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post #1 of 8 Old 09-20-2012, 01:43 PM Thread Starter
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Red face Using a Crates saddle on a Quarter Horse?

I've heard good things about Crates saddles, but I understand they are made for gaited horses. I have a quarter horse we show at local shows and want to get more into the AQHA shows. Would a Crates fit my QH and would the AQHA people be laughing at me in a Crates saddle?
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post #2 of 8 Old 09-20-2012, 02:44 PM
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Crates makes all kinds of saddles, I had a Crates team roping saddle for years, it was a good saddle.
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They won't be laughing ... Crates makes a great saddle!
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post #4 of 8 Old 09-20-2012, 04:37 PM
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I know a few ranchers that have a Crates in their barn. Seem to work fine on QHs and TBs.
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post #5 of 8 Old 09-20-2012, 04:39 PM
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Crates (the original) makes all kinds of Saddles for all kinds of Horses, they make more non-gaited Saddles than they do gaited Saddles

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My grandfather only uses crates and they are great solid saddles. He's been team roping in them for like 50 years!
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I have 2 Crates wide tree saddles for our two QH's. VERY nice saddles, good looking and great quality!
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post #8 of 8 Old 09-25-2012, 09:31 AM
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I have ridden in a crates for years, on both QH and now my TB. They make a great saddle.
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