Manufacturer: Ericksen (View all products by Ericksen Saddle)
Model: Hunting Saddle (View all Hunting Saddle reviews)
Category: Trail Saddles
Purchase: I had been saving to purchase an Ericksen saddle for about 4 years, when as a fluke, I found one for sale on Craigslist. The saddle had been purchased by an older gentleman that had a stroke, and could not ride anymore. I won't say what I paid, but it was a bargain!
Likes: I first rode an Erickson saddle back in 2000, when I was on a guided elk hunt in Ennis Montana. If you are considering booking with Cargill outfitters, or Iron Wheel outfitters, save your money and book with someone else. They give very poor service. Also, do not book with a guide by the name of "Goldie" out of Butte, MT...lousy lazy foulmouthed guide.... While the guide service was terrible, we still bagged our elk. Rick Ericksen was our packer and did a great job of getting our elk out of a very boggy hole. His saddles were very comfortable on the mules that we rode and I was impressed with the versatility of them. I have used my saddle for one elk hunt trip in Washington state. It fits my standardbred well. So well, my wife wants one now....
Dislikes: There is nothing that I do not like about this saddle.
Quality: These are equally well crafted saddles. All of the leather and rawhide is of superior quality.
Summary: IF you can afford to have Rick Make a saddle for you, go for it! You won't regret it one bit!
Author: R Randall
Usefulness Rating: 3 out of 5.
12 reader(s) voted.
Leon Liversage Trailrider Trailrider Haboob Trail Saddles
Dixieland Saddles Custom made Endurance saddle with horn Trail Saddles
Mr. Saddle TReeless - Giraffe pattern Trail Saddles
Liberty Bell Leather Dakota 75 series gaited saddle Trail Saddles
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