Close Contact Saddles

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Manufacturer: Collegiate
Model: Graduate
Category: Close Contact Saddles

Purchase: When my daughter told me she wanted to get into English and Jumping I thought about it for a long time. She had always been a 'western cowgirl' doing barrels and a little bit of team penning. I was the English mom, and I thought she was just trying to be like me. I wanted her to be herself. She bugged me everyday, and so I finally gave in. She really wanted to do this. So we set off to find the perfect starters english saddle and jumping saddle. It was wonderful that we found a two-in-one saddle, perfect for beginners. We bought it slightly used (looked new and very little wear) for $200.

Likes: When my daughter mounted a lesson pony with the saddle, (which fit almost all the horses in the barn) she said it felt like a dream. She never had any first-time-English sores. Over her first jump she felt confident because she knew the saddle was of good quality, and I did too. She only uses Collegiate English saddles now.

Dislikes: Nothing. Contrary to a few reviews, the leather isn't dry at all. There are no problems in the saddle, and the imperfections are very easy to buff off.

Quality: Leather is fantastic, and the seat is amazing. It isn't stiff and it is very light. 10/10 for you, Collegiate!

Summary: Either you can buy an okay saddle, or buy the best - a Collegiate Graduate Close Contact Saddle.

Rating: 5

Author: Robyn

Date: 2007-09-27

Usefulness Rating: 2.5 out of 5.
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