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post #1 of 9 Old 04-11-2010, 09:08 PM Thread Starter
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Advice on these saddles please!

I'm going to see these two saddles tomorrow. They are in my price range and since the people have an actual business, I can return it if it doesn't fit my mare.

So what do you think of them? I'm leaning towards the first one as I think it would look real good on my mare and I just really like the look of it. But the other saddle looks real nice too with the silver trims and tooling. It also comes with a bridle and breastcollar. So what is your advice? Can you tell which one might be the better buy?

Here they are!

Western saddle for sale - Edmonton Livestock For Sale - Kijiji Edmonton

Rocky Mountain Saddlery - Edmonton Pet Accessories - Kijiji Edmonton
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post #2 of 9 Old 04-12-2010, 01:17 AM Thread Starter
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Bump!

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post #3 of 9 Old 04-12-2010, 03:46 AM
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I like the all black one. The red seat puts me off the other one haha

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post #4 of 9 Old 04-18-2010, 06:23 PM
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they both look long. Didn't like the quality of black one at all. It was hard to tell on the red.
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post #5 of 9 Old 04-18-2010, 07:20 PM
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You don't necessarily buy a saddle depending on what looks good on your horse. You consider a saddle by what fits your mare and won't make her sore.
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post #6 of 9 Old 04-18-2010, 08:04 PM
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Get a saddle fitter out to tell you if the saddle will fit first. Trust me, it's worth it
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post #7 of 9 Old 04-19-2010, 11:19 AM
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I think I would prefer the first one.
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post #8 of 9 Old 04-20-2010, 02:04 PM
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I'm afraid that neither one is well made. I would continue looking.

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post #9 of 9 Old 04-20-2010, 10:52 PM
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hm, yeah, didnt like the black one...definitely dont think its worth 400 dollars..at least not down here in florida. could get something like that here for about 150....of the two i like the second one better. looked like better leather..older...better made but hard to tell. i hope your not buying these offline, but then again, you did say you going to look at them right? see if they will let you take one to try it first.
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