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  • Wintec jump saddle
  • Wintec 2000 10 yrs old

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    11-08-2009, 10:36 PM
Question Looking for new/used english saddle and asking for opinions on brands and models


I am looking for a new/used english saddle. I usually ride on the flat but am looking to start jumping soon. I need something that has a longer fender because I typically ride with longer sturrips and has knee rolls. I am also looking for the saddle to have a gullet changing system because I plan on going to college soon and will be riding many horses. If you have any brands and models you could recomend it would be most appreiciated!

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    11-08-2009, 10:59 PM
It depends very much on your price point. For changable gullets the best by far is Bates (leather) or Wintec (synthetic). An all purpose would probably be the best. Bates/Wintec just released their new models and they look like the gullets would be super easy to change.

This is their new one:

This is the older version that I have:
    11-09-2009, 03:15 AM
Go wintec 2000! I have that one and the gullet is super easy to change. Also my wintec 5000 dressage is really good too but my jumping one that I don't use much is really hard because the screws are shorter :(
I personally think the new wintec range is pretty ugly. They look too bulky to me
    11-09-2009, 08:45 AM
I'm not a lover of synthetic saddles. However, I do have a Wintec 2000 which is about 10 years old and I love it.

I haven't used their jumping saddles though I know a few kids who think they are great.

I think, though, a lot of recent models in various brands can have their gullet changed by a saddler - not necessarily easy but do-able.

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