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    01-18-2009, 08:09 PM
  #1
Foal
Which one do you like best?Show saddles.

Okay well im in need of a new show saddle and would like to see which one looks best on a black horse
You tell me!
1.2.
3.
Personaly I like 2 but I want to see what other people's opinions :)
The first one is Dale Chavez
The senconed one is Billy Royal
The third one is Circle Y
     
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    01-18-2009, 08:47 PM
  #2
Super Moderator
Hi,

The 1st one I would not like on any Horse.
2nd One is nice
Third one is nice.

The third ones color Natural/light Oil looks the best on a Black Horse, you should be able to get the 2nd one in a lighter color as they are supposed to be hand made.

I would check the skirt dimensions to make sure they are not too long for your Horse, slightly rounded skirts are more forgiving.
     
    01-18-2009, 08:49 PM
  #3
Weanling
Style wise I like the 3rd one, but I do not like the color! Dark oil or the chocolate color looks the best. (though the circuit you show on probably will vary on the preference of dark or light oil.)
     
    01-18-2009, 09:04 PM
  #4
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by SaddleUp158    
Style wise I like the 3rd one, but I do not like the color! Dark oil or the chocolate color looks the best. (though the circuit you show on probably will vary on the preference of dark or light oil.)
Yeah dark oil is more prefered in arabs, morgans, and paso finos
But APHA and AQHA prefer light oil lol
     
    01-18-2009, 09:05 PM
  #5
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by SouthernTrailsGA    
Hi,

The 1st one I would not like on any Horse.
2nd One is nice
Third one is nice.

The third ones color Natural/light Oil looks the best on a Black Horse, you should be able to get the 2nd one in a lighter color as they are supposed to be hand made.

I would check the skirt dimensions to make sure they are not too long for your Horse, slightly rounded skirts are more forgiving.
I just like 1 because its differnt and nobody would have it lol
     
    01-18-2009, 09:08 PM
  #6
Weanling
I have owned a Dale Chavez show saddle and it never broke in or got comfortable. The Billy Royal looks alright. I have also owned a Circle Y and will never own another. I prefer Phil Harris or Blue Ribbon saddles. They are much nicer and very comfy. Also check out some used Phil Harris on Blue Ribbons to get a better deal.

This is a Phil Harris.

The website is Welcome to Harris Leather & Silverworks

This is a Blue Ribbon
The website is Blue Ribbon Custom Tack


Quote:
Originally Posted by SaddleUp158    
Style wise I like the 3rd one, but I do not like the color! Dark oil or the chocolate color looks the best. (though the circuit you show on probably will vary on the preference of dark or light oil.)
Most people showing stock type breeds use light oil saddles.
     
    01-18-2009, 09:16 PM
  #7
Foal
I owned a Billy Royal before and I loved it!

Personally, they are all "over done" with the silver for my liking! LOL

Guess its a good thing I don't show anymore.

Anyways out of the 3, I would take the the Billy Royal
     
    01-18-2009, 09:23 PM
  #8
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by LauraB    
I have owned a Dale Chavez show saddle and it never broke in or got comfortable. The Billy Royal looks alright. I have also owned a Circle Y and will never own another. I prefer Phil Harris or Blue Ribbon saddles. They are much nicer and very comfy. Also check out some used Phil Harris on Blue Ribbons to get a better deal.

This is a Phil Harris.

The website is Welcome to Harris Leather & Silverworks

This is a Blue Ribbon
The website is Blue Ribbon Custom Tack




Most people showing stock type breeds use light oil saddles.
I don't really like Phil harris saddles, but Blue Ribbon I do but are co$tly ahaha but comfort doesnt really matter to me becasue its not like im going to be riding in it everyday
     
    01-19-2009, 02:45 PM
  #9
Green Broke
I like the first and second one but I hatee hate hate light oil
     
    01-19-2009, 02:55 PM
  #10
Weanling
I like the Blue Ribbon that lauraB posted the best.
     

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