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        02-26-2013, 04:55 PM
      #51
    Showing
    That's what I was thinking, Chevaux. I need to find out how long it's been there. I got my Aussie saddle for half what they were asking because it'd been sitting there for so long.
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        02-26-2013, 04:59 PM
      #52
    Green Broke
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    That's what I was thinking, Chevaux. I need to find out how long it's been there. I got my Aussie saddle for half what they were asking because it'd been sitting there for so long.
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        02-26-2013, 04:59 PM
      #53
    Green Broke
    That's a nice saddle, a plus that you can see, feel it & sit in it. I do hope you get your Aussie saddle back soon.
         
        02-26-2013, 05:24 PM
      #54
    Showing
    I think this saddle would look amazing with that blanket that I linked to a few posts ago. Gotta find out how much they are and how to get one...
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        02-26-2013, 05:41 PM
      #55
    Trained
    LOVE the saddle and fingers crossed it fits! I found Circle Y's to be narrow on my draft cross, but I am hoping for the best on this one for you!

    The Yucca flats blankets are pricey. They run between $225 and $275 each, depending on the dealer. You can occasionally find them on eBay, in fact, there was a dealer recently in Washington State selling them for quite a bit less....I will try and look back and see who it was-maybe they can get you the one you want for less. They are extremely heavy and thick-made to wear forever. There are sometimes ones that look really similar but are less at some of the tack places-it just takes looking. I love the multicolor ones myself, but can understand how it might be busy on your guy.

    Will let you know what I find for you-
         
        02-26-2013, 05:44 PM
      #56
    Trained
    Here is the eBay listing for the less pricey Yucca Flats blankets......you can message the seller and ask them about the one you want and how much. I know they are new dealers..........Good luck! If you can get it for $175 that is a total bargain!

    Yucca Flat Saddle Blankets | eBay
         
        02-26-2013, 05:52 PM
      #57
    Trained
    Maybe another possibility?- 2 choices......

    Saddles Tack Horse Supplies - ChickSaddlery.com Mayatex Phoenix Wool Blanket

    I also have this one in the black background. I think it is really similar to the Yucca, but MUCH more affordable. I used it last show season.......got lots of compliments. I also think this is more the color you had in mind.....

    https://pards.com/products/productid/8126

    OOPS-and one more!

    https://pards.com/products/productid/8409
         
        02-26-2013, 06:03 PM
      #58
    Showing
    I actually really like both of those blankets, franknbeans! Especially the first one in turquoise/blue/sand. Now, something like that would go over a plain black wool pad, yes?

    Also just realized that this saddle will more than likely fit my boyfriend, too, so when we get him a horse, he can use it too!
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        02-26-2013, 06:56 PM
      #59
    Trained
    Perfect! And yes-I use mine over a 3/4 inch felt. You probably do not need that thick though.
         
        02-26-2013, 07:03 PM
      #60
    Showing
    I'll have to check the felt pad that's on consignment at the same place the saddle is at.

    Now that I know what I like, I'm also going to check the local tack places for blankets.
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