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I double dog dare you to buy this saddle

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  • I double dog dare you to buy this saddle

    The armchair saddler
    Politically Pro-Cat

  • #2
    That'll getcha noticed!!!
    I've never seen one like that...I guess it'd be cool for exhibitions!
    Originally posted by Nickelodian
    We jump horses. Over sticks. For fun.
    Never take life too seriously. Nobody makes it out alive anyway.
    Regulus RDL


    • #3
      Eek!! I wonder how long it would stay white?! About five minutes around me.

      I guess it settles the black/brown argument though...
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      • #4
        Ugh. I'm dating myself, but Wayne Newton popped into my head when I saw it.


        • #5
          Its stunning alright. I cannot wear white, it immediately becomes dirty, so a saddle...hah!


          • #6
            guess I 'd lose that dare. Why on earth? I'm sorry not even for the particular colored horse etc. Nope, just doesn't fly in my book. It's right up there with the colored cross-country saddles, blech. If someone needs to spend that much time and effort on the "bling" then they need to go back to working on their training. A top horse is a top horse,but no amount of shoe polish can cover over suede and make it look like finished leather.


            • #7
              Ick. White breeches against white dressage saddle. White leather never lasts..


              • #8
                Oh, but think about the matching white bridle (and breast collar?) !

                How those white bridles compliment a horse's head.


                • #9
                  There was a white lane fox saddle (saddle seat) at the Equestrian Exchange in Concord NC this year! Not sure if it sold. Aren't the Lippizan saddles white as well?
                  RIP Mydan Mydandy+
                  RIP Barichello


                  • #10
                    Nah, it's got short billets. I can't stand short billets.
                    "Sometimes the fear won't go away... so you just have to do it afraid."

                    Trolls be trollin'! -DH


                    • #11
                      Finally!!! Something worse then white breeches.


                      • #12
                        There is only ONE positive thing I can say about this saddle...It would make the size of my thighs less obvious.
                        We don't get less brave; we get a bigger sense of self-preservation........


                        • #13
                          You couldn't ride in it after Labor Day.
                          2012 goal: learn to ride like a Barn Rat

                          A helmet saved my life.


                          • #14
                            Some years ago, I got my hands on a Steubben catalog that showed one of their stores. In the picture with many saddles on racks on the wall was a black & white dressage version of the "Imperator" model. Now, I have an Imperator AP, in the standard black & London tan. I'd never seen it in B&W, let alone in a dressage saddle style. Striking. But equally hard to keep clean. And you'd have to have white leathers,too, or the seat and black bordered white flaps would stain. Weird.


                            • #15
                              I definitely can't imagine riding in it... But I won't lie, if I had a gorgeous modern magazine house I would definitely find a way to work it into the decor. Alas I am not nearly neat enough to have a house like that


                              • #16
                                Yeah, but if maybe if I wore white breeches and boots and put it against a white saddle pad, maybe the judge wouldn't be able to see all my seat and leg mistakes.
                                Lowly Farm Hand with Delusions of Barn Biddieom.
                                Witherun Farm


                                • #17
                                  My though too when I saw an AP made in belgium on a web site in our parts they call it tan and white it is more very pale grey and very light beige comes with matching stirrup leather and briddle to boot. The look is neet not as brash as the all white one but what with the sand of the sand ring and the dust of the arena it would never stay clean... maybe only for trail riding on the perfect day in a grassy meadow with not a speak of mud to be found ... I do not think I can make that affordable.

                                  I would put the link but I can never make that work.

                                  Trop c'est comme pas assez


                                  • #18
                                    I had the idea to farm myself out cleaning people's tack for $$. I saw that saddle and the bridle to go with it just now and I thought - cool - more work for me. Then I thought, oh, wait...
                                    My warmbloods have actually drunk mulled wine in the past. Not today though. A drunk warmblood is a surly warmblood. - WildandWickedWarmbloods


                                    • #19
                                      Could it be an Albino...er, Albion?
                                      2012 goal: learn to ride like a Barn Rat

                                      A helmet saved my life.


                                      • #20
                                        I think it's gorgeous, but jeez it wouldn't stay white for half a second. If I could conquer that I'd show in it in black breeches. How cool would that be.

                                        He is total garbage! Quick! Hide him on my trailer (Petstorejunkie).