Manufacturer: Timberline Saddle Company (View all products by Timberline Saddle Company)
Model: Timberline Sidekick (View all Timberline Sidekick reviews)
Category: Trail Saddles
Purchase: I bought a Timberline Sidekick LE for my husband this past January. I bought it from Saddleoutfitters.com and paid $1995.00.
Likes: I bought a Timberline Sidekick LE for my husband this past January. He was having troubles with hip pain from too wide of twist on his previous trail saddle. His hip pain went away almost immediately after riding in this saddle because the twist is narrow enough not to strain the hip joint. I have since been riding in this saddle myself and love the security I feel from it. It has a deep seat and a fairly high cantle to really keep me in the saddle even when my horse gets squirrely on the trail. The tree is wide enough that it fits our wide bodied Spotted Saddle Horse with the short/round back.
Dislikes: I can't find anything I don't like about the saddle. Every horse we have put it on loves it too.
Quality: The leather is very nice quality, a lot like the original Ortho-flex saddle company used to use. The tooling and stitching are very good. I would say they have excellent workmanship and very good quality control standards.
Summary: I am planning to buy a Timberline Sidekick for myself now. I would recommend this saddle to anyone who has been experiencing hip pain or difficulty fitting certain types of horses backs.
Author: Lisa Thompson
Usefulness Rating: 2.625 out of 5.
8 reader(s) voted.
Stage Coach West Bar J Southfork Trail Saddles
CTK Sycamore Creek Saddle TASA016-D Trail Saddles
High Horse trail saddle by Circle Y 2010 trail saddle 3 way rigging Trail Saddles
High Horse Trail Saddle by Circle Y Trail Saddles
Specialized Saddles Endurance and Western style Trail Saddles
Fabtron Lady Trail Supreme Trail Saddles
TN Saddlery Gaited Western Endurance Plantation Saddle Trail Saddles
Circle Y Omaha Flex2 Saddle Trail Saddles
Tucker Endurance Trail Saddles
Steele Custom Saddles Mountaineer Trail Saddles
CTK TASA01-A Trail Saddles
Denham Saddlery Plantation saddle with horn Trail Saddles
national bridle lite rider Trail Saddles
Trailwise Endurance Elite Trail Saddles
Shenandoah Trail Saddles
Stonewall Saddle Company Stonewall classic 14 inch Trail Saddles
Fallis Balanced Ride Trail Saddles
Circle Y Trail Gator Endurance Trail Saddles
Simco "Deluxe" trail saddle 8695 Trail Saddles
Circle y Alabama trail gaitor Trail Saddles