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  1. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I typically ride in a 15" or 15.5" western saddle with a swell fork. My wife has started riding and loves my Big Horn trail saddle, so...what momma wants, momma gets. I did a lot of trying out new saddles and wound up buying a Hud Roberts Wade Tree from PFI in Springfield. I really like it for...
  2. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Hello, Does anyone know of any brand of english saddles that uses wooden trees? I'm looking for really good quality, something that is going to last. Price isn't a big issue. I've already discovered County Saddles, which use a wooden tree, but I'm looking for other options as well. I can't...
  3. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I was wondering about where wintec gets their western saddle trees. They are a predominantly english company. I wouldn't think they would make their own trees. I know thats a crazy question haha. Also, since bates and wintec are the same company and a lot of bates saddles you can get in the...
  4. Horse Tack and Equipment
    has anyone had any experience with a polypropylene tree? What are the performance differences between that and a wood tree? Which one is better to get? I'm thinking of buying a saddle with a polypropylene tree but I don't know how well it will hold up.
  5. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I'm upgrading my western show saddle and I have no clue what brand to get. Right now I have a dark oil Circle Y, I hate it! I want a light oil, 15.5 to 16", full QH bars, and most importantly will last a long time! (10 years). I found 4 that I love, I have no clue what ones are better. Saddle...
  6. Horse Tack and Equipment
    i was thinking of buying an abetta western saddle for my mom, who is riding our Throughbred Mare. she has a narrow back and medium/high withers. I will have to find pictures of her back for some insight. im not sure what size to get, i found some with standard bars, QH, quarter, full QH...
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