Wow, I wonder why the english style ones are so much cheaper???
I've paid $50-65 for the western ones. But I LOVE them. They are soft and breathable. I've switched to all mohair (or the Classic Equine Alpaca) cinches and me and my horses are very happy with them! They never rub the skin and they are washable too. And did I mention very soft.
I hate the neoprene ones. I have friends who use them and I think they make their horses hot and sweaty and stinky. And I know of one horse who galls really bad with neoprene too.