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    09-28-2012, 11:16 PM
I have some pictures!

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And the $400 Wintec...
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    09-28-2012, 11:34 PM
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I love Passier, but look at the seat shape and what you are used to and see if one of them will not work. The passier has a narrow twist which makes for a very close contact feel, but it comes up in front and back more, which might not work for YOU. Any way you can sit in them?
    09-28-2012, 11:42 PM
Tiny, I'm used to a 14" barrel racing saddle. I don't think that compares to any of the above LOL
    09-28-2012, 11:45 PM
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14 inch? YOU are Tiny!
    09-28-2012, 11:47 PM
Bahhaha it's nice and snug, you can see it in my signature, even though I'm in mid-posting position.
    09-29-2012, 12:20 AM
Oh, I just found this: (By "flat backed horses" do you think they mean it has a wide tree?)
English saddle - British Columbia Livestock For Sale - Kijiji British Columbia
    10-02-2012, 11:37 PM
I just came across this lovely Tekna saddle... wide tree and 17" seat!!!!!
I'm waiting to see what the seller wants for it.

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    10-03-2012, 12:26 AM
Are those three saddles perchance for sale in Alberta?

Anyways - are you able to try them out on your horse and get a professional saddle fitter's opinion? English saddles are much more finicky to fit than Western saddles as the pressure points are much more specific. I thought my Exselle saddle fit Ronan alright - man, was I wrong... I just had a pro saddle fitter out who took the time to sort me out with a saddle that worked well for both myself and Ronan... Ronan felt like a different horse underneath me.
I would hesitate to buy without trying a saddle period, much less online... especially if it's a one-shot deal for you..
    10-03-2012, 12:49 AM
They are in fact for sale in Alberta, Calgary to be exact!

I know fitting is tough, that's why I'm gearing myself towards adjustable saddles more so than anything else.
    10-03-2012, 08:27 AM
Tekna looks like new! I wonder how much they want for it...

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