Manufacturer: Wintec (View all products by Wintec)
Model: 250 (View all All Purpose 250 reviews)
Category: All Purpose Saddles
Purchase: I was looking around at saddles for my first horse, Ike. We wanted something that wasn't expensive but would last. I found this product at statelinetack.com for around $270.
Likes: Wintec is great. It cleans easily and fits Ike like a dream. I'm very comfortable in it too. My friend rides with me and we switch horses for fun and she said that it was much better than her leather saddle, which took forever to break in. This Wintec saddle has been in use for about 4 years abut hasn't worn out too badly for the abuse I have given it.
Dislikes: There are only a few bad things about the Wintec 250. One is that it collects dirt and hair so easily. It, for my horse anyway, limits the pads I can put on Ike. It might just be him but I can't use anything to big/ fluffy.
Quality: This saddle is still the best I own after getting leather ones that take too long to break in. I have shown a bit in it also. Only a few stitches have broken but it is still in good condition.
Summary: All in all it is a great saddle that is cheaper than leather and just as good. If you find that cleaning it gets to be a pain, try a vacuum cleaner or a lint remover, it worked for me.
Author: Julia Walker
Usefulness Rating: 3.3125 out of 5.
16 reader(s) voted.
Stockman bush rider saddle Bush rider All Purpose Saddles
Fairfax Thorowgood All Purpose Saddles
DixieLand Saddle Endurance Skirt All Purpose Saddles
JC Martin Wade Saddle All Purpose Saddles
CTK Saddlery G120 All Purpose Saddles
Duett Saddlery Companion Fox Hunter All Purpose Saddles
Duett Saddlery saddle All Purpose Saddles
American/BigHorn Saddlery American/BigHorn Saddlery All Purpose Saddles
Thorowgood All Purpose Like the T4 model All Purpose Saddles
Sensation Saddle Hybrid All Purpose Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles Dixieland Gaited Saddle All Purpose Saddles
thornhill jeorge canaves all purpose All Purpose Saddles
Jeff Smith working cow/ ranch saddle All Purpose Saddles
Wintec / Bates 2000 All Purpose (Original Monoflap) All Purpose Saddles
Wintec 500 AP All Purpose Saddles
Barnsby Omega All Purpose Saddles
Wintec 2000 AP with CAIR and Easy Change Gullet All Purpose Saddles
Ovation Ovation Ruiz Diaz All Purpose All Purpose Saddles
Kreiger (Made by Chevalier) GP (with interchangeable gullet) Newer model All Purpose Saddles
Guffey Western saddle with Wade Style Tree All Purpose Saddles