Is Corriente a good brand?

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    01-07-2013, 11:31 PM
Is Corriente a good brand?

I have been looking for a saddle for about two months now and have found this Corriente on Craigslist 15" Corriente Roping Saddle. What do you think of it? I also wanted to know if they are a good quality brand, or if you would recommend any other brand. I don't have a ton of money and $800 would probably be all I could afford.
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    01-07-2013, 11:39 PM
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That is about what that saddle goes for new and shipped to you. For the price they are good saddles but if you are not interested in a team roping saddle specifically look at their website and give them a call if you find something you like better. Also note that all of their saddles are on Full QH bars(if I remember right).
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    01-07-2013, 11:39 PM
I have a corriente roping saddle I love it. Bought it used also from a friend it is 10 yrs old trophy saddle.. Last yr bought my daughter a new barrel saddle from them n she loves it :) once we got it everyone was amazed with the quality for the price. Also a really good friend ropes n wife barrel races and both ride in high end saddles (billy cook Santa Fe) and said if they ever get a new saddle they would get a corriente. They are really good saddles and also made in US :)
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    01-07-2013, 11:41 PM
Corrientes are fine starter saddles. They are usually solid and built pretty well, they are a factory made saddle, so they may have minor flaws here and there but overall they are great for a starter saddle for everyday riding. Looks like its in good condition to me.
    01-07-2013, 11:44 PM
I'm just going to mostly be trail riding, training, and working around the ranch in this saddle so I think it would work ,but if they sell at that price new maybe I'll give them call.
    01-07-2013, 11:47 PM
When you call them you will talk to the people that make them and they r very nice.. And yes you can get a new one for that price or cheaper :) for my daughters it cost $550 shipped to my door and it came w a really cool hat lol that was to Indiana
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    01-07-2013, 11:51 PM
Ok, thank you so much!!! What kind of saddle did you get for you daughter, horsecrazy4? A hat too is awesome!!
    01-07-2013, 11:51 PM
I have one that I love. Like mentioned, they are very nice quality for the price. The only downside has been mentioned: they only make 7" gullets, so if you don't have a wide horse, they probably won't be the company for you.

I have a barrel saddle that I use for trail riding and enjoy, so I can't speak for their ranch saddles. The user Smrobs uses one for ranch work and she is a big advocate for them.
    01-07-2013, 11:57 PM
This is the barrel saddle I bought her :) ya my hubby is always saying he got the saddle free and paid for hat lol. .
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    01-08-2013, 12:00 AM
Cute!!! Thanks for the pics!!

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