Horse Tack Review


Pontillo
17.5"
All Purpose Saddles

For Sale on eBay


Manufacturer: Pontillo
Model: 17.5"
Category: All Purpose Saddles

Purchase: I bought this Saddle Used on Ebay for about $150- it is probably about 20 years old.

Likes: I like this saddle because it is very comfortable, the seat is nice and soft. It fits my Morab's wide withers perfectly. He is a bit hard to fit for a saddle, he seems to be right between Medium and Wide so it was super nice to find a saddle that fits both of us!

Dislikes: I don't have anything I particularly dislike about the saddle, I am super glad I bought it!

Quality: Obviously since it is an older saddle there is some wear on the leather, however for it's age it still looks very nice. There is a tiny tear in the seat (it looks as though it got poked with something sharp) but other then that the leather is in great condition (some discoloration, as it is a light colored saddle) The billets were replaced by the previous owner. The stitching is totally intact though out the saddle.

Summary: For anyone looking for a comfy used saddle for a great price I would totally recommend a Pontillo. I have a friend who owned a tack shop in the early 80's and he remembers selling tons of these saddles back then.

Rating: 4

Author: Chrysanthemum

Date: 2010-04-11

Usefulness Rating: 2.5 out of 5.
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