Desoto Custom Endurance Saddle
Custom made in the USA
Serial # 90948
Dark Chestnut with Black Seat
Solid Brass Hardware
15 1/2 inch seat
6 1/8 inch gullet
Thoroughbred Pitch Bars
This is a steep pitched saddle for a high withered horse.
Saddle Features: Weight of saddle, without girth, is about 16 pounds. Hardware (rings, loops and other hardware) are solid brass Thick double-foam cushion in seat Tail crupper ring 5" high cantle for maximum back support Oil-tanned leather seat Rings on front and rear to secure all trail items. Skirt is lined with heavyweight, breathable material designed for durability and to prevent saddle slippage. Skirt is laminated with ultra foam for shock absorption. One and three-fourths inch heavy nylon stirrup strap and leather reinforced holes. Solid brass single prong roller buckle on stirrup leather allows easy adjustment and no bulk against the skin. Stirrup leathers are completely free-swinging and give the freeness of riding an English saddle. Breast collar D-rings Fork is thin enough to wrap your hand around, high enough to allow room for all horses' withers, but low enough so that it won't interfere with your movements while climbing uphill or leaning forward to avoid low branches. The edge of the side jockey under your leg is tapered down to prevent rubbing.
***There are a few scratches on the leather of the left Jockey. see picture. This has no effect on the aesthetics due to the leg covering them when sitting in saddle. Saddle is in excellent condition and has many miles to go!
Price includes matching custom made Astro Saddle pad in a southwestern print!