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RE: [RC] [RC] Bandos Saddle - Smith, Dave

Thanks, Karen.  I plan to check out all these saddles.  I have some time before I begin saddling Minuet, my Arab filly “rescue.”  Her back is very similar to my mustangs’ and his Synergist saddle may fit her once she grows a bit more. While I’m pretty happy with the Synergist, I’m interested in a treeless saddle, thinking it may be more comfortable for her than a more traditional treed saddle.  --Dave


From: Karen Sullivan [mailto:greymare56@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2007 8:44 AM
To: Smith, Dave
Cc: ridecamp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [RC] Bandos Saddle


Ranelle, also curious what is in the pommel?  And is it removable? Also the cantle?


Dave and all....the list of proven treeless saddles has grown tremendously in the past several years as manufacturers are really coming up with new designs, testing, etc.  I bet some of you have not heard much about all the new Sensation, Freeform and Barefoot models, Startrek has several models, new Equiflow treeless, Treefree, Foenix, as well as quite a few more....


The yahoo group www.groups.yahoo.com/group/treelesssaddles is devoted to the discussion of treeless saddles, tons of information,links to manufacturers and photos.

Karen Sullivan


On 11/27/07, Smith, Dave <dsmith@xxxxxxxxxxxx > wrote:

Ranelle:  What are the differences between the Bandos Trail and Bandos GP models?  How much do these saddles cost? Who sells them?   I've been thinking about a treeless for my 1.5-yr-old filly once I begin saddling her in about a year.  --Dave


[RC] Bandos Saddle, Smith, Dave
Re: [RC] [RC] Bandos Saddle, Karen Sullivan