Wintec
All-Purpose 500
All Purpose Saddles



Manufacturer: Wintec
Model: All-Purpose 500
Category: All Purpose Saddles

Purchase: I needed a saddle that i could roll in the dirt with for the breaking and training of my horse. My trainer suggested this saddle because it was cheap and i could hose it off in stead of having to saddle soap it after every ride. I got it from a tack store new and got a great deal because it came with a saddle cover, pad and leathers.

Likes: It was just as my trainer had said. It was incredibly easy to take care of. I had it for two years and would forget to bring it in. It would get left out in the rain and yet it had no blemishes on it. It is extremely comfortable for long rides. It never left black marks on my breeches as previous synthetic saddles had done to me. It fit my horse very nicely and never gave her any back pain.

Dislikes: It is a wonderful starting unit especially because i prefer dressage but when i did jump in it i noticed it made me fall forward. Also this saddle has alot of extra bulk under your leg so it makes switching saddles strange. If you are planning on training in the 500 and showing in a different saddle I would ride in your show saddle at least a week before the show. Also i found this saddle did not fir and average all-purpose saddle pad very well. I had to ride with a western pad most of the time.

Quality: This saddle has the best quality I've ever seen in any brand of saddle i kept it indoors most of the time and it doesn't have a scratch on it

Summary: In all i think this is a wonderful all-purpose but not a very good show saddle and i highly recommend it for long rides and training rides for a green horse or green rider

Rating: 4

Author: Sarah B

Date: 2007-04-30

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