For Sale on eBay
Model: Special Edition
Category: Jumping Saddles
Purchase: I bought this saddle new on ebay because I had heard such WONDERFUL things about this saddle! I paid $1,075 for this saddle which was a great deal.
Likes: I LOVE the leather on this saddle...great quality French leather seat and knee rolls. I also liked the more forward flap than the original BdH. The color was beautiful as well. When I rode in this saddle, I felt very secure, as if my leg wasn't moving anywhere!
Dislikes: I HATE how hard it is to find information on this saddle. I searched and searched and searched and hardly found anything. One thing I wish I had found was the information on the tree size. This was a medium tree, however, INCREDIBLY narrow! I ended up having to sell this saddle because it didn't fit one of my 4 horses. So anybody that reads this....GET MEASUREMENTS BEFORE YOU BUY!!!! I am not sure if the original fits like the special edition or not. The billets on this saddle were also pretty stiff.
Quality: Construction and quality of this saddle are great. DEFINITELY worth the money. Super sturdy, durable yet soft leather, and beautiful!
Summary: The comfort of your horse should be priority when purchasing a saddle and this saddle definitely runs narrow. If your horse normally uses a medium tree, go for the wide. This saddle is secure, comfy, and attractive. The only thing I could say opposing other reviews on this saddle is that it does NOT feel broken in when new, but pretty hard. However, the leather's nice and I know it would break in fairly quickly to become a supple leather.
Author: Coby Nester
Usefulness Rating: 0 out of 5.
1 reader(s) voted.
Other Reviews You May Find Interesting
County Innovation Jumping Saddles
L'Apogee LXI Jumping Saddles
M. Toulouse Marielle Monoflap Jump Saddle Jumping Saddles
Devoucoux Socoa / calfskin Jumping Saddles
Antares Medium deep seat full calfskin Jumping Saddles
Tekna S line jumping saddle Jumping Saddles
Hastilow Hunter/Jumper Pony Saddle Jumping Saddles
Prestige Meridith Jumping Saddles
Heritage Bespoke Saddlery Kontact Monolite Jump/Event Saddle Jumping Saddles
Ideal Impala Monoflap Jumping Saddles
Devoucoux Chiberta monoflap Jumping Saddles
Devoucoux Ioldy Jumping Saddles
Bates Next Generation Elevation DS Plus CAIR Jumping Saddles
Ideal Impala 1450 Jumping Saddles
Ansur Konklusion Jumping Saddles
Kentaur Naxos Jumping Saddles
Amerigo Vega, Showjumping Jumping Saddles
Black Country Wexford Jumping Saddles
Southern Stars Saddlery Monoflap Jumping Saddle Jumping Saddles
Philippe Fontaine Danielle Jumping Saddles