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HorsesAreForever 05-19-2008 07:17 PM

NEW SADDLE!! Need opinions!
 
Well my moms getting me a new saddle! So I needed something under 300

so this is my choice right now tell me what you think.


http://www.equestriancollections.com...upcode=JP00087


If you could find me anything else under 300 please feel free to post a link :)

the seat should be about 16.5-17

kickshaw 05-19-2008 07:40 PM

wow... i didnt know HDR made a synthetic... I'd say go for it! :)

FGRanch 05-19-2008 07:58 PM

It looks like a nice saddle. But are you sure on the size? I'm not sure exactly how the sizing works for English saddles but in Western a 16 inch is a rather large seat (that's my size and lets just say I do not have a small butt..lol) In your vids are you the one lunging Chance? You seem pretty small for that seat size, english people please correct me if I'm wrong.

HorsesAreForever 05-19-2008 08:22 PM

well the seat goes from a 14-18

english and western seat sizes are completely diff.
i guess im suppose to be a 16.5

im just going to 17 just because im gonna grow

this is what i went by:
http://www.equestrian-tack.com/sasiri.html

PoptartShop 05-19-2008 08:41 PM

It looks pretty good. ;) I say get it!

HorsesAreForever 05-19-2008 08:57 PM

thanks :)

irisheyes12 05-20-2008 12:54 PM

Congrats, i'll always chose a synthetic over a leather!

HorsesAreForever 05-20-2008 01:02 PM

yay! i cant wait to order it! I just need to figure out chances bit size.

Abby 05-20-2008 05:23 PM

Figuring a bit size is easy, take a straw and put a black mark on one side, put it in her mouth like you would a bit, line the black mark up with her lip, and then put your fingers next to her lips on the other side and pull the straw out, mark where your fingers are then measure and add about a half inch, give or take,, so that way there about 1/4" clearance on both sides, if not a little less.

HorsesAreForever 05-20-2008 05:47 PM

okay cool!


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