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Ugliest Saddles Ever - Red, White, and Blue Saddles By Devoucoux!

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  • Ugliest Saddles Ever - Red, White, and Blue Saddles By Devoucoux!

    I couldn't help but to post this-



    Originally posted by RugBug
    Don't throw away opportunities because they aren't coming in exactly the form you want them to.

  • #2
    eek! It didn't come up for me right away but I clicked to browse the saddles and found them - whyyyyyy??? I have far better things to spend that extra few grand on than making my saddle uber patriotic!


    • #3
      I am not patriotic enough to spend $5200 on a saddle that has the colors and stars of the US flag.....


      • #4
        Are these, like, something someone ordered without realizing how incredibly hideous they would be, and then refused to pay for them, or did devoucoux make them as a publicity stunt or fundraiser or something? Surely no one has been riding around in these saddles without being noticed....

        Third Charm Event Team


        • #5
          I would never... EVER own one. But on a funny note if I was I'd also have a hard time deciding which one to go with... seeing as I have dual citizenship! "Hrrmmm do I want to be British today.. or am I feeling more American?"
          Custom Painted Brushes: spcustombrushes@gmail.com


          • #6
            Well for a change it isn't a gaudy stars & bars!!! Just a gaudy Union Jack - whew!
            "If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there"


            • Original Poster

              I'm afraid there's one of each!
              Originally posted by RugBug
              Don't throw away opportunities because they aren't coming in exactly the form you want them to.


              • #8
                Unfortunately, those are not the ugliest saddles ever...(but they certainly are terrible).



                • #9
                  Even duct tape can't fix stupid


                  • #10
                    I thought the blue and yellow one that Phillip Dutton competed in was hideous...
                    Leap, and the net will appear


                    • #11
                      Ugh, can you imagine trying to wash the blue stains out of your breeches?? And these probably look hideous after the flaps are good and worn out from the calf of your boot. Blurry stars probably turn into giant polka dots.


                      • #12
                        I'm afraid you're forcing me to repost this one (wich seems to be always for sale on ebay).



                        • #13
                          i agree about phillip's saddle- ew.


                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Ember View Post
                            I'm afraid you're forcing me to repost this one (wich seems to be always for sale on ebay).

                            eeek!!! *shudders* make me unsee it!!!


                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Ember View Post
                              I'm afraid you're forcing me to repost this one (wich seems to be always for sale on ebay).

                              It says they only made one..... I can understand why. Although I've moved to the dark side, I started in hunters. The hunter in me just died a little more!
                              The rebel in the grey shirt


                              • #16
                                But look at the bright side, you would never have to worry about your saddle being stolen. You could leave it out at shows, in the back of your truck at hotels.... I think you would always be safe


                                • #17
                                  Wonder if they would consider $1.00 a reasonable offer.... afterall, I could then justify the ugliness by using it to start my youngsters.....

                                  Hey - if the saddle doesn't scare them, then they truly are cut out to be great horses!!!
                                  Originally posted by SmartAlex

                                  Give it up. Many of us CoTHers are trapped at a computer all day with no way out, and we hunt in packs. So far it as all been in good fun. You should be thankful for that.