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  1. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I am looking for a 16.5" cc/jump saddle. I have one but it does not fit the horse and I need to upgrade the size. It s a courbette cc 16" that I am selling for $350 on a few facebook pages and fb marketplace, but no one has contacted me about it. Is that too much for the type of saddle I am...
  2. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Let me start by saying I've made up my mind on a HDR saddle. I am looking for a jumping saddle for a thoroughbred. HDR has so many options for jumping saddles I was wondering which is best for show jumping. If you need more info just ask. All comments are appreciated and will be taken into...
  3. English Riding
    About three weeks ago I bought my first horse, a 2011 BLM Mustang mare. She is my pride and joy. :gallop: Sadly when I bought her they told me she was broke under saddle, that was not totally true. She was drugged throughout the demo ride and now has to go to the trainer for a month to...
  4. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I'm going to be buying a new used english saddle before summer and have been keeping an eye on ebay. I see plenty of crosby and collegiate saddle without the knee pads or knee blocks...they're also cheaper. Are they cheaper for good reason? I've always had a saddle with both so was curious...
  5. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I showed english in 4-H growing up with a cheap basic starter kit. I've only shown in western disciplines with aqha and other circuits and am thinking of branching out into the english side this summer as well. What are some common good quality (moderately priced) english saddles for flat...
  6. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Ok all, I need some help. I've noticed some cracking on the seat of my jumping saddle. I got this saddle secondhand and have taken care of it as far as cleaning and oiling, and I don't really use it often because it doesn't fit my leg greatly and because I don't jump unless I have someone...
  7. Saddle Fitting Issues
    My horse has been quite grumpy when I have been saddling him up and when I have been riding.I think this is due to ill saddle fitting. I am wondering if somebody could tell me how to measure for an English saddle of course any other suggestions on why he might be cranky would be highly...
  8. Horse Tack Reviews
    So i recently bought a Regency close contact/ hunter jumper saddle. It's ok leather but i think i over paid. It was used but showed little signs. This is my first english saddle so we didn't know much. Details: 17.5 no knee rolls/flaps few nicks light color, havanna tanish So does anyone own one...
  9. Horse Tack and Equipment
    So ive got a thorowgood synthetic english saddle, i got brand new and bought like around 2 years ago. with the suede on the seat, you can see where my butt impression is :P like its not one big spot its, 2 spots for my butt cheeks :P any chance anyone knows how to like idk 'refluff' the suede so...
  10. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    Stubben Roxanne 17 inch Medium Tree Saddle | eBay I am selling my Stubben Roxanne VSS, it is all purpose with a jumping tendency. Sells for about $2200 new. It is in great condition, has a few small scuff marks on the cantle and if it isn't cleaned every couple rides it shows minor stirrup...
  11. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    Hey I decided to switch from western to english and I am looking for something like a wintec all purpose, if any of you guys are selling a 17" english saddle let me know ^__^
  12. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    I am selling my english tack because my horse is retired and it doesn't look like I'm going to be riding for a while, let alone owning a riding horse. So I want to sell my tack. I would like to sell everything together, here is what it includes : Collegiate Finalist: Close Contact 17.5 Seat...
  13. Horse Tack and Equipment
    So i am looking to buy a wintec english saddle. i was wondering if the size of the channel is the same in both the regular and wide versions. everything i read has only talked about the gullet but i can change that. if anyone knows or has the measurements of their own wintec that would be great...
  14. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    Im selling my english saddle because it no longer fits my horse. she put on some much needed weight:lol:. i have the saddle on craigslist at these two links Asheville - english saddle black synthetic thorowgood charlotte - English saddle black synthetic thorowgood i really wish that i did not...
  15. Horse Tack and Equipment
    So im looking at saddles and i found this one for a good price. The thing is im having a hard time telling one saddle from the other so i was wondering if you all can tell me what kind it is. That would be great ! and many thanks ! :)
  16. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Hi, all! I'm brand new to this forum (1st post) and brand new to riding (1 month in). This is such a great place to learn! I'm looking to buy a close contact saddle because the saddle that came with the horse I'm renting is too small. I'd also like to take advantage of Smartpak's saddle...
  17. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Ok I've had this saddle for a year or so now and love it. But since my mare has lost some weight recently (we're working on getting her back to her previous weight, but it's tough to do in the winter!), I wanted to re-evaluate to make sure it's not creating any pressure points right now. I...
  18. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I have an english saddle that I bought used. No brand name, but fits my 14hh pony according to this how-to: http://www.doversaddlery.com/images/art/Equine%20Library%2033%20Saddle%20Fitting.pdf but he doesn't have prominent withers so the saddle tends to slip up if I'm not careful. Would we...
  19. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I don't know if this is the right forum to use or not, so please don't yell at me, I just joined. I am not looking to buy or sell, just to find out what my tack would be worth if I did decide to sell. I have a brand new handmade all purpose english saddle. Real leather, black, good padding, not...
  20. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I will soon be on the prowl for a new English saddle, and I want to buy one of really nice quality. I currently have a Wembley flex all purpose saddle, but I am wanting to get further into jumping and I want a close contact/jumper saddle. So, I guess I am just asking for your input! I know...
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