Allegany Mountain Trail Saddles
Cascade Wade with gear
Trail Saddles

For Sale on eBay

Manufacturer: Allegany Mountain Trail Saddles
Model: Cascade Wade with gear
Category: Trail Saddles

Purchase: My cob type horse had proven difficult to fit in her English saddle and impossible in a western. I spent months asking saddle makers in the US to custom make a trail saddle for her, but only one followed through with my enquiries -Staci at Allegany. As I live in NZ most of our communications were emails and Staci treated me as if I lived next door.Although all final decisions were in person, the fitting of the tree was a joint venture using a selection of information. I chose a Cascade Wade with alot of conchos, and matching rear cynch, breastplate and bridle. I also chose extras such as the ultra special padded seat, endurance stirrups, cheyenne roll and crupper D's, adjustable rigging,sheepskin lining, plus some tooling. The cost was around US$2300 which included almost US$500 freight to NZ.

Likes: The fit of the saddle on my horse is perfect and the comfort on my aging bones is heaven.Staci has taken my shape into account when instructing the builders and the saddle is truely 'made for me'.Weight has been kept low but with an all leather product. The rigging is no fuss and the colour is so beautiful I often catch myself simply looking at it. The decorations on the saddle are impressive and unique without screaming. It was wonderful to have options available and also to have advice on how those options may turn out. I love the affordability.

Dislikes: What is not to like? Its so beautiful and fits!! That's the ultimate.

Quality: The construction is first class. All sewing is straight and tight. Studs are even, tooling is balanced. The hardware is Stainless, and matches throughout the saddle and accesseries. The leather is high quality with a richness of colour rarely seen here. When the saddle arrived there wasn't a mark on it - great sturdy packaging - quality right to the end.

Summary: My saddle is impressive. Custom tree made perfectly for a horse half a world away. Staci is gifted - dealing with people, equestrian knowledge and artistic flare. Superb quality and design yet practical, the saddle I purchased is a work of art while at the same time is totally functional up the hill or down the river. Allegany saddles are a must have for any horse and rider especially if you would like something unique.

Rating: 5

Author: J. A.- New Zealand

Date: 2012-12-04

Usefulness Rating: 0 out of 5.
1 reader(s) voted.

Please give us your opinion..

Other Reviews You May Find Interesting 

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
Tennessean Endurance Trail Leather Saddle Trail Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles Butterfly light rider wide tree Trail Saddles
rs saddlery training saddle Trail Saddles
High Horse by Circle Y Eldorado Trail Saddles
Sharon Saare Endurance/Trail Saddle Trail Saddles

2004-2012 Horse Tack Review

 Horse Tack Reviews
 Submit Your Own Review!
 Search Review Database
 All Reader Reviews
 Staff Reviews
 Submit a Product for Review

 English Tack Reviews
 Dressage Saddles
 Jumping Saddles
 Close Contact Saddles
 All Purpose Saddles
 English Saddle Fittings/Pads
 English Bridles
 English Bridle Accessories
 English Show Apparel
 English Casual Apparel
 English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
 English Miscellaneous

 Western Tack Reviews
 Barrel Saddles
 Reining Saddles
 Roping Saddles
 Show Saddles
 Trail Saddles
 Western Saddle Fittings/Pads
 Western Bridles
 Western Bridle Accessories
 Western Show Apparel
 Western Casual Apparel
 Western Chaps/Boots/Hats
 Western Miscellaneous

 Horse Gear Reviews
 Horse Boots and Wraps
 Horse Health and Well Being
 Horse Apparel
 Horse Treats
 Horse Miscellaneous

 Barn & Stable Reviews
 Fly Control
 Grooming Equipment
 Stable Accessories
 Tack Room
 Training Equipment
 Barn and Stable Misc

 Barn and Stable Articles
 English Articles
 Feature and Misc Articles
 Grooming Articles
 Horse Care & Health Articles
 Horse Related Gift Articles
 News and Events
 Training Articles
 Western Articles

 Other Features
 About Us / Contact Information
 Articles & Subjects By Date
 Article Archives
 Join Our Mailing List
 Privacy Policy