Manufacturer: Stubben (View all products by Stubben)
Model: Gaited Pleasure Saddle (View all Gaited Pleasure Saddle reviews)
Category: Trail Saddles
Purchase: I just became a new horse owner, again, after 24 years last fall. I bought a Tennessee Walking Horse. At first, I bought a Wintec 500 AP, and this was too much of a forward seated saddle for a gaited horse, so I researched and invested in a Stubben Gaited Pleasure Saddle. I bought the Stubben Gaited Saddle on line from a dealer in Minnesota. Paid $1,695.
Likes: Stubben saddles are well known for their high quality, their craftsmanship, and their durability. I really like this saddle because it fits both my horse and me perfectly. It is made specifically for the gaited horse, so it places the rider in a balanced position right from the start! I feel secure and relaxed when I ride in the ring and on trails. I know, with proper care and use, I will have this saddle for years to come.
Dislikes: I was a little dumb-founded by the billet system at first. The saddle has really long dressage-like billets...but, you cut them off at the middle of them with a box cutter and just use the top holes when girthing. A long girth works better with this saddle.
Quality: A lot of attention was paid to details on this make of saddle. It is constructed of sturdy yet soft and forgiving leather.
Summary: I would recommend this saddle to the gaited horse owner. It really puts the rider where she should be. It is worth the price if the rider will keep the saddle for years and years.
Usefulness Rating: 3.2 out of 5.
5 reader(s) voted.
J Stead Saddle trail saddle Trail Saddles
Specialized saddles Trail Lite Trail Saddles
J Stead Lady Wade Trail Saddles
Nash Cherokee Cordura Trail Saddles
Crestridge Saddlery Crusade Elite Trail Saddles
Pam's Place Tack Genado Gaited Trail Saddles
Circle y Alpine Trail Saddles
JC Martin Saddles Trail saddle Trail Saddles
Steele Saddle Mountaineer saddle Trail Saddles
TN Saddlery Sharptail Gaited Wsetern Saddle Trail Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles Western Trail saddle, gaited tree Trail Saddles
Steve Edwards The Cowboy Trail Saddles
Dixieland Saddle Co. Tree style D +3/4 butterfly skirt light rider Trail Saddles
Bob Marshall Endurance Treeless Trail Saddles
Crestridge Wade Extra Wide Trail Saddles
Kimberley Kimberley Outback Australian Saddle Trail Saddles
Black Forest Saddles Rosewood treeless Trail Saddles
Crates #238-4 Trail Trail Saddles
Meleta Brown Freedom Saddle by Crates Crates Trail Meleta Brown Trail Saddles
Circle Y Kentucky Trail Gaiter Trail Saddles