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  • #61
    Saddle - Passier Precision & Prestige Jumper R
    Bridle - Dover Wellington - Bevals Heritage - Hadfield
    Girth - Custom - Pessoa - Crosby XL
    Martingale - Antares (this one I had custom made for me)
    Horse boots - Bevals Burgundy Leather - Euro Pro
    Field boots - Vogels - Bevals Customs - Ariat
    Helmet - GPA Titium in Black w/Black - GPA Titium in Charcoal w/Silver
    GPA Titium in Black Velvet - CO Wellington


    • #62
      Saddle - Stubben Camelot, Crosby soverign pdn and a tony slater antique
      Bridle - arc de triomphe,edgewood, courbette, bobbys
      Girth - edgewood fleece lined - stubben - random fleece lined
      Martingale - standing courbett, running is a bobbys
      Horse boots - Heidi's front and back and pessoa open fronts
      Field boots - dehners and ariats
      Helmet - irh and my old unaproved with the lambskin harness that i just cant
      make myself get rid of


      • #63
        Saddle - Antares
        Bridle - Antares, and some other fancy stitch starts-with-an-A brand bridle for schooling.
        Girth - Sci-Girth, Crosby leather for schooling (horse surprisingly seems to go best in this one), Antares leather for show
        Martingale - None
        Horse boots - black Heidi's for schooling, white Woof neoprene for turnout/hacking/wet schooling, T-Boot EXPs fronts & hinds for show.
        Field boots - Ariat Crowne Pro
        Helmet - GPA Pikeur Textium
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        • #64
          Saddle - Tad Coffin A52
          Bridle - Vespucci
          Girth - Tad Coffin (love love love this girth!!)
          Martingale - Masters raised martingale
          Horse boots -T-Boots
          Field boots - Ariat with the zipper
          Helmet - Tipperary sportage plus for schooling, GPA for show.
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          • #65
            saddle-Pessoa A/O
            bridle-Hunter is brighton and i think his jumper and equitation ones are mondega :S
            girth- professonal choice or some sheepskin lined one i bought in south america
            martingale- mondega (both running and standing)
            horse boots-t-boots, eskadrons
            field boots-Ariat ones with the sipper, i want to say heritage but im not sure if thats what they are called
            helmet- GPA and CO GR8


            • #66
              Saddle: ancient, plain-jane Devoucoux
              Bridle: Vespucci and several Bobby's English Tack
              Girth: County Logic and Soft-Touch
              Martingale: Nunn-Finer
              Horse Boots: T-Boots, Woofs, Pelham-Ascot
              Field Boots: Black Der-Dau and Brown Dehner's (and Mountain Horse Dress boots)
              Helmet: CO Skull Cap, CO Young Rider's Hat, and GPA
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              • #67
                Saddle: Selle Francaise (but in the market for a new saddle as my pony's back has changed drastically since our move to a different barn)

                bridle: nun finer figure 8

                breast plate: tory leather elastic breast plate

                horse boots: toklat galloping boots, woof boots, and dover eq boots

                field boots: ariat heritage 2 zip boots

                helmet: after the crash yesterday my ancient troxel grand prix has gotta go
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                • #68
                  Saddle - County Pro-fit
                  Bridle - Cwd figure 8, Mallory's drop noseband on a Dyon bridle, and a Vespucci for schooling
                  Girth - CWD anatomic stud girth, frank bains sheepskin girth
                  Martingale - pessoa standing, and a custom breastplate
                  Horse boots -veredus nero, sheepskin eskies, neo eskies, frank baines sheepskin boots
                  Field boots - Ariat monaco's
                  Helmet - CO hampton


                  • #69
                    Saddle- Butet
                    Girth- Crosby and Some other one
                    Bridle- HDR
                    Helmet- GPA Pro
                    Field Boot's- Ariat something's
                    Martingale- ????

                    A lovely mixture of brands....


                    • #70
                      saddle- Zaldi (points if you've heard of it - just kidding. I see a few others listed. Nice saddles. )
                      bridle- KL Select, Edgewood, Jaguar
                      girth- Ovation & Toklat fleece girths
                      martingale - Edgewood, Crosby, and a beautiful flat "made-in-england-cob" brandless. If I knew the brand on this circa 1975 martingale I'd have another!
                      horse boots- Dover, Woof, polos
                      field boots- Ariat Crowne Pro
                      helmet- IRH


                      Saddle pads - Wilkers, Dover, and too many pink/purple/yellow things for my pony!
                      Bits - KK, Korsteel, Happy Mouth


                      • #71
                        saddle- Collegiate eventing
                        Bridle - Vespucci figure eight
                        girth - fleece - dont know brand
                        martingale - matching Vespucci breastplate with running martingale
                        Horse boots - Wolf boots
                        Field boots - Mountain horse high caliber, Beval field boots
                        helmet - IRH, Harry Hall


                        • #72
                          Saddle (s)- Harry Dabbs, Crosby, Collegiate, M. Toulesse and a leadline saddle (wintec).
                          Bridles- found some really nice cheapos, cant remember the brand, but good enough to show in.
                          Martingales, etc...-various brands
                          Boots- Ariats, Vogals
                          Helmet- Charles Owens
                          Girths-Dover with the removable fleece, various other leather/wintec


                          • #73

                            saddle- use a lovatt & ricketts, but I'm buying an antares spooner saddle soon!
                            bridle- pagony dressage bridle... buying a jumping bridle soon! suggestions?
                            girth- stubben
                            martingale (if have)
                            horse boots- eskadron
                            field boots- ariat heritage
                            helmet- troxel, will be getting a gpa soon as the charles owen don't fit me!



                            • #74
                              Originally posted by KateD View Post
                              saddle- use a lovatt & ricketts, but I'm buying an antares spooner saddle soon!
                              bridle- pagony dressage bridle... buying a jumping bridle soon! suggestions?
                              Why not get an Antares bridle to match your saddle? I love mine, gorgeous leather and excellent workmanship. Hadfields, CWD and Edgewoods are also some of my favorites.

                              Lots of suggestions on the Bridle Guide at www.theoutsidecourse.com.


                              • #75
                                I have considered it! Seeing them at the SM Masters last year, I fell in love! When I saw them in Greenhawk though they looked and felt just like any other bridle on the wall, not what I expected! The $500 price tag is what scares me most though! Thanks for the link, I'll definetly check it out!


                                • #76
                                  saddle - Beval Natural

                                  bridle - Edgewood and some cheapish one I bought many years ago when I owned my first horse.

                                  martingale - the same cheapish brand as the bridle above. I rarely use it.

                                  girth - a cheap padded fleece one

                                  horse boots - don't use them, but I do have a pair of cheap splint boots I'll throw on him sometimes. I owned a pair of Heidi boots, but those died a sad death out in the pasture when my horse decided he'd rather be naked.

                                  field boots - um...um...ok, if I can't remember what brand I own that's a clue as to how long it's been since I've worn them! I know they were middle-of-the-road priced. My paddock boots and half chaps are both Ariat.

                                  helmet - a German one I can't pronounce. I know it says Swing Pro something or other on the tag inside, too, next to the German word I can't pronounce. A family at my old barn was from Germany and was able to order a bunch of these helmets for people. It's similar to a GPA, only instead of a stripe it has a small triangular shaped vent thing. I like it.


                                  • #77
                                    saddle- Hadfield (bought it used, not sure of the model)
                                    bridle- Dover Circuit
                                    girth- Dover brand with the green elastic
                                    martingale- Dover Circuit
                                    field boots- Ariat
                                    helmet- IRH..soon getting a CO GR8


                                    • #78
                                      saddle- regularly use a Lovatt and Ricketts, have a Harry Dabbs sadly sitting around not being used as well as a Derwent and a no-name.
                                      bridle-2 pretty cheap-o Fouganza (Decathlon store brand) for schooling and an old, absolutely lovely bridle for showing. i have no idea what brand it is; coach seems to remember it was a stubben.
                                      girth- i haven't used my tack in over a month, and i can't remember what one i have with my gear right now! i hate not riding.
                                      horse boots- Eskadrons for the fronts, cheapy ankle boots for the backs
                                      field boots- sadly don't exist anymore.
                                      helmet- CO GR8


                                      • #79
                                        Originally posted by KateD View Post
                                        I have considered it! Seeing them at the SM Masters last year, I fell in love! When I saw them in Greenhawk though they looked and felt just like any other bridle on the wall, not what I expected! The $500 price tag is what scares me most though! Thanks for the link, I'll definetly check it out!
                                        If you are referring to the Antares bridle, it does not look or feel like "any other bridle" IMO. In fact the leather feels amazing before it is even oiled or broken in and as far as looking like others, it has a padded crown with extra fancy stitching on the crown as well as the little silver Antares button on the browband. Yes it has all the standard pieces though, cavesson, browband, reins, cheek pieces, how different can it be?

                                        For $500 it is far superior in quality to the Beval Heritage, which is as expensive or more and a Hadfields will cost you about $700 minimum including reins. At least Antares reins are included in the price, a Hadfields will be over $400 plus reins start at about $275 and up. I think the Antares price is very reasonable for the quality.


                                        • #80
                                          saddle: BdH

                                          Bridle: 3 or 4 Smith Worthington bridles, one cheapy figure 8 that is great for schooling

                                          Girth: Pro choice knockoff from Dover

                                          Martingale: Smith worthington running

                                          Boots: Lami cell open fronts/ankles; Dover sport boots for trail and dressage

                                          helmet: Troxel grand prix