Horse Tack Review


Beval
Butet
Jumping Saddles

For Sale on eBay


Manufacturer: Beval
Model: Butet
Category: Jumping Saddles

Purchase: I was looking for a new saddle at a horse show to replace my old one which I had outgrown. Beval had a booth set up, so I went to get a fitting, which was necessary for my really long legs. I ended up picking a 6-year-old used 16.5" with a long/forward flap and paid $2200.

Likes: Butet is definitely a top brand, the Cadillac of saddles. The leather is awesome, the fit for horse and rider is unbeatable, and the ride is comfortable. The rep's are knowledgeable and can help you pick the customization that fits you best. This saddle can last you for years and years and hold up beautifully, and the even though it's pricey (upwards of $4300, new), it still gets a nice resale value! In fact, I'm selling this saddle again, right now, for $900, and it's 16 years old, now.

Dislikes: It gives you a feeling of water-skiing because the flap juts your leg out a bit too much. Mine and other older models I have seen can get rips in the seam of the flap or panels, but those are easily fixed. Another minor problem is the saddle is a bit heavy. The saddles are also a bit hard to find, used, because they last so long that people will hold onto them for years.

Quality: Top notch, it doesn't get much better. You get what you pay for, clearly.

Summary: I'd recommend this saddle, for sure, especially if your horse has a narrow barrel which might cause your leg to creep back. With all the customization options, you really can't go wrong.

Rating: 4

Author: Meg

Date: 0000-00-00

Usefulness Rating: 0 out of 5.
1 reader(s) voted.

Please give us your opinion..





Other Reviews You May Find Interesting 


County Innovation Jumping Saddles
L'Apogee LXI Jumping Saddles
M. Toulouse Marielle Monoflap Jump Saddle Jumping Saddles
Devoucoux Socoa / calfskin Jumping Saddles
Antares Medium deep seat full calfskin Jumping Saddles
Tekna S line jumping saddle Jumping Saddles
Hastilow Hunter/Jumper Pony Saddle Jumping Saddles
Prestige Meridith Jumping Saddles
Heritage Bespoke Saddlery Kontact Monolite Jump/Event Saddle Jumping Saddles
Ideal Impala Monoflap Jumping Saddles
Devoucoux Chiberta monoflap Jumping Saddles
Devoucoux Ioldy Jumping Saddles
Bates Next Generation Elevation DS Plus CAIR Jumping Saddles
Ideal Impala 1450 Jumping Saddles
Ansur Konklusion Jumping Saddles
Kentaur Naxos Jumping Saddles
Amerigo Vega, Showjumping Jumping Saddles
Black Country Wexford Jumping Saddles
Southern Stars Saddlery Monoflap Jumping Saddle Jumping Saddles
Philippe Fontaine Danielle Jumping Saddles

2004-2012 Horse Tack Review



 About Us •  Join Our Mailing List •  Privacy Policy