Ansur Treeless Saddle
For Sale on eBay
Manufacturer: Ansur Treeless Saddle
Category: Dressage Saddles
Purchase: I purchased this saddle from my trainer, a local distributor for Ansur. I bought the Ansur after having witnessed a transformation of several horses when switching from treed saddles to the answer. I paid $1850 for the saddle in 2002.
Likes: The saddle fits my horse well. I noticed immediate improvement in both relaxation and forwardness in my horse the first time I put an Ansur on his back. The leather is soft and I have had no problems of any kind with this saddle after 4 years of consistent use.
Dislikes: When I first began riding in this saddle, I felt insecure and felt my feet were too far back. This feeling soon went away once I transitioned to the feel of a treeless versus a treed saddle. This saddle is not for the novice rider as the rider cannot rely on a tree for balance. Once the rider adjusts, this is a wonderful saddle that actually improves your balance.
Quality: I have used my Ansur mostly for dressage (show and schooling) with an occasionally trail ride. After 4 years of use, I have had no problems. I simply clean the saddle periodically and store it with a dust cover. The leather is soft and pliable, but I don't think the craftsmanship on this saddle is as good as that of County or Arabian Saddle Company.
Summary: Both my horses and I love this saddle. It is not for the beginning rider or green broke horse as there is less stability due to lack of tree. However, the saddle greatly improves a rider's balance, is extremely comfortable and fits a multitude of horses.
Author: Candace Clark
Usefulness Rating: 2.85714 out of 5.
7 reader(s) voted.
Other Reviews You May Find Interesting
Wintec Dressage Pro Dressage Saddles
Bates Innova Standard Contour Block Dressage Saddles
County Competitor Dressage Saddles
Wintec Pro w/Cair Dressage Saddles
Thornhill Pro-Am Dressure Dressage Saddles
Hildalgo Sattel Hidalgo Venice I Dressage saddle Dressage Saddles
Heritage (bespoke) Saddlery The Cheshire County" VSD Saddle. Dressage Saddles
Ascot Dressage Saddle Dressage Dressage Saddles
Hildalgo Sattel vienna 1 Dressage Saddles
M. Toulouse Larissa Genesis Dressage Saddles
Windsor Elite Dressage Dressage Saddles
Kieffer Malmo Dressage Saddles
Thornhill Vienna II (Jorge Canavas) Dressage Saddles
Crosby Crosby Sofride Prix St George Dressage Saddles
Custom Saddlery Coronado Dressage Saddles
Schleese Link II Dressage Saddles
Hermes Corlandus Dressage Saddles
Smith Worthington Danzig Dressage Saddles
Leon Liversage Saddles Eduro Sport Light Dressage Saddles
Collegiate Monarch Dressage Saddles