Lookie! I got a new saddle!
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Talk

Lookie! I got a new saddle!

This is a discussion on Lookie! I got a new saddle! within the Horse Talk forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        03-21-2009, 07:48 PM
      #1
    Foal
    Lookie! I got a new saddle!

    So, the S.O. And I went to a local area 4-H tack sale today, 'just to look around'.


    Ha! Yeah, I started seeing dressage saddles. Everywhere. One was $3100! Others were cheapies that were in the $200 range and lower. Some with twisted trees, some that were REALLY beat up.

    I found one I wanted, for $200, and it was straight, with a little cosmetic damage. The seat was VERY deep though. This saddle oozed quality, and I could only guess it to be a Stubben, or Passier... It had no brand on it. You could tell it wasn't chincy.

    I kept returning to it, yet, couldn't bring myself to talk the dealer down.

    The last booth we entered had a Wintec. The BO where I keep my mare has a Wintec that I love to use. It has the ultra sued flaps and seat, and I love it because it helps keep me stable. (old back injury, and no pun intended.)

    So, the price on this one was $125. We got them to take $100. Great deal, and if it didn't fit Ojibwa, I could always sell it on Craigslist.


    Mine.


    So, now I have my very first dressage saddle. I have an all purpose, but its more for jumping and such.

    We just got back from the barn, and the saddle fit both of us perfectly! She even rounded up, carried herself, and was a great girl even though its been since October since she has been under saddle.


    I'm so happy!


    BTW, this is a HORRIBLE picture of me!
    Attached Images
    File Type: jpg IMG00124-1.jpg (84.6 KB, 52 views)
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        03-21-2009, 07:58 PM
      #2
    Green Broke
    Congrats on your "new" saddle! I have a wintec AP and love it as does my mare. Don't you LOVE deals!

    BTW, you look great in the picture, love that smile!
         
        03-21-2009, 08:01 PM
      #3
    Foal
    Thank you! Garsh...



    Yeah, my mare for some reason, doesn't like dressage saddles, so I am just going to make riding in it fun and relaxing for her. This one fit her very nicely, I could tell with how she relaxed and rounded up...

    Did I mention, I'm excited?
         
        03-21-2009, 09:13 PM
      #4
    Showing
    Lucky you, congrats! It looks nice!!!
         
        03-22-2009, 12:22 PM
      #5
    Foal
    Thank you!




    Stoopid rain.



    We don't have an indoor where she is at... *sigh*
         
        03-22-2009, 05:19 PM
      #6
    Trained
    Congrats! I wish I had a new saddle!! :(
         
        03-22-2009, 08:42 PM
      #7
    Started
    Yay!! Congrats! New saddles are always a blast. It's really pretty.
         

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Saddle for sale! And wanted saddle! chelssss(: Tack and Equipment Classifieds 10 11-08-2009 03:25 PM
    western saddle hunting...opinions on this saddle SonnyWimps Horse Tack and Equipment 14 06-15-2008 05:49 PM
    theraputic saddle pad? Also saddle fit pictures SonnyWimps Horse Tack and Equipment 5 05-01-2008 05:00 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:49 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0