Manufacturer: Journey (View all products by Journey)
Model: Deep Seat Saddle (View all Deep Seat Saddle reviews)
Category: Dressage Saddles
Purchase: Purchased through independent saddle fitter, Susan and Dave Hartje in California, demo model $2300.
Likes: I have a wide, flat back, mutton-withered Haflinger gelding and could not afford a custom saddle. Saddlefitter was in our area and brought out many different mades/models. This saddle was an instant "wow" when I rode in it. It has a medium twist, very secure seat, and overall much lighter in weight than my current Schleese Wave. Love this saddle! Great for wide-backed horses!!
Dislikes: Nothing....except I had never heard of this saddlemaker before, may make it harder to sell later down the road.
Quality: Lightweight spring tree, made in Scotland, carried by Borne Saddlery in Texas, can be purchased online and/or through independent saddle fitters. Medium twist, comfortable secure seat, large thigh blocks (different sizes available). Flaps are "pebbled" leather, love the look and feel.
Summary: Anyone with a wide-bodied, flat back horse should consider these saddles; they cost less and are, in my opinion, just as comfortable as the $5K custom saddles. Small company - GREAT product!!
Usefulness Rating: 2.5 out of 5.
6 reader(s) voted.
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
Passier Corona Dressage Saddles
Exselle Exselle Square Raised Bridle and Reins Dressage Saddles
Passier Sirius Dressage Saddles
Black Country Vinici Dressage Saddles
Otto schumacher Profi exklusif Dressage Saddles
Schleese Wave Dressage Saddles
Prestige United Elastic Dressage Saddles
Wintec Isabell CAIR Dressage Saddles
Wintec Dressage Pro Dressage Saddles
Bates Innova Standard Contour Block Dressage Saddles
County Competitor Dressage Saddles
Wintec Pro w/Cair Dressage Saddles
Thornhill Pro-Am Dressure Dressage Saddles