All Purpose Saddle
All Purpose Saddles

For Sale on eBay

Manufacturer: Collegiate
Model: All Purpose Saddle
Category: All Purpose Saddles

Purchase: I bought this saddle from Dover 8 years ago. I cannot remember how much I paid for it because it was a christmas present and I was only in 5th grade.

Likes: I LOVED THIS SADDLE TO DEATH. I got this saddle in 5th grade and it was an awfully light color (i thought that was cool then). However after 8 years and thousands of hours in the saddle (rain or shine) it is a beautiful dark color. The leather on the seat takes oil well, although the flaps not as much. I used this saddle on every horse I rode- 13.1, 14.2, 15.1, 16 to 17.1! It fit all of them well enough. I showed Eventing, Jumpers, Equitation and Hunters in this saddle.

Dislikes: The leather of the billets seems to be a little lower quality and is harder to clean. However they have not broken or anything and are still even after 8 years of riding. Unfortunately the flap no longer hits my knee right. I am very petite still but it just did not put my leg in a good place any longer. The stirrup bar is not recessed- this makes the stirrups easy to get on (great for kids) but I prefer to have less bulk under my leg.

Quality: The construction and quality are both great, it held up to rigorous use. I wouldn't pay top dollar for it though, but it is a great saddle for this price range and would consider buying another one.

Summary: Perfect first saddle and would be a great saddle at any time. They have probably changed the saddle up a lot since I bought this one but this saddle served me well in many disciplines. I have just bought another saddle but I believe I will still be able to sell this one used for a fair price

Rating: 4

Author: warmbloodsarethebest

Date: 0000-00-00

Usefulness Rating: 2.85714 out of 5.
7 reader(s) voted.

Please give us your opinion..

Other Reviews You May Find Interesting 

Thorowgood All Purpose Like the T4 model All Purpose Saddles
Sensation Saddle Hybrid All Purpose Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles Dixieland Gaited Saddle All Purpose Saddles
thornhill jeorge canaves all purpose All Purpose Saddles
Jeff Smith working cow/ ranch saddle All Purpose Saddles
Wintec / Bates 2000 All Purpose (Original Monoflap) All Purpose Saddles
Wintec 500 AP All Purpose Saddles
Barnsby Omega All Purpose Saddles
Wintec 2000 AP with CAIR and Easy Change Gullet All Purpose Saddles
Ovation Ovation Ruiz Diaz All Purpose All Purpose Saddles
Kreiger (Made by Chevalier) GP (with interchangeable gullet) Newer model All Purpose Saddles
Guffey Western saddle with Wade Style Tree All Purpose Saddles
Thorowgood T4 High Wither All Purpose All Purpose Saddles
Wintec 2000 (older model monoflap) All Purpose Saddles
Tad Coffin A5G All Purpose Saddles
J C Martin Saddle 16" A fork Wade All Purpose Saddles
Henri De Rivel (HDR) Pro Buffalo Event Saddle All Purpose Saddles
Collegiate Dignitary All Purpose Saddles
Thornhill Berlin All Purpose Saddles
Barefoot Stella Drytex size 2 All Purpose Saddles

2004-2012 Horse Tack Review

 Horse Tack Reviews
 Submit Your Own Review!
 Search Review Database
 All Reader Reviews
 Staff Reviews
 Submit a Product for Review

 English Tack Reviews
 Dressage Saddles
 Jumping Saddles
 Close Contact Saddles
 All Purpose Saddles
 English Saddle Fittings/Pads
 English Bridles
 English Bridle Accessories
 English Show Apparel
 English Casual Apparel
 English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
 English Miscellaneous

 Western Tack Reviews
 Barrel Saddles
 Reining Saddles
 Roping Saddles
 Show Saddles
 Trail Saddles
 Western Saddle Fittings/Pads
 Western Bridles
 Western Bridle Accessories
 Western Show Apparel
 Western Casual Apparel
 Western Chaps/Boots/Hats
 Western Miscellaneous

 Horse Gear Reviews
 Horse Boots and Wraps
 Horse Health and Well Being
 Horse Apparel
 Horse Treats
 Horse Miscellaneous

 Barn & Stable Reviews
 Fly Control
 Grooming Equipment
 Stable Accessories
 Tack Room
 Training Equipment
 Barn and Stable Misc

 Barn and Stable Articles
 English Articles
 Feature and Misc Articles
 Grooming Articles
 Horse Care & Health Articles
 Horse Related Gift Articles
 News and Events
 Training Articles
 Western Articles

 Other Features
 About Us / Contact Information
 Articles & Subjects By Date
 Article Archives
 Join Our Mailing List
 Privacy Policy