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farmersdaughter99 01-08-2013 12:31 AM

Is Corriente a good brand?
 
I have been looking for a saddle for about two months now and have found this Corriente on Craigslist 15" Corriente Roping Saddle. What do you think of it? I also wanted to know if they are a good quality brand, or if you would recommend any other brand. I don't have a ton of money and $800 would probably be all I could afford.

COWCHICK77 01-08-2013 12:39 AM

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That is about what that saddle goes for new and shipped to you. For the price they are good saddles but if you are not interested in a team roping saddle specifically look at their website and give them a call if you find something you like better. Also note that all of their saddles are on Full QH bars(if I remember right).

Horsecrazy4 01-08-2013 12:39 AM

I have a corriente roping saddle I love it. Bought it used also from a friend it is 10 yrs old trophy saddle.. Last yr bought my daughter a new barrel saddle from them n she loves it :) once we got it everyone was amazed with the quality for the price. Also a really good friend ropes n wife barrel races and both ride in high end saddles (billy cook Santa Fe) and said if they ever get a new saddle they would get a corriente. They are really good saddles and also made in US :)
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Wanstrom Horses 01-08-2013 12:41 AM

Corrientes are fine starter saddles. They are usually solid and built pretty well, they are a factory made saddle, so they may have minor flaws here and there but overall they are great for a starter saddle for everyday riding. Looks like its in good condition to me.

farmersdaughter99 01-08-2013 12:44 AM

I'm just going to mostly be trail riding, training, and working around the ranch in this saddle so I think it would work ,but if they sell at that price new maybe I'll give them call.

Horsecrazy4 01-08-2013 12:47 AM

When u call them u will talk to the people that make them and they r very nice.. And yes u can get a new one for that price or cheaper :) for my daughters it cost $550 shipped to my door and it came w a really cool hat lol that was to Indiana
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farmersdaughter99 01-08-2013 12:51 AM

Ok, thank you so much!!! What kind of saddle did you get for you daughter, horsecrazy4? A hat too is awesome!!

Poseidon 01-08-2013 12:51 AM

I have one that I love. Like mentioned, they are very nice quality for the price. The only downside has been mentioned: they only make 7" gullets, so if you don't have a wide horse, they probably won't be the company for you.

I have a barrel saddle that I use for trail riding and enjoy, so I can't speak for their ranch saddles. The user Smrobs uses one for ranch work and she is a big advocate for them.

Horsecrazy4 01-08-2013 12:57 AM

This is the barrel saddle I bought her :) ya my hubby is always saying he got the saddle free and paid for hat lol. http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/...pscf061dca.jpg. http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/...ps53a610d3.jpg
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farmersdaughter99 01-08-2013 01:00 AM

Cute!!! Thanks for the pics!!


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