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Hoofprints in the Sand 06-19-2010 10:20 AM

Looking for a good dressage saddle... that won't get too far over the $1,000 price range. Any suggestions? :)
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Hoofprints in the Sand 06-19-2010 10:20 AM

oh looking for leather by the way not synthetic.
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StormyBlues 06-19-2010 10:26 AM

Well, I was GOING to say the Wintec ones, but aperently not. They are really nice though, my whole team went to novice with them! And Sandie seems like she would be the same size and shape as Blue and the dressage saddle fit's Blue pretty well.

It's going to be really hard to find a good saddle that isn't over 1000. I'd say see if you can get the saddle fitter out, and then look on ebay for a used saddle.

Hoofprints in the Sand 06-19-2010 09:03 PM

I do have a Wintec dressage right now ;)

kitten_Val 06-19-2010 09:56 PM

I think Stubben dressage saddles are very nice. I tied and it was comfortable to ride even though I'm not big fan of dressage saddles. However they are over $1000 new, BUT you can always consider used. :wink:

ThatNinjaHorse 06-20-2010 01:38 AM

Bates are the same company as Wintec, make alot of the same saddles etc, just in leather. Not sure how much they are these days though..

StormyBlues 06-20-2010 10:01 AM

^Up here a bates is in the $2000 range

Hoofprints in the Sand 06-20-2010 10:42 AM

yeah those are nice but expensive!
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Strange 06-20-2010 10:48 AM

I've got a Zaldi that I bought from a friend pretty much new, as she'd only used it twice. I absolutely love it, as does my horse.

Edit: Not really sure what they generally cost new, though. I only paid $600 for mine.

StormyBlues 06-22-2010 10:30 AM

HITS, do you have any tack shops around that you try saddles in?

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