J. Stead Saddle Co
Lady Wade
All Purpose Saddles

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Manufacturer: J. Stead Saddle Co
Model: Lady Wade
Category: All Purpose Saddles

Purchase: I found this particular saddle on craigslist and visited the website for additional pictures and information. Price on the saddle was $1700

Likes: I would have to say this is one of the best built saddles I have seen in a while and you get more value than you can imagine. I bought this saddle for my wife as a wedding present and she absolutely loves the style and look of the design. On a functional side you get a full flat plate rigging and D rings for the rear cinch. The leather used is the highest quality I have seen. Well stitched and extra thick. It comes complete with long tie downs and rings. It even has a rawhide hobble ring on the rear latigo. The skirt is cut perfect for an all around ranch saddle and built strong enough to jerk steers all day long. Henley twist in the stirrups make it easy to break in and the custom tooling help with longevity of wear. I can not say enough nice things about it. Never seen anything like it even at the big custom shops where the price starts at $5000.

Dislikes: No complaints. Already logged in several hundred miles trailing cattle and it was broken in the first week.

Quality: Semi quarter rawhide covered bars, highest quality leather.

Summary: I would feel comfortable just sending him a check on any saddle I need in the future.

Rating: 5

Author: J. Myers

Date: 2011-07-05

Usefulness Rating: 2.5 out of 5.
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