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  1. Your own opinions on Horse Tack & Equipment
    Hi all, I am slowly making my way back into the horse world after taking a break for five years while I was in college. After having been gone for what feels like ages, I just feel like I have no idea where to even start. I am starting off riding one of my father's horses for now as I make my...
  2. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    I am looking for saddle recommendations. I take lessons mostly in Dressage but like to trail ride and pop over the occasional jump or log. I really would like an AP saddle despite all the ire directed at them. I like the Wintec Isabell but am considering a HDR Pro Senior Event Saddle, a Bates...
  3. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    I reentered horse world after a long hiatus this year, and got lease horse a new HDR pro bridle in the color oak bark. I want to keep that light reddish brown color for showing, but still break the leather in. I know neatsfoot oil is prone to darkening leather, so how can I do this? It's not...
  4. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    I am considering either of these saddles, linked below. This is an HDR Pro CC. It is in MUCH better condition than the Pessoa linked below, but I know the brand is notoriously not as good quality. Pelham Saddlery: HDR Pro A/O Used Close Contact Saddle 17"M This one is a used Pessoa A/O CC in...
  5. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    OK so im going to be turning eighteen in a week and my mom has promised to help me pay for a saddle for my hard to fit QH. The issue is i have no idea what brand to get...Id really love a leather saddle as i think they are stunning!! ive found a HDR Rivialla close contact used for $600 at a...
  6. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    Alright, I'm listing these items for sale, took some better pictures of my saddle. 17.5" HDR Pro Lexus Monoflap MW - This saddle features a deep seat, exposed thigh blocks, real grippy leather (nicer than the lower end HDR models). The tree width is marked a "Fit 4", it fits like a medium...
  7. Your own opinions on Horse Tack & Equipment
    I recently bought a dressage pad with gel that has "Henri De Rivel" written on the side of it. For the life of me, I cannot find that same pad anywhere? I am doubting now that it is a pad actually made my HDR, but am just casually curious if anyone else has heard of this pad before? It is black...
  8. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    I am looking into purchasing an HDR Luxembourg or an HDR Rivella Show jumping covered flap saddle. I rode in my friends HDR pro QH saddle and LOVED it but i want a full calfskin/covered saddle. Any reviews good or bad on them would be great :D Thanks
  9. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    I need a medium tree 17" (might could also do a 16.5") Luxembourg comfort Henri De Rivel jumping saddle. I am on a rather tight budget unfortunately. If anyone has one please contact me asap!
  10. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    I was wondering if it's possible to get a custom Henri De Rivel saddle? if HDR don't offer that, is there any other brands around the HDR price range that offer custom saddles?
  11. Your own opinions on Horse Tack & Equipment
    does anyone have any experience with these SEF panels? i see them marketed on a few of the different newer HDR saddle models but i can't seem to find any information on what specifically they are. what is the shape? what is the purpose? what is the flocking? etc. etc. helps?
  12. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    I put up my HDR CC saddle for sale in December after my future event horse passed away. I needed money to help with vet bills, and didn't think I would be getting another horse to use it on. Thanks to my parent's, I was able to purchase another horse that I'm hoping will be an eventer. And then...
  13. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    First of all... Hello! I'm new to this forum. Apparently I registered awhile ago, but didn't remember doing it. Anyways, I'm glad to be on. I'm looking for some input on a jumping saddle! I'm currently taking hunter/jumper lessons at a local farm. I've been riding/training/working with horses...
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