Manufacturer: Duett (View all products by Duett Saddlery)
Model: Fidelio (View all Fidelio Dressage Saddle reviews)
Category: Dressage Saddles
Purchase: I got the saddle new, through a reputable saddle fitter. I think paid about $1200.
Likes: Very comfy to sit in (never a sore back for the rider, even after long trail rides), and the leather feels like velvet. I love the wide gullet, which definitely gives the spine plenty of clearance.
Dislikes: Well, despite going through a saddle fitter, this saddle is way too wide for my horse. Also, for some reason I cannot for the life of me keep my leg back in it -- but that's probably just me.
Quality: I think the construction and quality are very good.
Summary: Really read between the lines when they say this saddle is for wide or flat-backed. This saddle is really best for drafts and halflinger types -- it's way too much saddle for an Arab, I think, even though Arabs can have round bodies and flat backs. The saddle looks disproportionately large on a fine- or medium-boned horse. Also, the panels are shaped for a wide flat back, so if your horse has a dippy back or curvy withers, this is not the saddle for your horse.
Usefulness Rating: 3.07692 out of 5.
13 reader(s) voted.
Supra Synthetic Dressage Saddle Dressage Saddles
Henri De Rivel Pro Buffalo Dressage Saddles
Zaldi Sanjorge Dressage Saddles
Amerigo Alto Pinerolo Dressage Saddles
Avalon D Dressage Saddles
Thorowgood T4 High Wither Dressage Saddle Dressage Saddles
Ghost Roma Dressage Saddles
Klimke Miller Dressage Saddles
Devoucoux Milady Dressage Saddles
Bond Street Pegasus Dressage Saddles
Cynron Pegasus Dressage Dressage Saddles
Hermes Corlandus Dressage Saddles
Rembrandt Integra - Non Adjustable Dressage Saddles
Prestige Venus K Dressage Saddles
Albion Revelation #87532 Dressage Saddles
Schleese Wave Dressage Saddles
County Saddlery County Perfection Dressage Saddles
Equipe Platinum Bocelli Dressage Saddles
Custom Saddlery Icon Flight Dressage Saddles
Collegiate 6521 / Monarch Dressage Saddles