Thorowgood
T6
Dressage Saddles



Manufacturer: Thorowgood
Model: T6
Category: Dressage Saddles

Purchase: I bought this saddle as a closeout from a Dover store for $378 in Jan '09. It felt a lot better than the Wintec dressage with a similar price tag. I really wanted a changeable gullet since I have an Arab and a TB.

Likes: The twist is very narrow. The synthetic material doesn't feel as stiff and cheap as others. The billet straps are nylon and can be moved. This came in very handy with my mare who has a tight spot behind her wither. I moved the billet strap back and was able to relieve the pressure. The XW gullet bar fits Arabs quite nicely. I've been riding a friend's Arab in it and she seems to like it a lot better than the Wintec XW.

Dislikes: While it fits my Arab well, it doesn't do so for my TB. He's not as narrow as a lot of TBs, so the narrow gullet didn't work out. I suspect the medium may fit him better. The narrow gullet is VERY narrow. This is not a comfy saddle. The seat is quite hard and it doesn't break in quickly. I wouldn't recommend it for long days of riding. The really disappointing factor for me is the quality of craftsmanship. The pommel is actually held together with tiny staples! Changing the gullet is very hard on both the human and the saddle. Because of all the pulling and stretching that has to be done, some of those staples are starting to come loose. It isn't the all-in-one saddle I was looking for and I've given up changing the gullet between horses. I just add a lot of pads for my TB.

Quality: STAPLES! You just can't hold a saddle together with staples.

Summary: I wouldn't buy one of these again, but I'm not devastated that I did. It does what it's meant to do, just not with finesse. Had I paid full price for it, I'd be angry.

Rating: 2

Author: Kinnip

Date: 0000-00-00

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