Horse Tack Review


Pessoa
Rodrigo
Close Contact Saddles

For Sale on eBay


Manufacturer: Pessoa
Model: Rodrigo
Category: Close Contact Saddles

Purchase: I wanted to get a nice saddle that would last a while, so my parents and I decided we wanted a pessoa. I got it lightly used - broken in - off of eBay for $600, a great deal for the quality.

Likes: Everything! The color of the leather is beautiful, I love the two-tone and it looks great on all horses. The seat is just padded enough to be comfortable but not too squishy. The knee rolls are very helpful. The stirrup bars are easy to use and in a great place to help leg position. This saddle is great on the flat and over jumps; it suits me perfectly.

Dislikes: It is easy to stain this with leather-cleaner, so you have to be careful. The stitching has come out a bit at the bottom of the flap, but that doesn't matter in my opinion. The girth buckles make marks on the back of the flap.

Quality: Most of it, except for the minor flaws mentioned above, is excellent. The leather is soft and buttery and easy to clean. It's grippy but not rough, thus making it great to ride in. I don't think this saddle is going to fall apart too soon.

Summary: Amazing! I completely recommend this saddle for anyone who does hunter/jumper. Don't just keep it in the tack room for shows! It's excellent for lessons and easy to clean if you want to show in it. I suggest that you look for these on eBay, because you find some barely-used ones for half the price of the retail.

Rating: 5

Author: Anonymous

Date: 0000-00-00

Usefulness Rating: 0 out of 5.
1 reader(s) voted.

Please give us your opinion..





Other Reviews You May Find Interesting 


Bates Caprilli Close Contact Close Contact Saddles
Beval Artisan Close Contact Saddles
Dover Circuit Premier Apex Saddle Close Contact Saddles
Dover Circuit Premier Special EQ Close Contact Saddles
Forestier Ilium Mono Flap Saddle Close Contact Saddles
M. Toulouse Annice Platinum Buffalo Leather Close Contact Saddles
Beval Artisan Close Contact Saddles
Santa Cruz Centuro Saddle Santa Cruz Centuro medium tree Close Contact Saddles
Toulouse Annice Printed Leather Close Contact Saddles
Duett Presto Close Contact Saddles
Camelot Close Contact Saddle Close Contact Saddles
Bates Hunter Jumper Close Contact Saddles
Kincade close contact saddle Close Contact Saddles
Hermes Stein Kraut Close Contact Saddles
Collegiate Diploma with gullet change system Close Contact Saddles
Camelot Close Contact Saddle Close Contact Saddles
Heritage Bespoke Yin-Yang Inner Balance Jumper/Eventer Monoflap Close Contact Saddles
Bates Caprilli Close Contact, Long Flap Close Contact Saddles
Prestwick made in England close contact Close Contact Saddles
Wintec Wintec 500 Close Contact Saddle-Caramel Close Contact Saddles

2004-2012 Horse Tack Review



 About Us •  Join Our Mailing List •  Privacy Policy