Manufacturer: Klimke Miller (View all products by Klimke Miller)
Model: Klimke (older model) (View all Klimke (older model) reviews)
Category: Dressage Saddles
Purchase: I bought this saddle used off ebay for $350. I have been looking for a saddle to fit my wide Dutch/TB mare for over a year. I've tried a lot of saddles on her and the only one I found that fit was the Wide Wintec Isabell. I didnt really feel like paying $1k for a synthetic even though I like the saddle, so I kept looking. My saddle is a 17.5 Wide.
Likes: It is nice leather, has held up well as the saddle is used, some wear where your leg goes. Not sure how old the saddle is. I like the position it puts me in, it is comfortable, attractive, and well put together. I figure Klimke would be able to design as saddle that puts you in an effective position. It fits my mare very well, it is wide enough for her large barreled shaped back, big shoulder, and med wither. It stays in place too.
Dislikes: My only dislike so far is on my particular horse the billets are just too short to fit her with a dressage girth and just too long to fit her with a short string girth. I ended up punching new holes lower down on the billets to get it on with my dressage girth. But this is probably a matter of her belly size and the girths I happen to own.
Quality: Leather is very nice quality and looks good. There is no loose stitching or extensive wear.
Summary: Would highly recommend this saddle for it's fit (in particular the wider horse, I cant vouch for a narrow fit), quality, price, and the position it puts the rider in.
Author: MP Burns
Usefulness Rating: 2.90909 out of 5.
11 reader(s) voted.
Klimke Miller Dressage Saddles
Devoucoux Milady Dressage Saddles
Bond Street Pegasus Dressage Saddles
Cynron Pegasus Dressage Dressage Saddles
Hermes Corlandus Dressage Saddles
Rembrandt Integra - Non Adjustable Dressage Saddles
Prestige Venus K Dressage Saddles
Corta-flx Pellets 11lb size Dressage Saddles
Albion Revelation #87532 Dressage Saddles
Schleese Wave Dressage Saddles
County Saddlery County Perfection Dressage Saddles
Equipe Platinum Bocelli Dressage Saddles
Custom Saddlery Icon Flight Dressage Saddles
Collegiate 6521 / Monarch Dressage Saddles
Dixieland Saddlery Dixieland Butterfly Trail Saddle Dressage Saddles
Tudor Estate Dressage Saddle Dressage Saddles
Passier Dressage Saddle Corona Dressage Saddles
rocky creek hill flirt Dressage Saddles
County Saddlery Perfection saddle - New Zealand agent Dressage Saddles
Prestige 2000D Dressage Saddles