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melinda27858 10-01-2008 10:43 PM

Tucker saddle opinions
I have been searching for a saddle to fit my wide shoulder appy gelding. I would like a trail saddle, possibly endurance style, with a cushy seat. I have looked through Tucker saddles brochure and really like the look, style, and "perceived" comfort of their endurance saddles. I want to hear the good, the bad, and the ugly about the way these saddles have fit your horses. My guy is going to be difficult to fit. I am considering trialing one after I hear your experiences good and bad.

melinda27858 10-03-2008 10:56 AM

Is nobody riding in them?

kitten_Val 10-03-2008 02:37 PM

Sonny from this forum got one recently and LOVES it (per her posts :) ). Search for older posts in this section.

melinda27858 10-03-2008 06:33 PM

Thanks for the redirection! I am going to go hijack her post!

SonnyWimps 10-03-2008 11:43 PM

just messaged you back, but I thought I'd say it on here also:
I love my Tucker saddle and it's worth every penny in my opinion. It's well made and extremely comfortable. The seat has gel pads in it making it something you can ride in all day. The seat is leather but it's a nice padded leather...not like some that you can get.

I definately recommend this saddle! I've used it for trails, pleasure riding, and one show.
It fit my hard to fit horse extremely well and I've had no issues with it what-so-ever

GallopingGrape 10-04-2008 04:42 PM

I have a 16" Tucker Equitation for sale.. Its been used for about a year.. and gorgeous.... Probably going to sell it for around $800.

PM me if you are interested.

Angilina 10-04-2008 04:51 PM

I rode in one when I bought my gelding, I couldn't convince his former owner to sell it to me. I tried my hardest, though! It was a Tucker plantation saddle, if memory serves. It fit a round bodied, witherless, wide as all get out gelding.

melinda27858 10-05-2008 02:47 PM

GG, do you find that the sizes run small for the horse?

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