Manufacturer: Martin Saddlery (View all products by Martin Saddlery)
Model: Clinton Anderson Downunder Western Saddle (View all Clinton Anderson Downunder Western Saddle reviews)
Category: Trail Saddles
Purchase: One of our guests in our horse business arrived with a Clinton Anderson Saddle. I rode in it for 4 full days. I absolutely LOVED it - down very steep hills, up big hills, doing all gaits - used it to train her horse and then rode my horse in it. Loved it so much that I bough one at the Equine Affaire and paid $1500 for it with the show special.
Likes: I love the quality - beautiful - and the preturned stirrups - how nice - the fit is incredible for my horses - we have 12 and I train horses - it also puts me in such a position that when a horse spooks and does the 5 foot sideways jump - my guy Dusty does this all the time - I never, ever, ever lose my balance - and I finally can jump with confidence in it - even though it is a western saddle and I am no jumper - I have become a jumping fool with the saddle - I cannot believe how balanced I am all the time in that saddle. It is used on Mustangs, Tenn. Walkers and Quarterhorses and the fit is just great. I have spent thousands and thousands of dollars thru the years to find a saddle that would fit both me and the horse. I have owned at least 20 saddles and always had to compromise. This one will be with me forever !
Dislikes: My only complaint - I am a very small person and the smallest one they make is equivalent to a 15inch western saddle - I could probably use a 14 inch - but, hey, regardless, I'll ride in that 15 inch forever.
Quality: The quality is beautiful, there is no breaking in period, the leather is soft and rich.
Summary: I am thrilled with the saddle - I just cannot get over the fact that I finally, finally, finally found one that works - that I am happy in and that my horses are happy in. Thank you Mr. Anderson and Martin Saddlery !!!
Author: Mary Dixon
Usefulness Rating: 3.07692 out of 5.
13 reader(s) voted.
Shenandoah Trail Saddles
Stonewall Saddle Company Stonewall classic 14 inch Trail Saddles
Fallis Balanced Ride Trail Saddles
Circle Y Trail Gator Endurance Trail Saddles
Simco "Deluxe" trail saddle 8695 Trail Saddles
Circle y Alabama trail gaitor Trail Saddles
Jason McKenzie 1 / Wade saddle Trail Saddles
Huber Training saddle Trail Saddles
Fabtron Easy Rider Trail Trail Saddles
CTK TASO 18 Trail Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles Gaited wide tree Trail Saddles
ABETTA TRINITY SERENITY SYNTHETIC ENDURANCE SADDLE Trail Saddles
Wyoming Saddlery 16" Draft Custom Trail Saddles
DIXIELAND GAITED SADDLE Butterfly Skirt Roughout Trail Saddles
J. Stead Saddles.com Rose Wade Trail Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles Butterfly Light Rider Trail Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles LIGHT RIDER BUTTERFLY EXTRA WIDE GAITED FIT Trail Saddles
Sycamore Creek Sadles TASO 16 Trail Saddles
Dixieland Saddles Round Skirt Western Trail Trail Saddles
Dixieland Custom Butterfly Western Trail Saddle Trail Saddles