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It's a STEAL of a DEAL! NEW Thread!!!

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  • It's a STEAL of a DEAL! NEW Thread!!!

    See a dressage "steal of a deal"? Do TELL!
    Last edited by HollysHobbies; Dec. 11, 2010, 10:29 AM.

  • #2
    I'll be following this one!

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    • #3
      Hm-m-m. Moderators may think this thread belongs in Market Place. I will be curious to see what they do. Just sayin'.
      *Every horse is a self-portrait of the rider....Autograph your work with excellence.*
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      • #4
        Posts will be allowed here if they're directed people to a bargin offered by a third person. NO direct advertisements by a poster offering something for sale will be allowed, as per advertising rules, but you are allowed to bring a good deal offered by someone else to others' attention.

        Please abide by these rules.

        Moderator 3

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        • #5
          Thanks, mods! I'd like to know what's available...sometimes there's stuff you don't realize you want, I mean, need!
          www.specialhorses.org
          a 501(c)3 organization helping 501(c)3 equine rescues

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          • #6
            Careful too guys because there is a "wants" thread that is pay here!! I would hate to have a good idea of a thread shut down this quickly.

            I do run into quite a few "deal" saddles though.

            Point in case... I got my 3 year old Schleese Wave for $1500 (including shipping costs)
            http://dressageesquire.blogspot.com
            "The ability to write a check for attire should not be confused with expertise. Proficiency doesn't arrive shrink-wrapped from UPS and placed on your doorstep."

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            • #7
              It would be morally wrong NOT to post a lead to a 99 cent Lauriche saddle.
              The armchair saddler
              Politically Pro-Cat

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              • #8
                Originally posted by mvp View Post
                It would be morally wrong NOT to post a lead to a 99 cent Lauriche saddle.
                Seriously! Man I would have risked having that thread shut down if I had found it and didn't personally know anyone in need.

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                • #9
                  Wintec Isabelle

                  I just listed my brand new Isabell in the classifieds on the forums for less then you can buy new... check it out!

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                  • #10
                    Thanks for making me laugh ladies. I will try not and get us in trouble with the moderator.

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                    • #11
                      I found a couple of Stubben saddles for good prices:

                      http://cgi.ebay.com/Used-Stubben-Sca...#ht_500wt_1182

                      http://cgi.ebay.com/Stubben-Romanus-...#ht_500wt_1182

                      Seat is only a 17":

                      http://usedsaddles.com/product.htm?id=0j2dbol8

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                      • #12
                        Tropical Rider Easter Sale

                        All Tropical Rider items are discounted 20% through Monday 4/5 (including already discounted merchandise). I just scored 2 pairs of ultragrip knee patch breeches from their clearance inventory for $28/ea!! Happy Easter to me! They have a decent selection of full seats, extended patch, and knee patch breeches in both ultragrip and deerskin in their clearance inventory, and at an additional 20% off, you can't beat it!

                        www.tropicalrider.com

                        Happy shopping!
                        "We need a pinned ears icon." -MysticOakRanch

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                        • #13
                          Oh BOY!

                          http://dallas.craigslist.org/ndf/grd/1669228645.html

                          Kieffer dressage saddle, $350, looks to be in good condition. No idea on size or tree, but if you are close, totally worth a trip to check it out!



                          And I would be interested if I didn't already own a Kieffer of my very own.

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                          • #14
                            I just found myself a new Kieffer Natascha bridle with two sets of reins for $100.

                            Promise though... if I find more great deals that I don't want I'll pass them on!
                            http://dressageesquire.blogspot.com
                            "The ability to write a check for attire should not be confused with expertise. Proficiency doesn't arrive shrink-wrapped from UPS and placed on your doorstep."

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                            • #15
                              OK, when I first heard about "Himalayan Salt Blocks" I almost snorted tea through my nose, thinking "oh, boy, what a gimmick." Then a friend got them for her horses and reported they were consuming more salt. We live on the hot, humid Texas Gulf Coast. Last summer was especially bad. My horses did not TOUCH their salt blocks - either white or mineral. I supplemented electrolytes all summer. I finally broke down and bought some "Himalayan salt" from SmartPak - and my horses immediately started using them, have not quit, and drink much more water in their stalls overnight.

                              And then I found virtually the same thing on Ebay - and it works out to about HALF what I paid on SmartPak. It's 24 lbs (6 'spools') so those with just one horse may want to go in with someone, but $51 including shipping! I bought some in Feb and they are bigger than the ones I got from SmartPak. The seller shipped very promptly.

                              Here's a link:

                              http://cgi.ebay.com/Himalayan-Salt-R...item4a9dc624ed
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                              • #16
                                You know that 16.5 black buffalo Verhan that no one wanted on Ebay? Well, I want it.
                                The armchair saddler
                                Politically Pro-Cat

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                                • #17
                                  Dressage Extensions has Petrie Anky boots for 1/2 off - $349 for a $700 pair of boots, that is semi-screaming ;-)

                                  MVP, I wish I fit in a 16.5, that Verhan is going to go for a screaming low price!

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                                  • #18
                                    Mattes Saddle Pads

                                    Tack of the Day (www.tackoftheday.com) has Mattes sheepskin saddle pads for $107, almost half price! Still not cheap, but cheap for a Mattes! There are all sorts of styles and colors available.

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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by MaximumChrome View Post
                                      Dressage Extensions has Petrie Anky boots for 1/2 off - $349 for a $700 pair of boots, that is semi-screaming ;-)

                                      MVP, I wish I fit in a 16.5, that Verhan is going to go for a screaming low price!
                                      You sure? A little insider trading? I don't think it was relisted and my computer chose just the wrong moment to get hung up while the auction was going on.

                                      I haven't ridden in one of these and it is small so I'm afraid to take a huge financial risk. I guess things always work out as they are intended to.
                                      The armchair saddler
                                      Politically Pro-Cat

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                                      • #20
                                        If I had a large headed horse I'd buy either of these in a heartbeat.

                                        http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...T#ht_525wt_909

                                        http://cgi.ebay.com/Custom-New-Caval...6#ht_500wt_924

                                        You can't beat a New Cavalry or a bridle made along Edgewood lines for beauty. And you'll never find a black one of this styling of good quality.

                                        Check 'em out.
                                        The armchair saddler
                                        Politically Pro-Cat

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