Saddles!
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > English Riding > Hunters and Hunter Seat Equitation

Saddles!

This is a discussion on Saddles! within the Hunters and Hunter Seat Equitation forums, part of the English Riding category
  • Hunt seat equitation saddle
  • Best brand for hunt seat equitation saddles

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    08-17-2012, 03:10 AM
  #1
Foal
Saddles!

I don't how many of your out there show arabs...but I'm thinking of getting into showing arabs, in hunter pleasure. So I need a saddle that will look good for the show ring, but also allow me to practice dressage at home (not like high levels, or anything) and maybe pop over a few tiny fences. So I'm thinking a vsd saddle. The only vsd I know of is the stubben, but those are out of my budget. Plus I prefer something with interchangeable gullets, but it's not absolutely necessary. Any suggestions?
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    08-18-2012, 01:19 PM
  #2
Foal
I also show Arabs hunter pleasure (in addition to a variety of other divisions)! I have a Wintec 500 all purpose but Wintec does have a VSD. Most, if not all, Wintecs have interchangeable gullets. Wintecs look very nice in the show ring, not to mention are much easier to clean and care for.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    08-19-2012, 08:22 PM
  #3
Foal
Yes yes, I'm quite familiar with the wintecs, I didn't know you could use them to show in. They sure are comfy :)
     
    08-19-2012, 11:29 PM
  #4
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by RhinestoneCowgirl03    
Yes yes, I'm quite familiar with the wintecs, I didn't know you could use them to show in. They sure are comfy :)
You certainly can show in them, nearly everyone at my barn shows in a Wintec saddle. They're great, most comfortable saddle I've ever ridden in :)
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    08-20-2012, 12:34 PM
  #5
Foal
Hm, I'll certainly keep that in mind. I like the price and they certainly are comfortable! I sat in quite a few and rode for a year or so in a wintec pro dressage. People tell me they are terrible dressage saddles, but it was so nice it makes me sad!
     
    08-20-2012, 12:47 PM
  #6
Foal
An incredible saddle that is overlooked here in the US but very highly regarded in Europe... check out the Jeffries Falconhawk. I have a Med/wide that fits my friend's Arabs well. It's a VSD design (very slightly dressage) and can be used for jumping as well. They are made in England on a Walsall tree. They have knee and calf blocks.

You can find them used occasionally or the Cheshire Horse carries them. They are affordable and you really get your money's worth.
     
    08-23-2012, 11:37 PM
  #7
Foal
You know, that name sounds really familiar. I'll go take a gander.
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What are Rocking R saddles and Dakota saddles? Simply Hot N Rockin Reining 9 08-27-2014 02:20 AM
Voltair Saddles | Saddles for Short English Eventers/Field Hunters CJ82Sky Horse Tack Reviews 2 06-07-2012 12:25 PM
Aussie Saddles vs. Western Saddles? SunnyK01 Horse Tack and Equipment 27 04-08-2012 09:36 AM
Question :) Gaited horse saddles and non gaited horse saddles. Travellersmom88 Horse Riding Critique 6 07-25-2011 12:40 AM
Saddles and Saddles and Saddles 888vegas888 Tack and Equipment Classifieds 13 07-07-2011 07:19 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:26 AM.


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