Used Saddles are in abundance everywhere. The question now is how to get your hands on these used saddles? Read on to find out.
Saddles, as everyone knows, are the most expensive equipment of the horse tack. For beginners, this piece of tack may seem daunting and thus, horse lovers may lose their interest in horses without even first getting to know them. However, don't ever be disheartened now. I'll tell you how to get used saddles for a fraction of the original price.
As the saying goes, what you pay is what you get. Therefore, do not expect to get really good quality used saddles for a couple of hundred dollars. However, one which is suitable, comfortable, basically good enough for your use will be more than sufficient. When you have proceeded to the intermediate stage, you might then seriously want to consider a good quality saddle made of top-grade tree and leather.
Used saddles can be most commonly found over the internet. Do not try to look for them around your neighbourhood or in places such as Wal-mart. This is what people will call a sunset industry. Not many shop operators can survive on selling horse tack due to a drop in demand. However, online retailers and re-sellers of horse tack such as used saddles exist all around. The cost is low over the World Wide Web and it is much easier to reach to customers too.
When you have graduated to a better horse rider and have saved up enough
cash, go for other saddles from online stores. There are thousands of
varieties out there, mainly classified into western saddles and english
saddles, each with their own characteristics. The thing is as you become
more serious, this used saddle might not be adequate for you. To prevent
injuries and bruises or to improve the quality of your ride, go for the
high end brands!
-edited by Chan Leng Cher