Horse Tack Review


Fabtron
Lady Flex Trail
Trail Saddles

For Sale on eBay


Manufacturer: Fabtron
Model: Lady Flex Trail
Category: Trail Saddles

Purchase: I bought from Horsesaddleshop.com, for about 650 ish. This included bridle and breast collar package. I was hesitant about purchasing online, but they have so many help topics on their site that help you fit your horse.

Likes: I am very happy with the saddle itself. The seat at first was not as comfortable (cushiony) as I had hoped, but after riding in it I realized I didn't hurt anymore. The narrow twist helped my hips not ache so much, as they usually do after riding. The quality is also very nice. It fits my paint mare and my grade mare, but did not fit my wider QH. I recently bought a foxtrotter and this seems to fit her pretty good.

Dislikes: The only downside so far is on the gaited horse, after the first ride the metal blevins type buckle on the inside of the fender rubbed a raw spot on her side. The other two horses I rode in it have never had a problem. Maybe because of her gait?? It also was starting to fray the nylon girth when it rubs over it. On close inspection one edge of the buckle is kinda sharp. I have since covered them both with vetwrap, but makes it a pain to adjust stirrups.

Quality: Quality is very nice for an inexpensive saddle. The leather is thinner than a normal leather saddle, but I'm sure that also helps keep the weight down. The leather quality itself is good, nice and supple after some neatsfoot oil. Also the oil darkened it a little, which I wanted as it is a little reddish. The bridle and breastcollar were same thinner leather, and pretty basic.

Summary: I would buy this saddle again, although I wish it was available in black. It is a very balanced, well made, lightweight saddle. It also seems very comfortable to the horses.

Rating: 5

Author: Lori

Date: 2011-05-26

Usefulness Rating: 2.75 out of 5.
4 reader(s) voted.

Please give us your opinion..





Other Reviews You May Find Interesting 


Down Under Saddlery Kimberly Trail Master Trail Saddles
Tucker Tucker equitation endurance Trail Saddles
Tucker Endurance generation II Trail Saddles
Abetta Abetta endurance Trail Saddles
Big horn 1637 Voyager Trail Saddles
specialized endurance Trail Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles D9U/ Butterfly Trail Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles Butterfly Light Rider Trail Saddles
Corriente Assosiation Trail Saddles
TN Saddlery Synthetic Trail Saddle Synthetic Trail Saddle Trail Saddles
James Saddlery Universal Pattern Military Saddle Trail Saddles
CTK saddlery TAS015 - B Trail Saddles
Martin Saddlery All Around Saddle Trail Saddles
Big. Horn Buckaroo. Flex saddle #1694 Trail Saddles
Fred Hook slick fork Trail Saddles
Tahoe Tack Tahoe Bad to the Bone Pleasure Trail Saddle Trail Saddles
Billy Cook 1779 Trail Saddles
Down Under Saddle Supply The Legend Australian Saddle Trail Saddles
Crest Ridge Saddlery Sinclair Lite Plantation Trail Saddle Trail Saddles
Sycamore Creek Saddles SSC005 Trail Saddles

2004-2012 Horse Tack Review



 About Us •  Join Our Mailing List •  Privacy Policy