Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Tampa Bay area, FL
Question about english saddles
Can you replace the billets on an English saddle?
There's a Crosby saddle in my tack room that's not very well taken care of, some mold and some dry leather, but the seat and the three billets on the right side are all intact. However, there is only 1 billet on the left, so obviously its not safe to ride in. I heard awhile ago (I'm talking almost 4 months) that the owner is trying to "get rid of it" but I don't know if that means giving it away, or selling it, or for how much. When I put it on Ice it seemed to fit him okay, I'd have to look at it again and see. If I were to obtain this saddle, would I be able to replace the billets? And would it be something that I could do myself?