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    04-07-2013, 08:48 PM
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Yearling
Need some help with these saddles....

Hi I was wondering if these saddles were good? I have the links below.

#1LEATHER 16" WESTERN ROPING ROPER PLEASURE TRAIL COWBOY HORSE WESTERN SADDLE NEW | eBay

#2 16" NEW HEAVY DUTY LEATHER MONTANA WADE ROPING ROPER WESTERN RANCH HORSE SADDLE | eBay

#3 HEAVY DUTY 16" WESTERN ROPING ROPER S.DOLEIN RANCHING RANCHER SADDLE | eBay

Are they well made? Thanks.
     
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    04-07-2013, 09:53 PM
  #2
Yearling
Looks like your links are not working
     
    04-07-2013, 09:55 PM
  #3
Foal
Nope, no pictures
     
    04-07-2013, 10:04 PM
  #4
Trained
I would pass on all three. What are looking to spend? Maybe we could make some suggestions :)
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    04-07-2013, 11:41 PM
  #5
Yearling
I want to spend around $300. Sorry about the links. It probably wont help to re-post them?
     
    04-08-2013, 02:55 AM
  #6
Yearling
WOW, I just had a look at them all on ebay. THEY SUCK. The ones they call wade saddles don’t even remotely resemble a wade saddle. Find a good quality used saddle, that would be your better option.
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    04-08-2013, 08:38 AM
  #7
Showing
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Saddles made in India, look pretty at 1st glance, because the pay the artist 2.00 per day to engrave the fancy details in the leather.

But looking pretty and being a good saddle that will not hurt your Horse is two different things.

The ads say cowhide and hardwood tees...lol.... and I have some dry swampland for sale.

If 300.00 is your budget, look for a used name brand.

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    04-08-2013, 01:32 PM
  #8
Yearling
I would agree with what was said above. The wade IS NOT a wade. Just a small friendly piece of free advice. Buy the absolute best saddle you can afford. Not neccisarily the most expensive mind you.

A few years back I had a friend of mine shopping for a saddle. She found one of these saddles on ebay for right in the same price range. She also found a really nice rocking r saddle for 700 bucks. She asked my opinion and I told her the same thing. She opted to go with the cheap saddle. When she got it, it felt like riding a fence rail, and the tree was aluminum. It didn't fit the horse and after about 3 months it was literally falling apart. She ended up paying more in the long run than if she had just dumped a little more money up front.

There is your free advise and worth every cent you paid.
     
    04-08-2013, 03:13 PM
  #9
Showing
Unfortunately, any new western saddle that only cost a few hundred dollars are going to be crap. Generally speaking, pretty much any new saddle (with the exception of a very few smaller custom makers) that is less than $800-$1000 is going to be crap.

If $300 is your budget, like others have said, look for a used big name brand saddle...or keep saving your money and get a better quality new one in a few months.

For just a bit more, you can get a new custom from Corriente that is really good working quality. Mine cost less than $700 and I wouldn't trade it for anything.
     
    04-08-2013, 07:25 PM
  #10
Yearling
Yeah I was also thinking of getting a used one. I saw a used simco for $300 a little while ago but missed the auction because I didnt know what size it was. Strangely no one was bidding.... I;m still mad at myself for not taking the chance and bidding.
     

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