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  • Stubben saddle sale now over

    For those who are looking or missed the last big Stubben sale.

    During the last week in September (26th-30th) we will have a special Saddlepalooza sale on our website featuring nearly 400 saddles with special Saddlepalooza prices. These saddles are manufacturer's samples and demo saddles. Some have some wear on them, and some look brand new, and all have been priced accordingly. These prices will be lower than any seen since our Black Monday sale last year (that sold out in less than 2 days), and we have again included just about every type of saddle we make, including dressage saddles. We hope you can take advantage of this opportunity and look forward to hearing from you.

    We again will be posting a special Saddlepalooza webpage link through our email list and on our facebook page.
    Last edited by vineyridge; Oct. 12, 2011, 03:19 PM.
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    Did you mention what website?

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    • #3
      Why couldn't this be in two more weeks when I have a paycheck to blow...uhh, I mean put to good use?
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        #4
        They haven't released the URL for the sale yet. That will probably come tomorrow.
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        • #5
          I'm planning to attempt to sit in some at the tack shops this weekend... so I know what I like and don't like when the sale starts lol.
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          • #6
            Viney- how do you get on the info list for this?

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              I signed up with Stubben on their website for their email list.
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              • #8
                It's also on the Stubben NA Facebook page.

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                • #9
                  Has anyone gotten the URL yet?

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                  • #10
                    From what I understand the list/webpage will become available sometime between 9am-10am eastern tomorrow.
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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by CarolinaGirl View Post
                      From what I understand the list/webpage will become available sometime between 9am-10am eastern tomorrow.
                      Thanks! Which one are you looking at? I looked at the Genesis dressage today- but no idea what they'll have. I feel weird guessing about a tree size though- since they aren't adjustable.

                      I tried a broken-in 30cm on my horse, and it looked good (about 3 fingers wither clearance, right shape in the tree and panels), but I wonder if it will still have enough clearance girthed up. I couldn't find a 29 to try.

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                      • #12
                        Will someone post the url when it's posted? please

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                        • #13
                          ugh - I can't find the link anywhere either - anyone??

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                          • #14
                            I just called Stubben and they said to call back after 12noon.

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                            • #15
                              The link

                              For those of you who don't have Facebook... here is the link!

                              http://www.stubbennorthamerica.com/s...aloozaMAIN.php

                              They didn't have what I needed... which is both a good and bad thing, but I wish the rest of you luck! Happy shopping
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                              • #16
                                Didn't have what I wanted either.

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                                • #17
                                  I paid $575 for my Edelweiss NT Deluxe last year. This year they're selling them for $1000-$1400...yikes. I'm glad I got mine when I did!
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                                  • #18
                                    I've never bought a stubben before. But I'm browsing right now and thinking about getting one. I need a new jumping saddle. Any suggestions on model?

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                                    • #19
                                      and has anyone ridden in the biomex? Is it worth $200 more?

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                                        These are my thoughts on Stubbens, but I've only had three. The design is not so much in the name as in the Designation Letters after the saddle name. For my body, both the old fashioned All Purpose Jumping style Siegfried VSS and the Romanus CS put me in a chair seat. I think Stubben designed for a slightly defensive riding position, particularly in the hunt field. I would suppose that all CSs would have the same tree and stirrup bar placement, and that all would put ME in the same defensive/chair seat position.

                                        The Roxane S, on the other hand, was perfect for me. It put me in a very secure and correct forward balance. There are two things that I learned from buying the Roxane S: 1) because it is a deep seat, the saddle fitter told me I needed at least a half inch larger size than in a flatter saddle; 2) as originally stuffed, it did not fit my classic lanky TB and rubbed his withers raw. Stubben restuffed it for me free and we had no problems whatsoever afterwards. I cannot recommend the Roxane S more highly. BUT when you call to talk to the Stubben reps, ask about what will happen if it needs restuffing to fit a particular horse. I know they have access to a saddler at their headquarters.

                                        About Biomex--Stubben is rather famous for hard seats. I've never noticed because I have so much personal padding. Biomex was their response to changes to softer saddle seats by other manufacturers.

                                        Parenthetically, the S apparently stands for Springen/jumping. And D for Dressage. Perhaps the CS stands for Chair Springen?
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