even a barrel saddle though? Can the number on it tell me anything?
    05-04-2011, 10:21 PM
Yeah, it's a barrel saddle of some type, and if it's got a good tree, it's worth the price.
    05-04-2011, 10:29 PM
^^Agreed, it is a barrel saddle and a good tree is worth the price.

I think the difference you are seeing is that lots of barrel saddles have bigger swells on them like this one.
    05-05-2011, 12:13 AM
I thought it was kind of important to be shaped like that so I wasn't sure. At least they didn't lie to me about everything. Where they got Teskeys from, I don't know.
    05-05-2011, 12:17 AM
The Teskeys shop will sell used saddles from various other makers....
Teskey's Saddle Shop: Home page
    05-05-2011, 11:56 PM
Today while I was with my horses I took another hard look at my saddle, and guess what I found? Under a nice thick layer of dust and almost completely rubbed off was in fact a stamp. I can only make out a T, there are words all the way around it but they are too faded. Could anyone possibly tell me what brand this T belongs to. I found a Circle T saddle that sorta resembled mine.

Sorry the pictures are so blurry, no matter how hard I tried I couldn't get them any clearer. You can still see the T I'm talking about though.
It helps if you sit back from your computer lol.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 101_0190.jpg (22.2 KB, 128 views)
    05-06-2011, 12:10 AM
Do you have a Macro setting on your camera? It usually has a little flower icon. That would make a world of difference.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
is this a barrel saddle? AQHA Horse Tack and Equipment 12 03-30-2011 12:19 AM
15 Inch Saddle King Barrel Saddle For Sale cheyannesmommy Tack and Equipment Classifieds 3 03-23-2011 07:41 PM
What would you pay for this barrel saddle? KateS Barrel Racing 25 01-21-2011 03:33 PM
R U looking for a Roping saddle? Well Im looking for a Barrel saddle... heart2heartequestrian Horse Tack and Equipment 0 09-21-2010 01:34 AM
Barrel saddle or trail saddle FunDad Horse Tack and Equipment 3 05-14-2009 12:12 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:33 PM.

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