Since Denny Sergeants closed down a few years ago you can no longer buy a Silver Mesa saddle. BUT the top saddlemaker who worked for them for many years building those saddles is now making them under the name of Elite Saddles. Located in Tioga, Texas, they make custom saddles and other tack at very reasonable prices. They also repair tack, so are an all around saddle and leather shop. I am very satisfied with the saddle and 2 headstalls they made for me and my husband had a belt and cell phone cover made. The items are top quality leather and construction and customer service is A+++++. They have a website elitesaddles.com with samples of saddles and other items. They also do trophy saddles for clubs with each saddle being a custom fit to the winner and ship worldwide!!!!
I just want to brag on my brand new comfy very pretty and well made Elite saddle. For years I would go to Denny Sergeants in Pilot Point, TX and drool over the saddles but at the prices they had I just could not afford one. Then the place went out of business. Then I found out the saddlemaker who actually made the Silver Mesas had opened up a saddle shop in Tioga Tex with his son.
Both are name Raimundo Blanco and both are very concerned with saddle quality and that it fits the person buying it. I bought a headstall at first for a very reasonable price of around $50 then by saving my money and selling some other saddles, I was able to buy an Elite saddle. I could not afford silver accents but it does have some nice conchos and tooling and it is pretty enough for show.
Went in recenlty to have some repairs done on an old show halter made by someone else and saw a saddle they were working on. (Time to drool some more!) It was priced about 3800 which was reasonable knowing how much Silver Mesas sold for and how much other saddle makers sell theirs for.
I highly recommend these saddles. You get first rate quality and first rate customer service at a very competitive price. http://elitesaddles.com/
The also make anything leather, headstalls, halters, breast collars, etc