Horse Tack Review

Close Contact Saddles

For Sale on eBay

Manufacturer: Collegiate
Model: Finalist
Category: Close Contact Saddles

Purchase: I got this saddle for my birthday at a local tack store brand new for $545.00!

Likes: I absolutely Love Love Love every part of this saddle! The quality is amazing! This saddle was broken in and was shown in two weeks after I got it! It is very comfortable, I have even rode in it on the trails. My riding has gotten so much better since I started riding in it! It positions my long legs perfectly. Love the velcro knee block, made the saddle fit me perfect. Also fits my horse too!

Dislikes: The only thing I don't like is that after I got used to riding in this saddle I could no longer ride in my Wintec 500 any more! I can feel every movement my horse makes in this saddle, my wintec made me feel disconnected! (But thats not really a bad thing!)

Quality: The quality is great! Love how fast it broke in! I gave it a deep clean when I first bought it and I oil it once every week and it has kept it looking amazing! Some people said that the color rubbed off from the leathers, but what saddle does not?! If you take care of it then it is not a problem at all! I usually ride in this saddle at least two hours a day 6 days a week, and it has kept up with me! Matching leathers are not hard to find for it, I got mine from My trainer even commented that she is considering purchasing one for herself!

Summary: This is a fantastic saddle! I would recommend it to every one! I am even planning on purchasing a second one soon!

Rating: 5

Author: stacie

Date: 2010-01-04

Usefulness Rating: 2.5 out of 5.
6 reader(s) voted.

Please give us your opinion..

Other Reviews You May Find Interesting 

Bates Caprilli Close Contact Close Contact Saddles
Beval Artisan Close Contact Saddles
Dover Circuit Premier Apex Saddle Close Contact Saddles
Dover Circuit Premier Special EQ Close Contact Saddles
Forestier Ilium Mono Flap Saddle Close Contact Saddles
M. Toulouse Annice Platinum Buffalo Leather Close Contact Saddles
Beval Artisan Close Contact Saddles
Santa Cruz Centuro Saddle Santa Cruz Centuro medium tree Close Contact Saddles
Toulouse Annice Printed Leather Close Contact Saddles
Duett Presto Close Contact Saddles
Camelot Close Contact Saddle Close Contact Saddles
Bates Hunter Jumper Close Contact Saddles
Kincade close contact saddle Close Contact Saddles
Hermes Stein Kraut Close Contact Saddles
Collegiate Diploma with gullet change system Close Contact Saddles
Camelot Close Contact Saddle Close Contact Saddles
Heritage Bespoke Yin-Yang Inner Balance Jumper/Eventer Monoflap Close Contact Saddles
Bates Caprilli Close Contact, Long Flap Close Contact Saddles
Prestwick made in England close contact Close Contact Saddles
Wintec Wintec 500 Close Contact Saddle-Caramel Close Contact Saddles

2004-2012 Horse Tack Review

 About Us •  Join Our Mailing List •  Privacy Policy