Manufacturer: Circle Y (View all products by Circle Y)
Model: Park and Trail (View all Park and Trail reviews)
Category: Trail Saddles
Purchase: I acquired this saddle in 1983. I bought it at a local tack shop used. I paid $500 for it.
Likes: I still have this saddle. I rode in it for 20 plus years. I love this saddle. It is very well made and will probably last a life time. The saddle puts me in a very correct position. I am not thrown back nor forward - very balanced.
Dislikes: Even after all of these years of owning this saddle and all the use I have put on it, I would have an ache in my left ankle after a long ride. The rest of me felt great. The gullet is not interchangeable, otherwise I would possibly be able to keep the saddle. It fits me, but it does not fit either of my horses. They are high-withered, and the gullet sits on their wither. A shame - it is hard to part with this saddle.
Quality: The construction and quality are top-notch. Nothing has come unstiched or undone and nothing has been replaced after 26 years and I bought the saddle used! There was a 10 year period where I rode in it at least 8 hours per week. I used it in the other years, but only on average of 8 hours a month, not week.
Summary: Very well-made saddle. If you are buying one of these vintage saddle you will making a very good purchase.
Usefulness Rating: 2.77778 out of 5.
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