Manufacturer: Wintec (View all products by Wintec)
Model: 2000 A/P (View all All Purpose 2000 reviews)
Category: All Purpose Saddles
Purchase: I bought this saddle is good condition from a local used tack store for 500 dollars. I want to event, and this seemed to be a good fit. It came with CAIR and all the gullet plates.
Likes: It is very comfy. I like jumping in this saddle, and it supports me in my flatwork. The deep seat helped my dressage, and the forward flap made me comfortable over fences. My horse seemed to like it, and I showed at a local event and it looked as nice as some other peoples saddles, even if it wasn't leather. The black looked Classy in the dressage ring. I also didn't have to freak out if it got dirty, unlike all the leather-saddle owners.
Dislikes: Well, the gullet system didn't work totally well, but it was ok, since i only rode one horse in it. The CAIR panels started to flatten out the more i rode in it, but that was expected.
Quality: This is a well made saddle. I decided to try a Wintec, and I'm pleased! I don't know if a 250 or 500 model would be as nice though.
Summary: A great buy for novice or lower leveled riding. I am pleased with my buy, and have no idea why anyone rides in anything else in lower eventing than this saddle. Its the best of both worlds.
Usefulness Rating: 2.27273 out of 5.
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