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    06-10-2012, 04:23 AM
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Foal
what do you think of this saddle?

I want a saddle like this I think it would look great on my pally mare!
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    06-10-2012, 02:12 PM
  #2
Showing
It looks cute. I wonder how expensive it is (because if it's cheap I suspect it's a low quality one).
     
    06-10-2012, 02:45 PM
  #3
Started
Those are all over the Internet, there are US made ones by riders choice on eBay.
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    06-10-2012, 03:45 PM
  #4
Showing
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That Saddle is a Double T

Zebra Print Barrel Saddle - Barrel Racing Saddle - Pleasure Saddle


Save your money for a Quality Saddle


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    06-11-2012, 08:22 AM
  #5
Showing
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Originally Posted by SouthernTrailsGA    
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That Saddle is a Double T

Zebra Print Barrel Saddle - Barrel Racing Saddle - Pleasure Saddle


Save your money for a Quality Saddle


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Yeah, I agree here. Or look into the used one but a good brand.
     
    06-11-2012, 10:27 AM
  #6
Showing
While pretty, the construction is going to be crap at that price. Save a little more and spend it on a quality used saddle. Your horse will be much happer and it will hold up much longer.
     
    06-11-2012, 10:34 AM
  #7
Showing
I went to a tack auction awhile back and they had racks & racks of double T saddles, the quality was atrocious. The leather quality was akin to cardboard. Most of them went for less than a hundred bucks new, they couldn't have paid me to take one home. I think companies like them target new owners or those on a budget and don't care in the least about making a quality product.

As others have said, look for a quality used saddle. That saddle is listed at $400 new, there are good used ones to be had for that. I picked up a vintage Billy Cook for a student several months ago for less and it's a darn nice saddle.
     
    06-11-2012, 02:23 PM
  #8
Showing
The Double T's, despite the claims of being US made, are NOT, It's just their line of BS.
     
    06-12-2012, 12:22 AM
  #9
Foal
As others have said they are very poor quality saddles. For that price you can get a name brand, well made, used saddle that will last you for years.
     
    06-12-2012, 08:38 PM
  #10
Started
Your horse wont think it "looks" nice on him lol. I would pass on that saddle, looks are about all you willl get from it. Its made very poor, I havent figured out yet why they are allowed to sell cheap saddles :/
     

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