Horse Tack Review

Submit your reviews! We will be giving away a pair of the HandsOn Grooming Gloves for the best review posted from now until November 31st. Please read the November 1, 2016 newsletter for additional information on how to enter.

BT Crump
Dressage Saddle
Dressage Saddles

For Sale on eBay

For Sale on Amazon

Manufacturer: BT Crump (View all products by BT Crump)

Model: Dressage Saddle (View all Dressage Saddle reviews)

Category: Dressage Saddles

Purchase: I bought this saddle from a tack store close out for $495, although it retailed for $1000.

Likes: I love the way it is constructed and designed. This saddle has all the details that the more expensive brands have. My leg really hangs down at the perfect angle effortlessly. Also, it is very secure on the horse because of the panel design and v billets. I didn't have to strangle my horse with the girth and the saddle doesn't slide or rock. The leather on the seat and knee pads is very nice and soft. My saddle fitter said she was impressed with the tree and overall design. It has short tree points so it fits a wide range of horses.

Dislikes: The leather on the flaps is a bit stiff at first, but after a few months of riding(and effax products) it has soften considerably. However, the leather wears like iron. After 2 years, it still looks new! Also, the original flocking is terrible. I had my saddle's flocking completely redone and fitted to my horse(cost $200). So for $695 total, I have a completely custom saddle. My horse thinks I spent $3000 on his new saddle.

Quality: My saddle fitter asked me where I got this saddle, so she can recommend it to clients who don't want to spend several thousand on a new saddle. Spend less, have it reflocked and fitted, and presto, you have a custom saddle. Still looks new, billets aren't stretched, and barely any stirrup leather marks. Everything was very symmetric in construction, which is very important.

Summary: Would definitely buy again, and recommend to others. But be aware that you will probably have to reflock this saddle. Otherwise, super saddle, great features and balance.

Rating: 4

Author: Freddy

Date: 2007-07-21

Usefulness Rating: 3 out of 5.
1 reader(s) voted.

Please give us your opinion..

Click Here To Submit Your Own Review

Other Reviews You May Find Interesting

ExionPro Anti-Pressure Jumping Raised Comfort Padded Bridle Dressage Saddles
Schleese Infinity Infinity 2005 model Dressage Saddles
Hulsebos WB4 Dressage Saddles
Hulsebos WB4 Dressage Saddles
Thorowgood T8 High Wither Dressage Saddles
Prestige Venus K Dressage Saddles
Mac rider Olympic model Dressage Saddles
Moritz Dressage Saddle (not the Pas de Deux) Dressage Saddles
Courbette Cresta Dressage Saddles
Macrider Arlando Dressage Saddles
Sommer Spezial Dressage Saddles
hermes corlandus Dressage Saddles
Chunky Monkey Saddlery Dressage saddle/ cutomized Dressage Saddles
Collegiate Jessica Dressage Saddles
Tekna S-line Dressage saddle Dressage Saddles
MacRider Challenge Dressage Saddles
Custom Saddlery Steffen Peters Advantage Single Flap Dressage Saddles
double J Double J Pozzi Dressage Saddles
Freeform Treeless dressage Dressage Saddles
Thornhill Germania Klasse Saddle Dressage Saddles