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gablehaus 08-20-2012 10:59 PM

Western Show Saddle
I was wondering who makes a good western show saddle, quality is a must! But it is also going to be my first nice show saddle, hoping to stay tan in color. I want to keep it under $2000 for sure.
Does anyone know of a good place to even order saddles? or just reviews on who makes a good saddle and which ones to stay away from.
Thanks :)

PS price would have to include shipping it to Canada.

Mochachino 08-20-2012 11:05 PM

I like Crates. I have an older crates show saddle that is in excellent condition and good quality. It is so comfortable I even trail and road ride in it. Fits my horse like butter.

gablehaus 08-20-2012 11:38 PM

Thanks for the quick response I'll check them out!

waresbear 08-20-2012 11:40 PM

Showman is another good saddle reasonably priced

gablehaus 08-20-2012 11:46 PM

How much do they run usually?

paintedpastures 08-21-2012 01:07 AM

If you want a "quality" show saddle not going to find much new at that price:-(. I would check out some used ones. Usually show saddles are in good shape as they have been kept in saddle cover & mostly just used when showing.

They always have a few on here:D Tack for Sale, Canada, USA.

gablehaus 08-21-2012 02:10 AM

Ok thanks and ya I know but I cant see myself spending almost as much as my horse on a saddle lol

gablehaus 08-21-2012 02:19 AM

It seems like Showman have decent saddles in my price range... has anyone heard good or bad things about them?

Coffeejunkie 08-21-2012 12:34 PM

If you can find an older blue ribbon/Harris they outlive themselves and hold their value extremely well. My blue ribbon is from 1994. other than knowing the variances in styles, you'd never know.

TackJack 08-21-2012 05:09 PM

Billy Cook and TexTan have one or two that might be under $2000 and they're not too bad.

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