Manufacturer: Circle Y (View all products by Circle Y)
Model: High Hope Park and Trail (View all High Hope Park and Trail reviews)
Category: Trail Saddles
Purchase: I purchased this saddle used off of craigslist for $500. I was wanting a circle y because of their reputation.
Likes: I love the color, dark mahogany with black seat, and it looks even better with the black engraved stirrups I purchased.
Dislikes: It doesn't fit me or my horse. It hurts my back, and bridges on my paint mare--who is NOT swaybacked. Circle Y now offers three different types of bridging pads to 'correct the most common fitting problems with (their) saddles". If the company knows most of their saddles bridge, why don't they fix the design? I have tried all sorts of pads, but they slip and I don't want to pay $300 for a pad to correct the fit of a $500 saddle.
Quality: Good quality leather and construction. I wish it had more rigging options.
Summary: I would not recommend a saddle whose manufacturer produces a corrective saddle pad to compensate for its design.
Usefulness Rating: 2.5 out of 5.
6 reader(s) voted.
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