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L'Apogee Saddles?

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  • L'Apogee Saddles?

    Anyone know anything, or had any experience with these saddles? TIA
  • Original Poster

    No one? I ask because I've been looking for a new saddle, and someone at my barn is selling hers. The only thing I remember about them is that another riders squeaked...


    • #3
      I have one and love it. If you like it buy it.


      • #4
        love them!!! nothing but good things to say!
        great customer service, no break in time, very comfortable!


        • #5
          I've had one for years and I love it. Has held up well and is super comfortable. Seems to fit most horses, as well.


          • #6
            I have one and LOVE it. i have had mine for about 5 years and it's held up great.

            I had a very hard time finding a saddle that fit me and my horse. This saddle felt great and is very comfortable.

            Everyone that rides in it compliements the comfort and stickyness!


            • #7
              Very nice quality leather & workmanship - we'd own it if it had fit the horse ...

              it was also too big for the rider but she liked it enough to lie


              • #8
                I have never ridden in one of their saddles, but the customer service of the company is impeccable.


                • #9
                  Same factory as childeric. Bit less on the price tag I believe.

                  I know Carmen at Baker's Saddlery in Ontario has a few that he'd get rid of a little cheaper- they've been sitting around- this guy literally has hundreds of saddles- used and new.


                  • #10
                    L'Apogée Saddles - Made in France www.LASaddles.com 1.800.800.4261


                    • #11
                      I rode in one and pretty soon thereafter sold my Butet and got one. Love it!


                      • #12
                        Fabulous saddle and great customer service.

                        If the saddle fits you and you like it, snap it up! You won't be sorry.
                        Equine Art capturing the essence of the grace,strength, and beauty of the Sport Horse."


                        • #13
                          I rode in one, once, several years ago. I still remember now, how much I loved it way back then... my position was better, it was so comfortable, and it was beautiful. Big thumbs up for L'Apogee saddles
                          Originally posted by Martha Drum
                          ...But I don't want to sit helmetless on my horse while he lies on the ground kicking a ball around without a bridle while Leatherface does an interpretive dance with his chainsaw around us.


                          • #14
                            I liked mine a lot (for me).

                            The model I had just didn't fit anything in our barn particularly well. It was a medium tree and I think it ran pretty wide - I even contacted the company to double check it wasn't a wide tree. I liked the saddle so much that I tried to make it work for about 6 months with various different pads - couldn't get it to stop rocking no matter the pad combo, just too darn wide. So sold it for a medium tree Amerigo...which fit like a glove.


                            • #15
                              Love it!

                              I wouldn't trade mine for the world..


                              • #16
                                So mcohen, did you get the saddle?

                                If not, what size is it?
                                Equine Art capturing the essence of the grace,strength, and beauty of the Sport Horse."


                                • Original Poster

                                  I just tried it today for the first time and I have to say, I am not sure about the saddle... I dont know if maybe its the fit on me that I dont like or the constant "breathing" the saddle does from every movement... Does anyone elses L'apogee "breath" loudly? And if so, is there any way to fix that??


                                  • #18
                                    Mine did at first, but has stopped after being broken in for a few weeks