Manufacturer: Hilason (View all products by Hilason Saddlery)
Model: 14" Endurance (View all 14" Endurance reviews)
Category: Trail Saddles
Purchase: After ALOT of hesitation about this brand, with all the negative reviews online I was very leary of this saddle. But I needed a treeless saddle FAST and found this on Ebay used for $250.00
Likes: Great quality despite the negative reviews, maybe I just got lucky, but I see no problems with this saddle. I have also owned a Bob Marshall saddle so I can compare the two, and they are comparable, not as much contact as the BM but you definitely feel your horse underneath you, which is what I was looking for. Only rode in it for a short time today after it came in, but it fit my horse beautifully and freed up her movement alot.
Dislikes: Fenders. I don't care for fenders in general on any saddle, being short legged, they tend to get stuck on the top of my boot.
Quality: Seems to be decent quality to me, I am by no means an expert at saddles, but this one seems to put together well. Again with all the negatives out there not sure if I got lucky.
Summary: Well worth the $250 used, I have no idea how much they are new, but I would say this saddle could/should be in the $500-$600 range. It is the endurance model and does look exactly like the Bob Marshall endurance, not cheap looking like a lot of reviews say. I would say Hilason is worth the chance.
Usefulness Rating: 2.8 out of 5.
5 reader(s) voted.
Dixieland Saddles Round Skirt Western Trail Trail Saddles
Dixieland Custom Butterfly Western Trail Saddle Trail Saddles
Leon Liversage Trailrider Trailrider Haboob Trail Saddles
Dixieland Saddles Custom made Endurance saddle with horn Trail Saddles
Mr. Saddle TReeless - Giraffe pattern Trail Saddles
Liberty Bell Leather Dakota 75 series gaited saddle Trail Saddles
J Stead Saddle trail saddle Trail Saddles
Specialized saddles Trail Lite Trail Saddles
J Stead Lady Wade Trail Saddles
Nash Cherokee Cordura Trail Saddles
Crestridge Saddlery Crusade Elite Trail Saddles
Pam's Place Tack Genado Gaited Trail Saddles
Circle y Alpine Trail Saddles
JC Martin Saddles Trail saddle Trail Saddles
Steele Saddle Mountaineer saddle Trail Saddles
TN Saddlery Sharptail Gaited Wsetern Saddle Trail Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles Western Trail saddle, gaited tree Trail Saddles
Steve Edwards The Cowboy Trail Saddles
Dixieland Saddle Co. Tree style D +3/4 butterfly skirt light rider Trail Saddles
Bob Marshall Endurance Treeless Trail Saddles