I finally got a dressage saddle. It’s a Bates Isabell, the same kind I wrote about in a previous post. Here’s a photo:
I have ridden in it twice already and it seems to be a good fit for both Secret and me. It also has other features that I really like. [...]
I have been using my instructor’s dressage saddle but I am interested in purchasing my own. If you have any suggestions, I’d appreciate hearing from you.
One of the other riders at the barn has a Bates Isabell and seems to be very happy with it. Here is what the saddle looks like:
Do you know anyone who’d be interested in purchasing an Orthoflex stitchdown saddle?
Orthoflex saddles are mounted on moveable flex panels instead of regular fixed saddle trees, and are especially popular with riders of gaited horses (Paso Finos, Missouri Foxtrotters, etc.). The Stitchdown model is an English all-purpose saddle.
Excellent pre-owned condition. For sale on eBay; more [...]