Manufacturer: Wintec (View all products by Wintec)
Model: Wide All Purpose Saddle (View all Wide All Purpose reviews)
Category: All Purpose Saddles
Purchase: I bought this saddle From Dover Tack Shop. It was 575.00
Likes: It seemed well made. Very easy to care for.
Dislikes: The saddle came no wheres near fitting me. But neither did it fit my horse. After my horse started refusing to be mounted I located a professional saddle fitter. He made sure the saddle had the right gullet installed and then watched the saddle in action. He said it was terribly painful to my horse. It bounced all over and kept me behind my horses movement all the time. It was a relief to hear someone say its the saddles fault and not mine. So beware of the saddle sizing for the rider. I think this saddle is harder to fit to the horse than they say. There is nothing unusual about my horses back. He is a big friesian cross. He is exactly the type of horse this saddle is supposed to be made for. .
Quality: It is well made and easy to care for. The company does seem to care about the quality of their product. I just think they screwed up on this design.
Summary: This saddle rode so badly that I wouldn't recommend it to anybody unless they have a professional on hand so they can watch and see if their horse is showing signs of discomfort. It just doesn't fit as easily as they make it sound.
Usefulness Rating: 2.7 out of 5.
10 reader(s) voted.
AFFORDABLE EQUINE SUPPLIERS SABANNA SADDLE All Purpose Saddles
Ghost Ghost Firenze All Purpose Saddles
Syd hill and sons Australian stock saddle Suprema drafter poly All Purpose Saddles
Ernst Goedicke English Sadle Original All Purpose Saddles
Ghost Treeless Quevis All Purpose Saddles
Stockman bush rider saddle Bush rider All Purpose Saddles
Fairfax Thorowgood All Purpose Saddles
DixieLand Saddle Endurance Skirt All Purpose Saddles
JC Martin Wade Saddle All Purpose Saddles
CTK Saddlery G120 All Purpose Saddles
Duett Saddlery Companion Fox Hunter All Purpose Saddles
Duett Saddlery saddle All Purpose Saddles
American/BigHorn Saddlery American/BigHorn Saddlery All Purpose Saddles
Thorowgood All Purpose Like the T4 model All Purpose Saddles
Sensation Saddle Hybrid All Purpose Saddles
Dixieland Gaited Saddles Dixieland Gaited Saddle All Purpose Saddles
thornhill jeorge canaves all purpose All Purpose Saddles
Jeff Smith working cow/ ranch saddle All Purpose Saddles
Wintec / Bates 2000 All Purpose (Original Monoflap) All Purpose Saddles
Wintec 500 AP All Purpose Saddles