Manufacturer: Blue Ridge (View all products by Blue Ridge Saddlery)
Model: Roper (View all Roper reviews)
Category: Roping Saddles
Purchase: I got this from a "discount" saddlery company for a little over $550.
Likes: It held up well for the first 2 years. It broke in fast, has a fiberglass tree which is good for roping. The leather was nice and thick at first, and it looked like it was going to be a nice saddle for me.
Dislikes: After about 2 years the saddle took a turn for the worst. The tooling began to wear out and look smooth, the suede seat smoothed out as well. It no longer had any grip to it. The fenders and skirts began to curl as well.
Quality: I'd say that the quality was average, okay for a beginner or someone not going to ride every day.
Summary: I know now not to buy "discount" saddlery anymore. It's better to invest in a nice quality saddle than having to replace it every few years.
Usefulness Rating: 4.07692 out of 5.
39 reader(s) voted.
Longhorn Billy Cook Roping Saddle Roping Saddles
Blue ridge #5000 Roping Saddles
Corriente Saddle Co. CSA 311A Association Ranch Roping Saddles
Slim Fallis custom Roping Saddles
J.C. Martin Wade roping saddle Roping Saddles
Rider's Choice Ladie's Wade Roping Saddles
Rider's Choice Custom Lady Wade (G.W. Crate/Master Series) Roping Saddles
Porter roping Roping Saddles
JC Martin Saddles Wade saddle Roping Saddles
JC martin saddles roping Roping Saddles
jcm saddles Ranch wade Roping Saddles
JC Martin Saddlery Wade Roping saddle Roping Saddles
J Stead Ranch Association Saddle Roping Saddles
Victory Saddles VS-WR-8753 Roping Saddles
Riders Choice Saddlery 17" Roping saddle Roping Saddles
Supposedly "Porter Saddle Co." Wade tree Ranch Saddle Roping Saddles
JC MARTIN SADDLE CO RANCH WADE ASSOCIATION Roping Saddles
JC Martin Roping Wade A Fork Saddle Basket Weave J Roping Saddles
Billy Cook 2181 Classic Rancher Roping Saddles
JC Martin 15 1/2" Light Oil Western A-FORK Buckaroo WADE Saddle Roping Saddles