Manufacturer: Stubben (View all products by Stubben)
Model: Roxane VSS (View all Roxane VSS reviews)
Category: All Purpose Saddles
Purchase: I love the Stubben Roxane VSS which I have owned for 8 years - since 1997. This saddle was purchased new from Libertyville Saddle Shop for approx. $1,300. I am a big fan of Stubben -- this is my second model. My saddle is a 17.5 inch seat with 31 cm tree width. The tree fits most Thoroughbreds, excluding a very high-withered horse recently purchased.
Likes: The Roxanne VSS is a relatively deep seat model, with moderate forward flap. It is a superb trail riding saddle -- I have put thousands of miles on this saddle in three states, including mountains, streams and rigorous hill riding in my own area -- on very hot Thoroughbreds. The saddle is perfectly balanced, perfectly comfortable. This is a saddle that you are oblivous to while riding ....the very best situation. I also trained for eventing in this saddle (horse was too ballistic - kicked out of 2 programs.) So the saddle is obviously an 'easy ride'. Although a secure seat, you are not stuck in one position -- lots of movement.
Dislikes: There is nothing I don't like about the saddle.
Quality: Superb construction, balance, ergonomic fit. Holds excellent value. I am now looking at second saddles, and find my Roxane is one of the saddles best holding its value. An excellent investment.
Summary: Stubben makes a suberb saddle in a wide array of styles. Any rider can find the correct model best-suited for his riding style.
Author: thrbrdrider / trail master
Usefulness Rating: 3.17391 out of 5.
23 reader(s) voted.
Startrek Icelandic All Purpose Saddles
Jeffries Falcon All Purpose Saddles
Wintec 2000 with CAIR easy change gullet system All Purpose Saddles
Wintec Pro All Purpose with CAIR All Purpose Saddles
AFFORDABLE EQUINE SUPPLIERS SABANNA SADDLE All Purpose Saddles
Ghost Ghost Firenze All Purpose Saddles
Syd hill and sons Australian stock saddle Suprema drafter poly All Purpose Saddles
Ernst Goedicke English Sadle Original All Purpose Saddles
Ghost Treeless Quevis All Purpose Saddles
Stockman bush rider saddle Bush rider All Purpose Saddles
Fairfax Thorowgood All Purpose Saddles
DixieLand Saddle Endurance Skirt All Purpose Saddles
JC Martin Wade Saddle All Purpose Saddles
CTK Saddlery G120 All Purpose Saddles
Duett Saddlery Companion Fox Hunter All Purpose Saddles
Duett Saddlery saddle All Purpose Saddles
American/BigHorn Saddlery American/BigHorn Saddlery All Purpose Saddles
Thorowgood All Purpose Like the T4 model All Purpose Saddles
Sensation Saddle Hybrid All Purpose Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles Dixieland Gaited Saddle All Purpose Saddles