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    12-18-2012, 11:14 PM
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Weanling
Triple Creek saddles?

Anyone have any experience with Triple Creek saddles? I'm looking at one that will fit my daughter's horse, and the kid. It was custom-made in April, the seller has huge vet bills and is getting rid of a bunch of tack. I'm looking for information because if we get it, we will have it shipped here, I cannot see it first. She's sent me a ton of pictures (it's very nice looking).

Any thoughts on the saddle? The previous owner of the horse has used a Triple Creek saddle on the horse before, and this is the only saddle I've found yet that is as wide as her Crates.
     
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    12-18-2012, 11:21 PM
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Showing
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Triple Creek Makes nice Saddles, they use a good brand of tree, SS hardware and a good brand of leather, never heard of any complaints.

Do you have pics and what price are they asking?


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    12-18-2012, 11:27 PM
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Weanling
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This is the saddle, I have more pics in my email, the fleece is literally brand new! It was custom made and received in April, she's dealing with some major vet bills. I don't know if $1000 is good or bad. I did ask her what a custom made saddle costs. New "factory" saddles are more than this one.

I'm really hesistant to buy a saddle sight unseen.
     
    12-18-2012, 11:32 PM
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1,000.00 is too high for used. Almost all their Saddles are custom order/made

Compare some various models for yourself, looks similar to some 1,000 brand new models

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    12-18-2012, 11:40 PM
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Weanling
It is much wider than any of their standard saddles. Have already dug around to figure that out. It is not a model that they have on their website either. It was custom made for very broad horses (per her email). I have offered her less, but she hasn't returned my email yet.
     
    12-18-2012, 11:43 PM
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Showing
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Up to you, I just think 1,000.00 is way too high

A special tree is a 75.00 upgrade, btw


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    12-19-2012, 03:59 PM
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Green Broke
It's a nice looking saddle. Buyer states-ASKING $1,000- that leaves the door open to offers. Hope you hear back from her.
     
    12-19-2012, 05:28 PM
  #8
Foal
I've actually been thinking about buying a triple creek barrel saddle. I want to order one of their silver series one, and it'll be about $900. I really think $1000 is overpriced. If you compare it to the ones on their website, it's kind of plain and looks like it might be brand new for $1000.
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    12-19-2012, 10:45 PM
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Yearling
I have 2 and love them........I just ordered the basic model and stayed under the $1000 by just a few 10s. It cost me extra for the Aluminum Stirrups and the Black wrapped horn. If I wanted the metal laced back or exotic seat I would have had to go into the Gold Series which is over $1000. If you want custom like that it WILL be over $1000 and the saddle looks in GREAT condition.

So IMO.....if you like the saddle buy it. It looks to be in great condition. But if you want a new one for under $1000 you will have a plain saddle with very few things you can change without bumping up the price to over $1000. Also would be a good choice if you didn't want something super fancy.
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    12-20-2012, 10:05 AM
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Weanling
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Originally Posted by BarrelRacingLvr    
I have 2 and love them........I just ordered the basic model and stayed under the $1000 by just a few 10s. It cost me extra for the Aluminum Stirrups and the Black wrapped horn. If I wanted the metal laced back or exotic seat I would have had to go into the Gold Series which is over $1000. If you want custom like that it WILL be over $1000 and the saddle looks in GREAT condition.

So IMO.....if you like the saddle buy it. It looks to be in great condition. But if you want a new one for under $1000 you will have a plain saddle with very few things you can change without bumping up the price to over $1000. Also would be a good choice if you didn't want something super fancy.

The cheapest one on their website with alum. Stirrups ist $1200. The options she's added (per her email) are the lacing, extra D-rings, a 5" cantle, the 2-tone leather, and the back cinch with hoofpick carrier.

A couple of those options I would have done without, but the rear cinch, and the stirrups would be a must. A friend of the gal we bought the horse from bought a saddle with similar options recently for over $1500 new.

The real hold up is waiting for word from the seller about paypal. Buying something like this is risky, so I won't buy it unless I have paypal.

I appreciate your opinions on the brand. They were helpful.
     

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