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post #1 of 6 Old 03-24-2019, 08:56 PM Thread Starter
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Saddle advice for a novice buyer.

Hi, just wondering if this saddle looks right to y'all? Considering buying it as it's very cheap. Not needed for excessive riding, just for mucking around on a pony. It was suggested that it's be okay for lead line but not hard work. Opinions? Do I spent the $20 or pass?





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post #2 of 6 Old 03-24-2019, 09:20 PM
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Pass....please pass!!!!!!!


There is something wrong with it...
Look at your 2nd picture...at the stuffed panels....
3rd picture...where the rear crupper is is not aligned with the pommel...


The saddle is wracked, twisted, warped...
Please, please do not buy and ever put it on a horse or pony if you care at all for the animal.
If this has what I suspect...the damage inflicted could be major.


Best $20 would be to buy it and destroy it so never again could it threaten a animal with it being strapped on...
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post #3 of 6 Old 03-24-2019, 10:38 PM
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I'm not seeing any pictures. Looks like they didn't come through

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Thank you so much! Yeah, I thought the 2nd pic looked a bit odd which is why I decided to ask. I couldn't tell if it was because it was on a railing but not positioned well, but I'll definitely pass on it. Cheers!
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post #5 of 6 Old 03-25-2019, 03:17 PM
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I wonder if the tree is broken . . . can you handle it , try twisting it? not that I recommend buying it. just out of curiousity.
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post #6 of 6 Old 03-25-2019, 04:00 PM
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Glad you passed on it. It looks like a horse rolled on it or it had some other horrible mishap - yikes!
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