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    02-01-2012, 05:35 PM
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Foal
Is this a real B Bar B saddle 30 years old

I got this saddle for a little price, on the tie srip it says B Bar B.
There is a silver plate on the saddle but thre is no name on that.
The saddle was from America, her father took it 30 years ago to Holland.
Does anybody know this kind of saddle?
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    02-01-2012, 05:47 PM
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It looks real to me. Nice saddle. Probably either a show saddle or a trail saddle, but good for general riding. Does it fit your horse?
     
    02-01-2012, 05:52 PM
  #3
Foal
I don't know I got it today, but the laether is very old and dry so the fenders are broken... and the ring where you tie the saddle is also almost broken...I don't know if I can let the get fixt...
     
    02-01-2012, 06:20 PM
  #4
Yearling
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Originally Posted by Mallejelle75    
I don't know I got it today, but the laether is very old and dry so the fenders are broken... and the ring where you tie the saddle is also almost broken...I don't know if I can let the get fixt...
Regular oiling and condition, as well as cleaning it with saddle soap after every ride should fix it up pretty nice(:

Those issues should be easily fixed

Good luck!!
     
    02-01-2012, 06:26 PM
  #5
Foal
The fenders arend the real problem but I don't know if they can get the ring good on the leather..the leather is to dry..I hope that they can fix it...I think that the saddle is a beauty! I was scarred that is was a fake B Bar B saddle but the saddle is to old to be a fake from India
     
    02-01-2012, 06:31 PM
  #6
Super Moderator
Do you mean the leather that attaches the cinch ring to the saddle itself? Or do you mean the long stap of leather used to tie the saddle on (latigo)>?
Or do you mean the metal ring itself?

All can be replaced, but if there is cracking in the leather, even oiling will not make it safe to use. You should have it looked at by a saddler. Don't ride in it until checked out.
     
    02-01-2012, 06:35 PM
  #7
Foal
The first one Oh but how can the fix that? Are the going to get that al loose, and then you can fix it? I am not going to ride now It if very cold weather in Holland now...so I can get ik fixed.
     
    02-01-2012, 06:39 PM
  #8
Foal
Found the word! Front rigging ring that laether is to dry and going to break.
     
    02-01-2012, 06:55 PM
  #9
Foal
Look... But how can they make that? This is on the tree...
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    02-02-2012, 05:19 AM
  #10
Foal
Today a am going to a saddler he is going to look at it. But I am also trying to find out if its a real B Bar B saddle.
     

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