Saddle Help
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Western Riding > Reining

Saddle Help

This is a discussion on Saddle Help within the Reining forums, part of the Western Riding category
  • Does a reining saddle feel secure
  • How is a cutting saddle different from a reining

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    06-22-2011, 06:41 PM
  #1
Foal
Saddle Help

I have read that on the west coast or near that area people have been doing some reining in a cutting saddles. Now needing to buy a saddle I find they tend to be cheaper. I know reining saddles are designed for reining and I am looking for one but would a cutting saddle or another type of saddle work?
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    06-22-2011, 09:38 PM
  #2
Weanling
Can you find any nice used reining saddles in your area? That is what I would do since you can often find a nice used one for 1/2 the price.
     
    06-23-2011, 07:52 AM
  #3
Trained
It depends on what you are going to do. I would suggest you go to a site that sells lots of different styles of saddles and look at the profiles. That is how I learned some about the differences in the western saddles. It seemed to me that a cutting saddle has a higher horn and that would not work well for some things, but might if you are going to need it. Reining has a deeper seat, shorter horn. That is what I have and love it, but then, I do some reining. I do feel secure in it on the trails, as well tho.
     
    06-24-2011, 08:56 PM
  #4
Trained
I started out reining in my rope saddle. It was what I had at the time and did not want to just go out and buy a saddle until I knew what it was I wanted as there are different styles of reining saddle.

If you are looking for a western saddle to just ride western then yet a cutting saddle or a rope saddle or barrel saddle will work. If you have a western saddle you can use it. However if you are looking at doing reining then get a reining saddle. There is a reason reining saddle are the way they are and if that is what you want to do and you have to buy one anyway pay the money and get a good reining saddle. There are a lot of nice used ones out there. Most trainers will replace their saddle every year or 2. They have a lot of life left in them and usually will sell for a good price.
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pessoa,Paddock boots,breaking saddle,endurance saddle etc for sale/trade!! ImLonelyInCrowds Tack and Equipment Classifieds 6 01-25-2011 07:55 PM
would it be a good idea?..saddle size and abetta saddle review Gidget Horse Tack and Equipment 13 06-22-2010 05:02 PM
Rocking R Cutting Saddle + Close Contact English Saddle FS rileynbob Tack and Equipment Classifieds 1 02-01-2010 04:05 PM
Cliff Barnsby Saddle Luxus Saddle for sale 18" tjsermo Dressage 1 01-11-2010 05:44 PM
FOR SALE: NWT Circle Y western saddle, 18" - this saddle will last you forever. Seattle Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 11-16-2009 02:12 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:18 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0