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Attn: "Zaldi Clique". It's in the mail!!!! It's HERE!

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  • Attn: "Zaldi Clique". It's in the mail!!!! It's HERE!

    Should have it in a few day's. I will post picture's a.s.a.p. and give a full report on the leather and fit.

    Love my Quarter Horse!

    Proud member of Team Barefoot!
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    [This message was edited by good booie on Dec. 23, 2003 at 02:15 PM.]
    Proud Member of the Opinionated Redhead Club! RIP my dear Avery ~3/21/1995-9/21/2011~

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    #2
    Should have it in a few day's. I will post picture's a.s.a.p. and give a full report on the leather and fit.

    Love my Quarter Horse!

    Proud member of Team Barefoot!
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    [This message was edited by good booie on Dec. 23, 2003 at 02:15 PM.]
    Proud Member of the Opinionated Redhead Club! RIP my dear Avery ~3/21/1995-9/21/2011~

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    Magic Cat - Final Demand

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    • #3
      Where did you order it? Is it true there are 2 versions as I have read?

      Thanks in advance for the pics, I really want to see a 'real' picture of one, not just an ad pic.
      On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog

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      • #4
        what is zaldi?

        ~*~it's all good...and i'm all that~*~

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        • #5
          Oh, cool. I am waiting for more info from that tack shop on one right now. What size did your order? (Your height?) Do tell us about the leather & all when you get it. Are they wool or foam flocked?

          Congrats !!

          * lost tb *

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          • #6
            Heather:

            A not very expensive & loved, by some, saddle from Spain. Do a search in H/J & it will tell you more than I can.

            * lost tb *

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            • #7
              Oh, I am very excited for you! I just sold my saddle and I am debating between a zaldi and a bates.

              How tall are you? What size did you get? How does it fit? I must know when it comes in!!

              http://community.webshots.com/user/ridenyc
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              • #8
                Is the Zaldi wool or foam flocked? I'm not that fond of wool flocked saddles. Does anyone know how is the tree guaranteed? (I'm working with a tack shop on this right now, but am getting sketchy/unclear info.)

                As a longer legged rider, would my knees be creeping off the front on this one?

                And can anyone post a picture of it ON Their Horse?

                Tx.

                * lost tb *

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                  #9
                  This is what I know about the saddle. It is wool/felt flocked???? The most amazing thing about this saddle that struck me first was how it's underside's felt. The first one I saw, was used and very broken in. The underside felt like it was stuffed with rubber. Strange I know, but my first thought was this must feel GREAT on a horsed back.

                  I will post pic's of it when I get it. Both on and off the horse.

                  ok, the leg issue. I am not tall but have a longer than normal hip to thigh. It work's for me. I currently ride in a 17.5 and though too big in the seat, my leg takes the whole side. The 17" Zaldi was fine for me.

                  Love my Quarter Horse!

                  Proud member of Team Barefoot!
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                  Proud Member of the Opinionated Redhead Club! RIP my dear Avery ~3/21/1995-9/21/2011~

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                  Magic Cat - Final Demand

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                  • #10
                    Zaldis are foam flocked NOT wool. I'm not a fan of wool, ride to many different horses.

                    Let us know good booie!

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                    • Original Poster

                      #11
                      How do you know?????? I talked to someone, tack shop, about this. Personally, don't care, but it would be nice to know.

                      Love my Quarter Horse!

                      Proud member of Team Barefoot!
                      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

                      Proud Member of the Opinionated Redhead Club! RIP my dear Avery ~3/21/1995-9/21/2011~

                      Extreme Cat!!! 2006 OTTB
                      Magic Cat - Final Demand

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                      • #12
                        I asked a tack shop when I was looking at my saddle. And they feel spongy not compressed, hard to explain.

                        I really hope I'm not wrong about this....I like to ride too many different horses!

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                        My adventures as a working rider

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                          #13
                          ok, got more info. The original place who told me this said they were flocked with "felted wool". I just called another place and they confirmed that they are flocked with felted wool and foam. I asked how they new that and they said before the sell any product, they will take a sample saddle and cut it open to see if it is the product it has been said to be by the manufacturer. more interesting news....

                          Love my Quarter Horse!

                          Proud member of Team Barefoot!
                          ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

                          Proud Member of the Opinionated Redhead Club! RIP my dear Avery ~3/21/1995-9/21/2011~

                          Extreme Cat!!! 2006 OTTB
                          Magic Cat - Final Demand

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                          • #14
                            <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by W975:
                            Heather:

                            A not very expensive & loved, by some, saddle from Spain. Do a search in H/J & it will tell you more than I can.

                            * lost tb *<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

                            thanx

                            ~*~it's all good...and i'm all that~*~

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                            • #15
                              Bump. Should be here soon, right?

                              http://community.webshots.com/user/ridenyc
                              www.penwickstable.com

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                                #16
                                Just tracked it. Tomorrow is the big day.Yippee!! It is being delivered to work and I have my digital ready to go. Pic's asap.

                                Love my Quarter Horse!

                                Proud member of Team Barefoot!
                                ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

                                Proud Member of the Opinionated Redhead Club! RIP my dear Avery ~3/21/1995-9/21/2011~

                                Extreme Cat!!! 2006 OTTB
                                Magic Cat - Final Demand

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                                • #17
                                  Do a before and after oiling! Did you order a light or a dark? Where did you order from?

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                                  My adventures as a working rider

                                  theworkingrider.blogspot.com

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                                  • #18
                                    My first saddle was a Zaldi, I have only ever seen one other one. I bought it for Christmas in 1985 and I've received so many comments on how comfortable it is. I feel that it's foam 'flocked' for sure. I've loaned it out to many people to use when they've been looking for a saddle and it has fit hundreds of horses. I'd say it was a worthwhile investment - I paid about $350 for it and still have it. The pommel has split and needs to be patched - other than that, it's in pretty good shape!
                                    Good luck with yours, I can't wait to see the pix.

                                    http://community.webshots.com/user/linden0815
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                                    • #19
                                      Oh I am sooo excited. I am calling the people tomorrow to talk about the saddle and I am eagerly awaiting your photos in and out of the saddle!!!

                                      http://community.webshots.com/user/ridenyc
                                      www.penwickstable.com

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                                      • Original Poster

                                        #20
                                        IT'S HERE!!!! AND IT'S GORGEOUS!!!

                                        It is the darker color. Kind of two-toned. It has lovely leather. This one is just like the used one I originally tried and thought was so pretty!!! I had tried another new one and it was the solid london color. This one is a 32cm, the other's were 31's. Stay tuned for picture's.

                                        Love my Quarter Horse!

                                        Proud member of Team Barefoot!
                                        ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

                                        Proud Member of the Opinionated Redhead Club! RIP my dear Avery ~3/21/1995-9/21/2011~

                                        Extreme Cat!!! 2006 OTTB
                                        Magic Cat - Final Demand

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