Collegiate Saddles? - The Horse Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 9 Old 04-10-2009, 11:18 AM Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 153
• Horses: 1
Collegiate Saddles?

I've been looking for a new saddle leisurely, and I like the look of these. They seem to be inexpensive. $599 on Dover, new! I've been looking on EBay, too.

What do you guys think of the all purpose english Collegiate saddles?
Sir Drake is offline  
post #2 of 9 Old 04-10-2009, 11:23 AM
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 41
• Horses: 3
I use several different collegiate eventing saddles (a 17", 17 1/2", and 18") and... I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THEM!!!!!

Allot of my friends have them, or the jumping ones, and everyone loves them.

They're comfy, keep you in the correct position, and they're really sturdy.

The ones I use are several years old I think, and they're in amazing condition. Everything about them is great. I like them as much as my instructor's stubben.

I was actually thinking of buying the collegiate dressage saddle. so I love them, hope it helps!
Liberty is offline  
post #3 of 9 Old 04-10-2009, 12:24 PM
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Central Pa
Posts: 639
• Horses: 2
Love them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
centrestableswendy is offline  
post #4 of 9 Old 04-10-2009, 12:45 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 153
• Horses: 1
Sounds good! Keep the feedback coming!
Sir Drake is offline  
post #5 of 9 Old 04-10-2009, 01:07 PM
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: MD
Posts: 23,909
• Horses: 2
I got Collegiate Diginary (spell? :) ) a/p last year after trying gazillion of english saddles in Dover. It's comfortable for my back, and deep so I feel safer in it. Fit my horse nice. The only problem I didn't use it that much (I use my western saddle most of the time), so didn't break in yet.

P.S. If you want I can borrow you so you can break it for me. Lol! Lol! Lol!

kitten_Val is offline  
post #6 of 9 Old 04-10-2009, 01:15 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 153
• Horses: 1
I'd love that! Haha
Sir Drake is offline  
post #7 of 9 Old 04-10-2009, 11:38 PM
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 119
• Horses: 0
I have a Collegiate Diploma Convertible. LOVE it. Its sooo comfy, the leathers nice and supple, and if it scratches, the scratch goes away with a little oil. Its a great saddle, I got mine for about $1,000. But even the cheaper ones from Collegiate are really nice. 3 years later and its still show quality. SOOO comfy too haha.
jumpwhat007 is offline  
post #8 of 9 Old 04-10-2009, 11:41 PM
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 119
• Horses: 0
Collegiate Senior Event 18.5" Med Tree - Saddles & Fittings > Used All Purpose Saddles

Thats a great one too if you want a deep seat. (Plus that ones already broken in) Haha. I actually saw that earlier today (thats my local tack shop), its a nice saddle.
jumpwhat007 is offline  
post #9 of 9 Old 04-11-2009, 09:43 PM
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 23,642
• Horses: 0
I LOVE my Collegiate Senior Event saddle. I've had it for 5 or so years or more now (I can't remember...) and it fits nearly everything I put it on, and it's stood up really really well.
JustDressageIt is offline  

Quick Reply

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:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
14.5 in collegiate saddle PoohLP Tack and Equipment Classifieds 2 02-17-2009 03:21 PM
Nice * Collegiate dressage saddle 17 in MW lindak Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 01-30-2009 02:38 PM
17.5 Stubben and Collegiate saddles for sale IrishRider Tack and Equipment Classifieds 4 01-07-2009 11:59 AM
Collegiate saddle kitten_Val Horse Tack and Equipment 7 10-08-2008 11:42 PM
Collegiate dressage saddle lindak Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 09-15-2008 11:58 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome