Manufacturer: Henri De Rival (View all products by Henri de Rivel (HDR))
Model: Pro Show Jumper (View all Pro Show Jumper reviews)
Category: Jumping Saddles
Purchase: I bought this at my local saddlery shop for $795.00. I had seen it elsewhere for as high as $900, that's why I bought it there.
Likes: This is a perfectly balanced saddle. I don't have my own horse, I ride schooling horses and if has fit each of them as well. Mostly all TBs and a few QHs. It's a very forward saddle, perfect for someone like me who does a lot of jumping.
Dislikes: It took a while to break it in, it just wasn't absorbing any oil for some reason. One of the working srudents at the barn took it home with her, sorry that I can't remember the name of the oil she used on it, but whatever it was, it absorbed into the leather. Plus, being that this is a saddle for jumping, I wouldn't buy it as an all-purpose saddle.
Quality: I've had this saddle for 6 months and it seems well constructed. The leather is better now that the girl treated it for me. It's got a wooden tree with steel reinforcements and nice cushion knee pads.
Summary: I am very pleased that I found a nice saddle for a nice price.
Author: Jessice Langley, IL
Usefulness Rating: 2.44444 out of 5.
9 reader(s) voted.
Stubben S Roxane Jumping Saddles
Zaldi Royal Event Jumping Saddles
Dark Horse Saddlery Dressage and Jump saddles Jumping Saddles
Zaldi Jump saddle Jumping Saddles
Zaldi jump saddle Jumping Saddles
Black Country Vinici Jump Jumping Saddles
Marcel Toulouse Legano Jumping Saddles
Thornhill Pro Trainer Le Monde Monoflap Saddle Jumping Saddles
Tekna S-line Jump Jumping Saddles
DG Stackhouse Custom Jumping saddle Jumping Saddles
Albion K2 jump saddle Jumping Saddles
Zaldi Top Jump Jumping Saddles
CWD Sellier Se01 CWD saddle Jumping Saddles
CWD CWD 2G hunter jumper saddle Jumping Saddles
Stubben Juventus S Jumping Saddles
Stubben S Get Connected Jumping Saddles
Cottage Craft Padded Jumping Saddle Jumping Saddles
Marcel Toulouse Stadia X/P Jumping Saddles
Albion K2 Jump Jumping Saddles
Heritage Bespoke Saddlery Kontact Jumping/Event Jumping Saddles