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Collegiate Convertiable Alumni Close Contact
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Manufacturer: Collegiate (View all products by Collegiate)

Model: Collegiate Convertiable Alumni Close Contact (View all Collegiate Convertiable Alumni Close Contact reviews)

Category: Close Contact Saddles

Purchase: I bought this saddle through Chicks Saddlery. I live in Canada and they are from the states but my saddle shipped within a week and arrived within 2! I was very happy and impressed! I paid $1,200 and Chicks Saddlery also had a deal on when I bought my saddle so I received an amazing cooler for an incredibly cheap price!!

Likes: I oiled the saddle once before I rode in it for the first time, and already the leather was incredibly soft and supple! I have used this saddle on several different horses as I train horses of all shapes, sizes, and ages and this saddle came with the medium width gullet (that can be changed for more narrow or more wide) but I haven't had to change it once! It has fit every horse nearly perfect!

Dislikes: The only downside is the color of the leather. It came as a bright redish brown color. I prefer darker brown saddles. But since I have had this saddle for 3 years now and use it every day the oil has really darkened it over time and I absolutely love it now!

Quality: The saddle is extremely well built! Absolutely no complaints, it has withstood a lot and it is still standing strong! I couldn't be happier!

Summary: Fantastic saddle!! Definitely worth the price! Lasted me for 3 years already and I see many more to come! Color is a bit odd but a saddle maker could dye or just oil lots and this isn't a problem!!

Rating: 5

Author: Adriana Newman

Date: 2015-01-27

Usefulness Rating: 3.57143 out of 5.
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