Saddles and Bridles

Tack and Accessories

As a horse owner, you know how important choosing the right saddle, bridle, and tack is.

Understanding the challenge of fitting a horse and rider correctly is required knowledge these days.

However, with so many options, choosing the best saddle or bridle can sometimes be a bit daunting.

We built this site to help you make those decisions a little bit easier by reviewing and informing you of our findings.

 

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Saddle Guides

Saddles are one of the most expensive pieces of horse gear you will buy. When you begin the search for the perfect saddle, you want to have as much information as possible. We’ve done all the hard work for you by researching and rating each saddle.

Bridle Guides

It doesn’t matter whether you ride English or Western, bridles are an essential piece of tack. There are many options in terms of design and usability. We review English and Western bridles to give you the content you need to choose wisely.

Horse Tack

We all know that horses are an expensive habit and when it comes to a horse’s tack there is an endless number of choices. We hope to help you by reviewing many of the tack options available, so you can make the best choice for your situation.

English Saddles We Review

Partial list

Bates Saddle logo
Stubben Saddle Logo
Collegiate Saddle logo
Henri de Rivel saddle logo
Pessoa Saddle Logo
Ovation Saddle logo

English riding covers a variety of disciplines, and “English saddle” is just a generic term for that type of riding. English riding disciplines include dressage, show jumping, eventing, endurance, and others. Each one of these has a specific saddle requirement.¬†Finding the right saddle is important for you and your horse.

How do you choose the right English saddle? First, it depends on the sport(s) you take part in. You may require more than one saddle if you participate in different events. You need to know your budget, synthetic or real leather, and proper fitting for the horse (size and build) and yourself (seat size, etc,).

The major difference when looking at English saddles are the shape of the saddle, placement and balance, and the length of the saddle flap.

Our reviews will give you detailed information so you can choose the best English saddle for your sport and budget.

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Over and over again we receive messages thanking us for our complete and thoughtful saddle, bridle, and tack reviews. Our readers appreciate the research and effort that goes into providing them with this information.

- Rick Mann

Western Saddles We Review

Partial list

Bates Saddle logo
Circle Y Western saddle logo
Tucker Western saddle logo
Billy Cook Western saddle (Sulphur, OK) logo
Wintec Saddle logo
Big Horn saddle logo

The name “Western saddle” is a generic term which covers all western riding sports. As with any other specific type of saddle, Western saddles are categorized by their use. You can buy ranch saddles, roping saddles, cutting saddles, trail saddles, show saddles and a few others.

They are differentiated by the materials used for their construction, the type of tree used, and other construction techniques. 

Western saddles have options that English saddles do not (generally) such as tooling and stamping, rigging position, cantle height, horn styles and more.

Our reviews will give you detailed information so you can choose the best Western saddle for your sport and budget.