Manufacturer: Startrek (View all products by Unknown)
Model: Icelandic (View all n/a reviews)
Category: All Purpose Saddles
Purchase: I bought this saddle lightly used and paid $1800.
Likes: Super comfortable! No more saddle sores for me and, more importantly, my horse likes it too. My short backed Iberian moves splendidly in this saddle. While “Icelandic” sounds like an endurance model, it looks like a dressage saddle and I used it as one, even for recognized shows. This is the best value on the treeless saddle market, by far. And, there are inserts for the panels, if one desires a little more rigidity. I didn’t use them.
Dislikes: I have absolutely nothing I don’t like about this saddle. I have owned Barefoot, Ansur, Freeform and Bob Marshall saddles and this is my favorite.
Quality: Saddle is made of super soft, high quality black calfskin. Billets are dressage type. Monoflap for close contact. Changeable gullet is probably unnecessary in a treeless, but it’s got one just in case. Mine has the wide, which works on all 4of my very different horses. It is wool flocked like a normal English saddle and the flocking is nice and soft and even.
Summary: Did you ever wonder why they couldn’t just leave the tree out of an English saddle, since it’s padded up with flocked panels anyway? That’s what Startrek has done. The saddle has a nice gullet and Channel, clearing the spine completely, front to back. Super nice product!
Usefulness Rating: 2.75 out of 5.
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