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  • It's a STEAL of a DEAL!

    I find myself going to the Dressage BB when I want to find a good price for something. So I thought I would start the same thread over here. Anything that is a great deal -- from one day blowout sales, to an incredible find on CL, to a really low ebay price on an item, etc. Post them here.

    This is NOT a thread for people selling their own stuff to advertise on!!
    "He lives in a cocoon of solipsism"

    Charles Krauthammer speaking about Trump


  • #2
    I did think this thread was a good idea though I had no deals in mind when it was started. Now I do, though: Smith-Worthington paddock boots at $29.95:

    http://www.smithworthington.com/inde...product&id=516
    I heard a neigh. Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh as that was! My very heart leaped with delight at the sound. --Nathaniel Hawthorne

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    • #3
      This site has amazing prices on Engel sheepskin saddle pads. I paid $89 at my local tack shop - here the same half pad is $59! They are VERY nice pads.
      http://www.natureswish.com/cgi-bin/c..._TypeTack.html

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      • #4
        I'm looking for a pair of size 7 field boots, zipper or no zipper as cheap as possible. Can anyone point me int he right direction?
        http://weanieeventer.blogspot.com/

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        • #5
          I know that Sabre bridles are good, are their boots?

          http://shop.sabreleather.co.uk/sabre...tions-22-p.asp

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          • #6
            Originally posted by enjoytheride View Post
            I'm looking for a pair of size 7 field boots, zipper or no zipper as cheap as possible. Can anyone point me int he right direction?
            Check this out:

            http://www.smithworthington.com/inde...product&id=517
            I heard a neigh. Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh as that was! My very heart leaped with delight at the sound. --Nathaniel Hawthorne

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            • #7
              Originally posted by enjoytheride View Post
              I'm looking for a pair of size 7 field boots, zipper or no zipper as cheap as possible. Can anyone point me int he right direction?
              I have a friend who has turned me on to http://www.classicsaddlery.com

              She says the woman there (Linda, I think) has been around for ages and is incredibly helpful, always good shipping on time, and has some of the best prices for what she's looking for.

              Here are ovation field boots (second down) on sale for 119.00

              http://www.classicsaddlery.com/boots...idingfield.htm

              I highly recommend buying from them.
              My warmbloods have actually drunk mulled wine in the past. Not today though. A drunk warmblood is a surly warmblood. - WildandWickedWarmbloods

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              • #8
                question re: the Smith/Worthington Paddocks

                Originally posted by Dewey View Post
                I did think this thread was a good idea though I had no deals in mind when it was started. Now I do, though: Smith-Worthington paddock boots at $29.95:

                http://www.smithworthington.com/inde...product&id=516
                Dewey - Thx for posting this link. Question: Do you or does anyone know if these will last at least a little while?? Don't want to get them only to throw in 6 mths. Just threw my Ariats (Quantums) after 8 mths - seams splitting, the entire inside lining around my ankles ripped apart, and the leather around the toe seam was badly splitting.

                Can't afford better boots right now...

                Thx guys in advance for your help

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by belgianWBLuver View Post
                  Dewey - Thx for posting this link. Question: Do you or does anyone know if these will last at least a little while?? Don't want to get them only to throw in 6 mths. Just threw my Ariats (Quantums) after 8 mths - seams splitting, the entire inside lining around my ankles ripped apart, and the leather around the toe seam was badly splitting.

                  Can't afford better boots right now...

                  Thx guys in advance for your help
                  I have to admit I know nothing about this particular boot, though Smith-Worthington is a fine company and has been in business for years. I used to visit there all the time when I was growing up; they did all my tack repairs. I don't think the boot in the link is one that they make in their Hartford factory. You could try emailing them for more info.

                  The boots are such a bargain, though, that even if they don't last that long, you can hardly go wrong.
                  I heard a neigh. Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh as that was! My very heart leaped with delight at the sound. --Nathaniel Hawthorne

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                  • #10
                    Someone with a big pony or small horse should go pick up this steal of a martingale: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Gazelle-Adt-...#ht_500wt_1115

                    If I needed a bridle I would snatch this up in a heartbeat too: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Arc-De-Triom...#ht_500wt_1346

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                    • #11
                      People are always asking about cheap polo shirts. I ordered a couple of these from Old Navy the other week:
                      http://oldnavy.gap.com/browse/produc...d=1&pid=685146

                      Decent looking pique fabric (not the plain stretchy cotton) and long enough to tuck in to breeches. May only last one season, but at that price, I'm OK with that!
                      A Year In the Saddle

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                      • #12
                        Soft Touch Girth Only $20!

                        Just wanted to share this awesome girth that VTO saddlery has on closeout for only $20! And the shipping is only $5.

                        Soft Touch Girth Only $20!

                        If you were to happen to live in KY or be attending Rolex you could pick one up at their store in the vendor tent. I just grabbed one and am very excited about it. I have never used these girths but have read good things and I don't think you can beat the price.
                        www.equestrianathart.com

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                        • #13
                          I have three of those girths. I love them, excellent value for the money.
                          http://weanieeventer.blogspot.com/

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by hequestrian View Post
                            Just wanted to share this awesome girth that VTO saddlery has on closeout for only $20! And the shipping is only $5.

                            Soft Touch Girth Only $20!

                            If you were to happen to live in KY or be attending Rolex you could pick one up at their store in the vendor tent. I just grabbed one and am very excited about it. I have never used these girths but have read good things and I don't think you can beat the price.
                            I heard a neigh. Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh as that was! My very heart leaped with delight at the sound. --Nathaniel Hawthorne

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                              #15
                              Tack of the Day has nice looking hunt coats for $53.00

                              And an ATSM helmet for $40 something.

                              Worth a look -- the hunt coat comes in a pretty blue and charcoal.
                              "He lives in a cocoon of solipsism"

                              Charles Krauthammer speaking about Trump

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                              • #16
                                Oh, wow--anyone know how those Equi-Fit sizes run?
                                I heard a neigh. Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh as that was! My very heart leaped with delight at the sound. --Nathaniel Hawthorne

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                                • #17
                                  I just got an email from EquusNow for Ariat Pro Circuit low rise breeches- on sale for $140!

                                  http://www.equusnow.com/prodview.asp?idProduct=163

                                  And I am pretty sure they offer free shipping for orders over $100.

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                                  • #18
                                    UPdate on the Smith and Worthington Paddocks

                                    Originally posted by belgianWBLuver View Post
                                    Dewey - Thx for posting this link. Question: Do you or does anyone know if these will last at least a little while?? Don't want to get them only to throw in 6 mths. Just threw my Ariats (Quantums) after 8 mths - seams splitting, the entire inside lining around my ankles ripped apart, and the leather around the toe seam was badly splitting.

                                    Can't afford better boots right now...

                                    Thx guys in advance for your help
                                    Update:
                                    Recvd them 2 days ago. $39.90 with shipping (very fast shipping!) for the smooth finish. Made in india.
                                    Pros: Comfortable riding and walking - especially the padded tongue - no cutting into my ankle front like the Ariat Quantums. No flimsy lining (that will rip apart) so they breathe for summer riding.
                                    Steel shank, supple leather, slip resistant sole, nice looking, the sizes are true unlike the ariats which depending on which subcontractor is making them can be too narrow to too small.

                                    Cons - the sole is glued on.

                                    I got a 1/2 size larger and put Dr scholls gellins for extra comfort.
                                    I beat up my paddocks so I'll report back as soon as the soles start falling off
                                    But for the $$ I'd say they are worth it for the budget minded.

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                                    • #19
                                      Thanks for the report!
                                      I heard a neigh. Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh as that was! My very heart leaped with delight at the sound. --Nathaniel Hawthorne

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                                      • #20
                                        Essex Classics Wrap Collar Show Shirt 50% off at SmartPak
                                        Regularly $120.95, now $64.48.

                                        http://www.smartpakequine.com/essex-...ale-9985p.aspx
                                        “Thoroughbreds are the best. They’re lighter, quicker, and more intelligent.” -George Morris

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