Manufacturer: Wintec (View all products by Wintec)
Model: Isabel Dressage with CAIR (View all Isabell Dressage Saddle With CAIR reviews)
Category: Dressage Saddles
Purchase: My Dressage instructor told me that the Isabel saddle may be an option for my wide-backed horse, because of the "easy change gullet system".
Likes: The Isabel is a very nice looking saddle with a lot of great unique features.
Dislikes: My horse is a Shire/Arabian cross...way too wide for even the widest gullet. The "easy-change" gullet system is not so very easy to use. The saddle itself is really not made for the wider horse. Although you can get the pommel end of the saddle to move a bit wider, it still leaves the cantle end fairly narrow. The saddle is also a bit too restricting. I sent my Isabel saddle back for the 90% refund.
Quality: The construction of the saddle is nice. Wintec did a beautiful job in the presentation. I just personally felt too locked into position. There seemed to be no way to adjust your position, once you get into the saddle.
Summary: This is a nice saddle if you have an average-size horse and want a lot of help in your position. The price is pretty good. If you have a wide-bodied horse, I suggest the Duett saddles. These are real leather saddles at a price that is about the same as the Wintec Isabel.
Author: D in SoCal
Usefulness Rating: 2.4 out of 5.
5 reader(s) voted.
County Saddlery County Perfection Dressage Saddles
Equipe Platinum Bocelli Dressage Saddles
Custom Saddlery Icon Flight Dressage Saddles
Collegiate 6521 / Monarch Dressage Saddles
Dixieland Saddlery Dixieland Butterfly Trail Saddle Dressage Saddles
Tudor Estate Dressage Saddle Dressage Saddles
Passier Dressage Saddle Corona Dressage Saddles
rocky creek hill flirt Dressage Saddles
County Saddlery Perfection saddle - New Zealand agent Dressage Saddles
Prestige 2000D Dressage Saddles
Passier Corona Dressage Saddles
Exselle Exselle Square Raised Bridle and Reins Dressage Saddles
Passier Sirius Dressage Saddles
Black Country Vinici Dressage Saddles
Otto schumacher Profi exklusif Dressage Saddles
Schleese Wave Dressage Saddles
Prestige United Elastic Dressage Saddles
Wintec Isabell CAIR Dressage Saddles
Wintec Dressage Pro Dressage Saddles
Bates Innova Standard Contour Block Dressage Saddles