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  • the world's most awesome saddle

    All I have to say is wow. I, er, really? Wow.


    Oh please someone buy this. Please wear it to a GM clinic. Or submit a photo of yourself riding in it to PH. Please!

    Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight, / And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way, / Do not go gentle into that good night. -- Dylan Thomas

  • #2
    "Buy this purple saddle!" "Do you pay shipping only once!!" I think I'd be worried if my seller used exclamaition marks to punctuate all her sentences...And purple ostrich leather? yikes! Who the heck makes that?

    I picture Barbie riding her palomino dream horsie with that tack...you know, the horse that has a loooooong mane and tail, and has shiny glitter hooves...now with matching purple ostrich leather tack! wowee!
    "On the back of a horse I felt whole, complete, connected to that vital place in the center of me...and the chaos within me found balance."


    • #3
      I had to email that to my (very conservative) trainer. I am actually looking for a saddle for DD, so she'll open it thinking it is a "for real" to check out. HE HE HE.
      A proud friend of bar.ka.


      • #4
        Saw this one awhile back on tackytackoftheday.blogspot.com, there was a whole string of english saddles there that made me want to gouge out my eyes! (think plaid synthetics....)
        Last edited by Twigster; Sep. 8, 2009, 10:31 AM. Reason: fixed link
        Reasons I'm crazy, #37: I went out shopping for a pony and came home with a 17hh OTTB
        ~~Member of the TB's Rule Clique ~~


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          • #6
            yeah.. I actually have that saddle in hot pink. It looks fab on my bay but it is a bit too much on my palomino..


            • #7
              Her response was that she'd pay me NOT to buy it Actually, the bridle isn't awful. It would look pretty on my black Mare. In dim lighting The rest - not on my life!
              A proud friend of bar.ka.


              • #8

                <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.


                • #9
                  Originally posted by Ainsley688 View Post
                  I picture Barbie riding her palomino dream horsie with that tack...you know, the horse that has a loooooong mane and tail, and has shiny glitter hooves...now with matching purple ostrich leather tack! wowee!
                  My horse kind of looks like he could be one of barbie's dream horses -- gray (white) Arab with a long forelock and mane -- but even he would be mortified if I made him wear such a thing!
                  RIP Victor... I'll miss you, you big galumph.


                  • #10
                    Well, you'll never get lost in the fog with that tack!

                    I loff my Quarter horse clique

                    I kill threads dead!


                    • #11
                      Mine would run far, far away. Rue gave me the evil eye when I made him wear a pink fly net. Actually... Asp might just like it
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                      • #12
                        Here's the whole collection:

                        Airborne? Oh. Yes, he can take a joke. Once. After that, the joke's on you.


                        • #13
                          Originally posted by dancingequestrian85 View Post
                          yeah.. I actually have that saddle in hot pink. It looks fab on my bay but it is a bit too much on my palomino..
                          Barbie?? Is that you??


                          • #14
                            AAAAACK! MY EYES! HELP!!! I'VE GONE BLIND.......

                            In all seriousness, the wording sounds extremely familiar; like the wording on those scammers who try to get you to sell them your horse and they send you a million dollars over the purchase price.....ya know?
                            Just because I talk slow doesn't mean that I actually AM slow.


                            • #15
                              I'm thinking about buying this. Do you think it would look good with a brown helmet? What about brown boots with it? More for equitation, or for the hunter derby??
                              Nobody puts baby in a corner


                              • #16
                                Originally posted by hijumpin1 View Post
                                I'm thinking about buying this. Do you think it would look good with a brown helmet? What about brown boots with it? More for equitation, or for the hunter derby??
                                Hmm, but what colour gloves?
                                "Remain relentlessly cheerful."

                                Graphite/Pastel Portraits


                                • #17
                                  i LOVE purple. Like, alot. and probably the majority of my non-leather items are purple (purple buckets, brushes, etc)

                                  .. but THAT? that is WAY to hideous for my eyes.

                                  and when considering how much i <3 purple, that really means that it must be terrible.

                                  Blitz <3 & Leap of Faith <3


                                  • #18
                                    I think this saddle would give my mare a legitimate reason to kill me...
                                    Theater Majors only: Lead swap, lead swap, wherefore art thou, lead swap?


                                    • #19
                                      OMG! It's brightness has blinded me!
                                      And BTW, why does the leather look all rippely and bubbly? Am I just going insane?

                                      proud owner of a crazy dutch warmblood


                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by Valeureux View Post
                                        OMG! It's brightness has blinded me!
                                        And BTW, why does the leather look all rippely and bubbly? Am I just going insane?

                                        Yeah, its ostrich leather. Ostrich leather is bumpy like that.
                                        "To do something that you feel in your heart that's great, you need to make a lot of mistakes. Anything that is successful is a series of mistakes." -B.J. Armstrong