Manufacturer: Tucker Saddle
Model: High Plain
Category: Trail Saddles
Purchase: Years ago, surfing the web for saddles I came across the Tucker. I was looking for a saddle that fit many gaited horses. Many years later, I purchased one. This saddle not only fit gaited horses, but Mustangs and every other horse I saddled that had the back for the size tree I had. Amazing twist in the tree. It fit straight shouldered horses as well as good angled shoulders.
Likes: I ride 6-8 hours on mountainous trails. Incredibly comfortable and well balanced for horse and rider. Saddle has appropriate accessories for trail riding. The leather was of good quality and good stitching. Not much movement in the saddle which is important for trail riding.
Dislikes: Hmmmm....tough to find something negative about this saddle. It has held up incredibly well over the years while riding through some pretty rough trail not to mention all the water I have gone through with this saddle. Saddle has held up extremely well. Could use a few more rings to add additional rigging, however, this is minor.
Quality: Twist in the tree happens to be incredibly constructed. Newer saddles are lighter than their older saddles. I prefer the older saddles but the new ones are well made as well. Leather is of good grade .
Summary: Go for it! With care, this saddle with last a very long time with heavy usage. Can't beat how it fits the horse and how it fits the rider. And, sooooo very comfortable for long rides. Great for the human back
Usefulness Rating: 2.85714 out of 5.
7 reader(s) voted.
JC Martin Saddles Trail saddle Trail Saddles
Steele Saddle Mountaineer saddle Trail Saddles
TN Saddlery Sharptail Gaited Wsetern Saddle Trail Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles Western Trail saddle, gaited tree Trail Saddles
Steve Edwards The Cowboy Trail Saddles
Dixieland Saddle Co. Tree style D +3/4 butterfly skirt light rider Trail Saddles
Bob Marshall Endurance Treeless Trail Saddles
Crestridge Wade Extra Wide Trail Saddles
Kimberley Kimberley Outback Australian Saddle Trail Saddles
Black Forest Saddles Rosewood treeless Trail Saddles
Crates #238-4 Trail Trail Saddles
Meleta Brown Freedom Saddle by Crates Crates Trail Meleta Brown Trail Saddles
Circle Y Kentucky Trail Gaiter Trail Saddles
Martin Saddlery Clinton Anderson Saddle Trail Saddles
J. Stead Wade Saddle Trail Saddles
Down Under Saddlery Kimberly Trail Master Trail Saddles
Tucker Tucker equitation endurance Trail Saddles
Tucker Endurance generation II Trail Saddles
Abetta Abetta endurance Trail Saddles
Big horn 1637 Voyager Trail Saddles