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    04-10-2011, 12:18 PM
Green Broke
Not all Schleese are adjustable. It depends on which tree it has. You can tell by the serial number. If it has an H it is a hennig tree and adjustable also I think the S is adjustable also but call Scheelse and they will tell you
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    04-10-2011, 02:38 PM
Yes, either saddles are like in the 5K new not even possible for me but some barely used are drop to 3K, so it's already a cut but it's a lot, I would want to make sure they are good saddles before even considering buying one.
Now if I had to choose between both? I would probably go for Schleese, because of the adjustable tree and I heard it was much better than the adjustable tree for wintec, bates, and even the Toulouse that came out.
I like hoe the gullet is nicely " spread" on the Schleese to not touch the spine of the horse
But the CWD looks really good too, and I could probably get it cheaper from France ? Not sure about that.

I found this website on another forum and the lady who own the business has some extremely goof reviews, and excellent saddles as well.

Fine Used Saddles | Best French, German, & English Saddles for Sale | Current Availability

I really love the Schleese Wave french leather, and the infinity is looking good too. These are wool flocked

I really love the CWD french monoflap too . This one is foam flocked

For the overpricing I really don't know either, why are they so expensive? What is so GREAT about them that is not comparable to let's say a 1K or 2K saddle?
    04-10-2011, 04:56 PM
CWD is AMAZING. If I had 3-4k to spend on a saddle, hands down I would get a CWD. Prestige, Amerigo, Barnsby, etc are all GREAT saddles, are a little cheaper, but you can't beat a CWD
    04-10-2011, 09:01 PM
Originally Posted by equineeventer3390    
CWD is AMAZING. If I had 3-4k to spend on a saddle, hands down I would get a CWD. Prestige, Amerigo, Barnsby, etc are all GREAT saddles, are a little cheaper, but you can't beat a CWD
another vote for CDW ,
Apparently CDW are better than Schleese ?

Good to know then, if you had the money and would go for it, means it is a really good saddle
    04-11-2011, 01:34 AM
CWD. Is. So. Comfy. Ohmygoodness!!!
    04-13-2011, 11:59 AM
Originally Posted by CJ82Sky    
$400 - $600 USD. My friend owns a tack shop so I got them for under retail fortunately and the quality of leather is amazing imo!
this is not bad for a excellent bridle that is high quality leather. Especially if the same makers are asking 5K for their saddles.. it actually sounds cheap to find their bridle at 500$, but still, im sure you can find them used, if they were well taken care of for less, and still get a lot out of them.
So your friend gave you a good deal or was it what the bridle was worth ?
    04-13-2011, 11:59 AM
Anyone with more thoughts ??

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