I want one mainly because they're super comfy, have the CAIR system, and the interchangeable gullet. If you've used one what are your opinions of them? Do you find the gullet system really helps out with correct saddle fitting and does the saddle hold up well?
I've read some pretty poor reviews on the Wintec elastic girths so I'll steer clear of those.
I know this will probably bring about replies of just get a used leather saddle but I'm curious about the wintec. I have a synthetic western saddle that I adore and holds up very well. It's lightweight, way more comfy then any gel seat put over a leather saddle, easy to keep clean, and withstands the occasional beating my horse gives it.