Manufacturer: M. Toulouse (View all products by Marcel Toulouse)
Model: Legano (View all Legano reviews)
Category: Jumping Saddles
Purchase: I paid around 1000 for this saddle from 123tack.com (by the way, that site is great for all toulouse items). I had heard that it was modeled after the pessoa legacy, so i went to my local tack store and compared the two side-by-side. With the exception of the color, they were identical! I found that the saddle was cheaper on 123tack, so i bought it with a matching girth and bridle there. I was switching to jumpers after many years in the hunter ring, after selling my old hunter and buying a jumper horse, and my old saddle restricted me over bigger jumper fences.
Likes: This saddle is the closest thing to perfect I can find under $1000! The leather is buttery soft, and I always feel supported when jumping, even up to 4'! My best friend has another toulouse model that is made after a hunter saddle, and she loves it just as much as i love mine! I'm instantly put in the right position just sitting in this saddle, and I've never had any saddle that looked so nice! It truly does look like a legacy, for 1000 less! My good riding friend was looking for a new saddle (she was shockingly disappointed at the quality of her circuit pro) and tried this saddle out in her lesson. She was sold at first ride!
Dislikes: To be very picky, and i mean VERY PICKY, i don't like that the tree is only warranted for 10 years. I still intend to use this saddle for longer than that, so I'm afraid as it gets older the tree wont last as long!
Quality: This saddle is made wonderfully, and looks 1000's more than i paid.
Summary: Toulouse saddles are great for people who want quality saddles, but just cant afford them.
Usefulness Rating: 3.33333 out of 5.
12 reader(s) voted.
Albion K2 jump saddle Jumping Saddles
Zaldi Top Jump Jumping Saddles
CWD Sellier Se01 CWD saddle Jumping Saddles
CWD CWD 2G hunter jumper saddle Jumping Saddles
Stubben Juventus S Jumping Saddles
Stubben S Get Connected Jumping Saddles
Cottage Craft Padded Jumping Saddle Jumping Saddles
Marcel Toulouse Stadia X/P Jumping Saddles
Albion K2 Jump Jumping Saddles
Heritage Bespoke Saddlery Kontact Jumping/Event Jumping Saddles
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