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  • #81
    Saddle - I don't know, it's old though. No knee rolls, flat seat, its my favorite and I learned how to ride in it. I just switched back to it last night from an actual jumping saddle.

    Bridle - HDR Advantage plain raised bridle

    Girth - I have one white rope girth someone gave to me to fit my hony, and a Courbette Overlay girth.

    Martingale - I really don't know, I traded for it and it's really nice quality.

    Boots - None for show, at home I use SMB 2's on the back and cheap splint boots and bell boots on the fronts.

    Field Boots - I have the Devon Aire Nouvelle zip ups, but I've been showing in a friends Devon Aire Nouvelle dress boots and they kill my ankles.

    Helmet - Currently a black Troxel with the dial system, I'm switching to a Tipperary Sportage Plus since I will no longer be doing any hunter classes.
    To be loved by a horse, or by any animal, should fill us with awe-
    for we have not deserved it.
    Marion Garretty


    • #82

      saddle- pessoa
      bridle- wellington
      girth- kincade fleece
      martingale Suffolk
      horse boots- eskadron
      field boots- ariat heritage
      helmet- Charles Owen GR8


      • #83
        Originally posted by BAC View Post
        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.
        I guess it came out wrong, the one I saw on display at the store was definetly very nice! I had a different feel in my mind for some strange reason! The padding was soft but the actual leather felt no different in my opinion.. No doubt they are worth it though! Maybee I will splurge at the Masters this year!


        • #84
          saddle- Butet
          bridle- Treadstone
          girth-cheap fuzzy
          martingale (if have)-Treadstone
          horse boots-Eskadrons
          field boots-Ariats


          • #85
            saddle- Amerigo and Crosby
            bridle- Vespucci, Dover Circuit, Unk
            girth- Northrun, Lettia schooling, Toklat schooling
            martingale- Vespucci, Unk
            horse boots- Beval, Dover Pro Sports, Woof, Dover Premier (I think I have sold over 4 pairs this summer)
            field boots- Ariat
            helmet- brown GPA is the only non-dead one right now.


            • #86
              saddle- Mondega Amara CC. (I am shopping for a second for Weaver)
              bridle- Connamara Raised Bridle, Mondega Padded Hunter Bridle, MOndega Fancy Stitched Bridle
              girth- Shedrow Fleece lined girth, and I have a couple of leather girths I have had for years but I have no idea what they are anymore
              martingale (if have) - no name cheap ones that I use for schooling only
              horse boots- Shedrow open front and ankles in Baby Blue and Black. I also have a tone of polo's
              field boots- Ariat Crowne Pro Field boots, non zip
              helmet- IRH ATH for schooling and CO Hampton for show.
              Life is Tough ~ Get a helmet


              • #87
                saddle- butet
                bridle- equisport custom and antares... and some other random assorted schooling ones
                girth- jimmy's, professional choice, antares, edgewood
                martingale- antares and equisport custom
                horse boots- T-boots, eskadrons, leather open fronts.
                field boots- 2 pairs of ariats and elite grand prix's
                helmet- CO GR8 and a GPA
                -Ultimate Prize-


                • #88
                  saddle - Butet and Barnsby Esprit
                  bridle - Arc de Triomphes for showing, Bobbys & Courbette for schooling
                  girth - fleece comfort girth
                  martingale - Arc de Triomphe, Courbette
                  horse boots - Eskadrons
                  field boots - Ariat Crownes
                  helmet - GPA Textium


                  • #89
                    saddle- Beval LTD & Beval Gladstone
                    bridle-Beval New Canaan & Wellington
                    girth- Leather fuzzy pony one (no idea of brand) & nylon fuzzy one (no idea of brand), Northrun Leather Girth
                    martingale (if have)- Beval
                    horse boots- Euro Prix (Heidi boots)
                    field boots- Vogel customs (no zippers.... YET)
                    helmet- CO GR8


                    • #90
                      OK I will Play

                      Saddle : Butet
                      Bridle : Edgewood -padded and raised fancy stitched
                      girth : Leather overlay & for schooling a chafless fleece from Dover
                      Martingale : Edgewood ( to match bridle)
                      Boots : Custom Dehner's
                      Helmet : Charles Owens.

                      Sorry to say I have great taste and a beer budget.. LOL...
                      "YOU create your own stage. The audience is waiting."


                      • #91
                        My stuff


                        saddle- Custom Albion H/J Pro
                        Bridle - Arc de Triomphe and Dover Showmark
                        girth - Professional's Choice

                        Horse boots - Roma Gel and Veredus for showing
                        Field boots - Nouvelle
                        helmet - Troxel


                        • #92
                          saddle- Crosby Centenial
                          bridle- Crosby & Dover Circuit
                          girth- Crosby
                          martingale (if have) - HK
                          horse boots-
                          field boots- Ariat Crowne Pro Zip
                          helmet- Charles Owen Hampton
                          COURAGE is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway. ~John Wayne



                          • #93
                            Saddle: Dover Circuit Pro - soon to be BdH!
                            Bridle: Beval Heritage Figure-8, New Cavalry, Dover Circuit, Vespucci Figure-8 (never used), Crosby Excel, Cambridge, random bridle parts, and lots of bits (from no-name to Happy Mouth to Mikmar and everything in between)
                            Girth: SofTouch, RomaGel, Professional's Choice, Aramas, no-name leather and no-name neoprene
                            Breastplate: Crosby Excel (with standing attachment), Collegiate (?) with standing attachment and unknown brand (but nice) running attachment
                            Horse Boots: Weatherbeeta and Professional's Choice
                            Field Boots: Ariat
                            Helmet: Charles Owen and Troxel (soon to be replaced with another CO)
                            Last edited by pattnic; Aug. 28, 2008, 04:02 PM.
                            If we have to nail on talent, it's not talent.
                            Founder, Higher Standards Leather Care Addicts Anonymous


                            • #94
                              saddle- Pessoa Gen X
                              bridle- Pessoa Figure 8; Circuit; and some $35 schooling bridle that has lasted for 6 years!
                              girth- Pessoa; Professional's Choice synthetic
                              martingale (if have) - not sure, no name schooling
                              horse boots- Eskadrons; generic neoprenes
                              field boots- Effinghams
                              helmet- GPA Titium


                              • #95
                                saddle- butet
                                bridle- Crosby w/ a dr bristol and a no name w/ a pelham, and several bits
                                girth- no name fleece, show no name leather
                                martingale (if have)- tory? leather
                                horse boots- Escadron, heidi, polos
                                field boots- Vogel
                                helmet- GPA


                                • #96
                                  saddle- Amerigo Vega that I love!
                                  bridle- Vespucci Fancy Padded etc. My extra reins are all Beval
                                  girth- Just use schooling girths- I want a pro choice with sheepskin. Yummy.
                                  martingale (if have)- Vespucci
                                  horse boots- Bevals or Saratoga wraps
                                  field boots- Ariat Crownes
                                  helmet- GPA Titium- I kinda want a Speed Air


                                  • #97
                                    saddle: childeric, prestige, pessoa
                                    bridle: mondega, edgewood, pessoa
                                    girth: childeric, cheap fleece girth
                                    martingale: mondega standing and running
                                    horse boots: veredus, t-boots, eskadrons, tons of polos
                                    field boots: der daus
                                    helmet: IRH for schooling, GR8 for shows
                                    Last edited by Against all Odds; Aug. 14, 2008, 10:25 AM. Reason: spelling
                                    Experience is the worst teacher; it gives the test before presenting the lesson.


                                    • #98

                                      saddle- barnsby whitaker
                                      bridle- beval
                                      girth- beval
                                      martingale- beval
                                      horse boots- eskadrons
                                      field boots- Custom Dehners
                                      helmet- CO GR8 Black/Black
                                      Sarah A. Ward

                                      Washington and Lee University Riding