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Billy Royal
Western Show saddle (dark oil)
Show Saddles

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Manufacturer: Billy Royal (View all products by Billy Royal)

Model: Western Show saddle (dark oil) (View all Western Show saddle (dark oil) reviews)

Category: Show Saddles

Purchase: In 1983 I received a Billy Royal show saddle for Christmas. I currently still have the same saddle and am very pleased that my daughter acquired my passion for horses and is using my "old" saddle almost every day! Considering the age of the saddle, it still looks beautiful, and you can tell that the quality of this saddle that it surpasses many of the "newer" saddles used by people at the barn where we keep our saddle. I consider Billy Royal to be the "Cadillac" of saddles. Unfortunately, I could not afford to purchase a new Billy Royal show saddle for my daughter, and I now realize the sacrifices my parents must have made to purchase such a nice saddle for me when I was a child (as I know we really didn't have a lot when I was growing up). My parents purchased my saddle at a Blue Seal feed/tack shop in Bangor, Maine. Someday I hope to own one of the lovely show saddles I so often see in the Schneiders catalogs! Sincerely, Marcia Westrack

Likes: The quality, durability and lasting style of the saddle. It it was "light oil" it would be perfect to use for showing!

Dislikes: I had to think hard for something I didn't like. I guess I would say the weight of the saddle. It is much heavier than many of my friends' saddles.

Quality: As I mentioned above, the construction and quality of the unit are exceptional. Nothing has broken in the 26 years I have owned the saddle, and you can tell the quality is much better than many of the newer saddles friends are using at our barn!

Summary: It's an awesome saddle! It I had enough money, I would purchase a new Billy Royal saddle for my daughter!

Rating: 5

Author: Marcia Westrack

Date: 2009-11-20

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