Manufacturer: Royal King (View all products by Royal King)
Model: Classic Distance Rider (View all Classic Distance Rider Saddle reviews)
Category: Trail Saddles
Purchase: I bought this saddle on Ebay. I paid $400
Likes: I like the western seat type feel of security and the english type stirrup leathers. It fit my Paint very well and he is hard to fit. Great for distance riding, plenty of rings, etc. Uses and english girth. I could get on my horse from the ground without the saddle rolling. I have ridden this saddle for a year and have had no problems with anything at all and we do alot of riding.
Dislikes: I changed the stirrups to english stirrups, my preference. The leather is not the soft top quality but it is not thin or weak.
Quality: Put together well but the leather quality is not top notch. The seat is comfortable padded leather. I like that style of saddle. Everything is heavy duty including the hardware.
Summary: I really like this saddle. It is affordable and if it does not work out for you,you haven't spent a fortune. I have bought expensive saddles many times that were not any better than this saddle. If you like the Tucker Equitation you will like this. I have ridden in both and there is not much noticeable difference.
Author: Painted Feather
Usefulness Rating: 2.9 out of 5.
10 reader(s) voted.
Shenandoah Trail Saddles
Stonewall Saddle Company Stonewall classic 14 inch Trail Saddles
Fallis Balanced Ride Trail Saddles
Circle Y Trail Gator Endurance Trail Saddles
Simco "Deluxe" trail saddle 8695 Trail Saddles
Circle y Alabama trail gaitor Trail Saddles
Jason McKenzie 1 / Wade saddle Trail Saddles
Huber Training saddle Trail Saddles
Fabtron Easy Rider Trail Trail Saddles
CTK TASO 18 Trail Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles Gaited wide tree Trail Saddles
ABETTA TRINITY SERENITY SYNTHETIC ENDURANCE SADDLE Trail Saddles
Wyoming Saddlery 16" Draft Custom Trail Saddles
DIXIELAND GAITED SADDLE Butterfly Skirt Roughout Trail Saddles
J. Stead Saddles.com Rose Wade Trail Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles Butterfly Light Rider Trail Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles LIGHT RIDER BUTTERFLY EXTRA WIDE GAITED FIT Trail Saddles
Sycamore Creek Sadles TASO 16 Trail Saddles
Dixieland Saddles Round Skirt Western Trail Trail Saddles
Dixieland Custom Butterfly Western Trail Saddle Trail Saddles