Wintec
Wide w/CAIR
All Purpose Saddles



Manufacturer: Wintec
Model: Wide w/CAIR
Category: All Purpose Saddles

Purchase: I bought this saddle off Ebay for $300 plus $25 for shipping. I needed a saddle to fit my wide Haflinger gelding and Wintec was in my price range.

Likes: Very comfortable saddle considering the width. The pommel is wide and flat but isn't even noticeable when riding. I feel secure in the saddle over fences and just riding the trails. The flaps are more straight cut than the 500 model, more like the VSD which I also like since it eliminates some surface area over my horse's shoulders. The CAIR panels are nice and forgiving unlike traditional flocking where there isn't any give or molding effect. My gelding finally has clearance for his spinal processes and hopefully he won't develop more white patches of hair associated with his other too small saddles.

Dislikes: The saddle is wonderful and great for the price. I was lucky enough to find a great deal on Ebay. I don't like synthetic tack but I can't afford the Duett saddle I would really like to own. However, I am pleased with my Wintec.

Quality: Super quality but I wish they would make the flap where the billets are a different material. Hair gets trapped there really easily and doesn't wash off well like the rest of the saddle.

Summary: I thank Wintec for making a wide saddle for our drafts and draft ponies who deserve the comfort. Great rider comfort as well. I hope to someday see a close contact and dressage version of the wide model. It's not the Duett I want but it far surpasses any expectations I had in a synthetic saddle.

Rating: 5

Author: revolver_girl

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 


Jeff Smith working cow/ ranch saddle All Purpose Saddles
Barnsby Omega All Purpose Saddles
Kreiger (Made by Chevalier) GP (with interchangeable gullet) Newer model All Purpose Saddles
Guffey Western saddle with Wade Style Tree All Purpose Saddles
J C Martin Saddle 16" A fork Wade All Purpose Saddles
Henri De Rivel (HDR) Pro Buffalo Event Saddle All Purpose Saddles
Collegiate Dignitary All Purpose Saddles
Barefoot Stella Drytex size 2 All Purpose Saddles
Antill All Purpose English saddle All Purpose Saddles
Courbette Magic All Purpose Saddles
Wintec Pro Endurance Saddle All Purpose Saddles
Arabian Saddle Company Sylvan All Purpose Saddles
Wintec Wide Flocked All Purpose All Purpose Saddles
FreeForm USA Endurance Saddle Short Back All Purpose Saddles
TSI Venturo All Purpose Saddles
Ideal Apex All Purpose All Purpose Saddles
The Australian Stock Saddle Co Bronco Poley w/ Horn All Purpose Saddles
The Australian Stock Saddle Co Bronco Poley w/ Horn All Purpose Saddles
Crosby Sofride All Purpose Saddles
Stubben VSS Siegfried All Purpose Saddles

2004-2012 Horse Tack Review



 Horse Tack Reviews
 Submit Your Own Review!
 Search Review Database
 All Reader Reviews
 Staff Reviews
 Submit a Product for Review

 English Tack Reviews
 Dressage Saddles
 Jumping Saddles
 Close Contact Saddles
 All Purpose Saddles
 English Saddle Fittings/Pads
 English Bridles
 English Bridle Accessories
 English Show Apparel
 English Casual Apparel
 English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
 English Miscellaneous

 Western Tack Reviews
 Barrel Saddles
 Reining Saddles
 Roping Saddles
 Show Saddles
 Trail Saddles
 Western Saddle Fittings/Pads
 Western Bridles
 Western Bridle Accessories
 Western Show Apparel
 Western Casual Apparel
 Western Chaps/Boots/Hats
 Western Miscellaneous

 Horse Gear Reviews
 Horse Boots and Wraps
 Halters/Ropes/Leads
 Horse Health and Well Being
 Horse Apparel
 Horse Treats
 Horse Miscellaneous

 Barn & Stable Reviews
 Fly Control
 Gifts/Books/Videos
 Grooming Equipment
 Stable Accessories
 Tack Room
 Training Equipment
 Barn and Stable Misc

 Articles
 Barn and Stable Articles
 English Articles
 Feature and Misc Articles
 Grooming Articles
 Horse Care & Health Articles
 Horse Related Gift Articles
 News and Events
 Training Articles
 Western Articles

 Other Features
 About Us / Contact Information
 Articles & Subjects By Date
 Article Archives
 Join Our Mailing List
 Privacy Policy