Opinion please on Circle Y Saddle with Flex tree?
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Tack > Horse Tack and Equipment

Opinion please on Circle Y Saddle with Flex tree?

This is a discussion on Opinion please on Circle Y Saddle with Flex tree? within the Horse Tack and Equipment forums, part of the Horse Tack category
  • Opinions on flex tree saddles
  • Circle y flex tree endurance

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    11-09-2012, 06:54 AM
  #1
Foal
Opinion please on Circle Y Saddle with Flex tree?

I probably made a mistake by buying a saddle off of ebay. Its not here yet and I'm stressing. Being a dummy and new to ebay I bid on a saddle and got stuck buying it.

My real question is: Why do some people turn up their noses at Circle Y Saddles? I know they used to be good saddles what happened??? This one is an Endurance Circle Y with a flex tree. A horsey person I know just rolled her eyes when I mentioned the saddle.

If I got stuck oh well, may have to have a horse tack garage sale and start all over again. I own one Circle Y it does not leave dry spots, ruffled hair or make white hairs come up on the horse I use it on.

Any input appreciated. The saddle would have cost $1700 new. I paid around $700.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    11-09-2012, 08:43 AM
  #2
Yearling
You are doubting your purchase from one opinion? Circle Y's aren't junk. There will always be someone's opinion in life. Listen to your gut and go with it.
     
    11-09-2012, 06:27 PM
  #3
Green Broke
Wait for the saddle to get there. Do you have a tracking number yet? I've gotten some great saddles off ebay & lots of other tack,too. Most of it was very nice.
     
    11-09-2012, 07:19 PM
  #4
Foal
I don't have a clue as to why people don't like Circle Y's, I absolutely LOVE mine!

I have the Expedition Flex Tree 2 Trail saddle, and I've had it about 6yrs(still looks new-ish too!) Circle Y Saddles - Expedition Flex2 Trail Saddle

It is the only saddle I ride in now, it has me spoiled haha. It has never left rub marks on any horse I have used it on, no dry marks and no sore spots afterwards. Doesn't slide, it is light enough for me to swing onto any horse or carry it long distances, and the leather was soft and supple the day I took it out of the box. We also have a pretty comfortable Circle Y barrel saddle. Maybe I am just biased, but it was the first "real" saddle I bought when I was a kid, made sure to buy it in an adult size so I could still use it, and paid every penny of the $1,800 for it.


I have bought quite a bit of tack from eBay before, all of it has come in great shape and on time. I wouldn't worry about it unless you really don't like the saddle for some reason. You could always resell it or possibly return it or trade it if needed.

People all have opinions, like goneriding has said. I personally don't like King saddles, but my aunt loves her's and swears by the brand, but when I rode in her saddle it was uncomfortable for me. My friend absolutely hates my saddle, but as long as it works for me I don't couldn't care less. You just have to try it out and see if you like it.
     
    11-09-2012, 07:26 PM
  #5
Started
I love Circle Y saddles. You got a flex tree for $700? That's a STEAL! I'm jealous.

If you like it and it fits your horse, I wouldn't put much stock in what your friend says.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    11-09-2012, 07:32 PM
  #6
Foal
I currently don't have any Circle Y saddles but do own many of their breast collars/head stalls/reins ETC and have never been disapointed with quality of their tack. However when buying I do my homework and look too see at time who has best prices. BTW I don't have a horse in the Circle Y stable.


Boone
     
    11-09-2012, 08:03 PM
  #7
Yearling
Have to agree, don't panic. It was a good price for that saddle, and if it fits your horse and is comfortable for you, fantastic!

My husband has horrible back and knee issues. We traded in his Crates saddle on a new Circle Y Flex tree saddle a couple years ago, he loves it.
He can go for longer rides with me now, which is great!
And it was the only one we could find local that fit his horse, so it was a win win situation.

Let us all know how you and your horse like it once it arrives.
     
    11-09-2012, 09:03 PM
  #8
Foal
Should be here Monday. Getting more excited. I was also looking at a Crates endurance saddle. It was more $$$ and for a gaited horse.

Probably best I ended up with the one I got. Since I have Arabs and 1 half arab/quarter horse it should fit one of them. The youngest of my arabs is not fully matured/filled out yet (she's only just turned 6) and is still sort or narrow. I ride her the most just keeping my fingers crossed that it fits.

Just never bought any tack off of Ebay and to me $700 is a good chunk of money right now. Hope it arrives Monday!!
     
    11-09-2012, 10:09 PM
  #9
Started
I have a used circle Y barrel saddle, nothings wrong it. I really like it. Just like everything in life someone will love it, someone will hate it...
     
    11-09-2012, 11:14 PM
  #10
Weanling
I hope that for that price it ends up to be a real circle Y. I had a friend who bought a brand name saddle on e-bay and it was a knock off. Personally I want to get a flex-tree and am saving up my pennies!
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Anyone Have A Treeless/Flex Tree Saddle to Trade? SRCM16 Tack and Equipment Classifieds 1 12-02-2011 12:12 PM
More Flex Tree saddle questions. spookychick13 Horse Tack and Equipment 0 04-24-2011 02:12 PM
FS: 16" Abetta Flex Tree Saddle w/Saddleright Pad Super combo!! Rugersremi Tack and Equipment Classifieds 4 08-12-2010 01:44 PM
Circle Y park and trail flex tree 16" churumbeque Tack and Equipment Classifieds 3 04-26-2010 06:37 PM
16.5" Circle Y Flex saddle 4 Sale luvs2ride1979 Tack and Equipment Classifieds 1 11-17-2008 01:08 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:20 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0