Manufacturer: Wintec (View all products by Wintec)
Model: 2000 A/P with CAIR Panels and Changeable Gullets (View all All Purpose 2000 with CAIR reviews)
Category: All Purpose Saddles
Purchase: I bought this saddle from a tack shop just outside of where I live. I bought brand new for the price of $500, which is $125 less than the current price of that model.
Likes: It is so comfortable! The suede on the seat and knee-rolls and extremely soft and grippable. It is extremely easy to fit, coming in all different sizes, and it comes without stirrup bars, which is a useful feature as it is required to ride without them in Pony Club, which my daughter is a part of. It looks great as well, and my daughter has one just like it(though hers is a bit smaller than mine). It is also comfy for the horse, as the underside of the saddle is cushiony and gel-like, making it easier on the horse's back. ALSO: IT IS SO EASY TO CLEAN!!! Since there is no leather on the entire saddle, all you have to do is rinse it with water and brush the suede a bit and it looks good as new.
Dislikes: There's actually not much I dislike about this saddle. I have heard some dislike about the saddle bars being gone, but I see it as a plus. I guess there isn't really anything I can complain about for this saddle.
Quality: It is made with excellent quality. I got mine 3-4 years ago and it is still in excellent condition. I have heard many good things about the quality of the saddle as well as what I have in my own opinion.
Summary: This saddle is an all-around easy saddle to deal with. It's easy to clean, fit to your horse, ride in, grip on to, and its also soft and cushiony on your horse's back.
Author: Name Withheld
Usefulness Rating: 2.77778 out of 5.
9 reader(s) voted.
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