Cheapo stock/half-breed saddles?

Discussion in 'Horse Riding' started by shadowkat, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. shadowkat

    shadowkat Well-known Member

    At some point when I break the big thug in, I wouldn't mind getting a slightly more secure saddle than my old AP. Recommendations for affordable stock or half-breeds, to fit a TB? Happy with synthetic.
  2. kiraSpark

    kiraSpark Gold Member

    An Ammo (new around $600 mark, synthetic.)

    Horse Lines (leather, new, around $1000-$1500)

    There are plenty of second hand saddles around, most of them are only cheapies to start with so they are even cheaper second hand. You could pick one up for a couple of hundred easy.

    KINGSBONES Active Member

    I have a syd hill synthetic half breed, but to me I don't feel that secure in it, when I feel I need my 'safe' saddle out come my trusty old RM stock saddle. It was the best $500 I ever spent. If your wanting a cheaper saddle that makes you feel safe personally I would go stock over halfbreed. Having said that I have got a good halfbreed that I love but that was over $2000 **)
  4. Anna E

    Anna E Guest

    Have PM'ed you **)
  5. Floggadog

    Floggadog Guest

    I haven't come out of my Northern River Drafter yet but can't say it puts me in the best position. I do use it on my TB mare but cannot use it on my husbands, high withered TB mare.
    The other saddle I like for stickability is the Wintec Stock. My SIL has the swinging fender in leather & it's a snug fit.
    I did have the Syd Hill but TBH didn't like it all that much.
  6. Jaana

    Jaana Well-known Member

    Can not recommend the Eqwest Half Breed enough! Loved it, miss it.

    Wintec Stock saddles are super comfy as well and have great stickability.

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