Manufacturer: Black Horse Leatherworks & Saddlery (View all products by Black Horse Leatherworks & Saddlery)
Model: Custom-Made Western Saddle (View all Custom-Made Western Saddle reviews)
Category: Trail Saddles
Purchase: Purchased from Black Horse Leatherworks & Saddlery (C. E. Gessell, owner) in Monroe, WA for US$4,000.00. Needed a custom tree and saddle built to fit a short, wide backed horse.
Likes: Came and measured horse for handmade tree. Fit tree to horse. Built attractive, lightweight western saddle.
Dislikes: Defective (flankey/wrinkled) leather on left seat jockey, back cinch too short. Black Horse Leatherworks & Saddlery (C. E. Gessell) will not honor the warranty, and has refused to accepted the saddle back for repair and/or partial refund.
Quality: Construction okay, except as faults described. Expected higher quality of leather and workmanship for cost paid.
Summary: In hindsight, should have dealt with a master saddlemaker.
Usefulness Rating: 2.85714 out of 5.
7 reader(s) voted.
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
Crestridge Wade Extra Wide Trail Saddles
Kimberley Kimberley Outback Australian Saddle Trail Saddles
Black Forest Saddles Rosewood treeless Trail Saddles
Crates #238-4 Trail Trail Saddles
Meleta Brown Freedom Saddle by Crates Crates Trail Meleta Brown Trail Saddles
Circle Y Kentucky Trail Gaiter Trail Saddles
Martin Saddlery Clinton Anderson Saddle Trail Saddles
J. Stead Wade Saddle Trail Saddles
Down Under Saddlery Kimberly Trail Master Trail Saddles
Tucker Tucker equitation endurance Trail Saddles
Tucker Endurance generation II Trail Saddles