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Where to list the western saddle for the Sporthorse/Sport Rider?

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  • Where to list the western saddle for the Sporthorse/Sport Rider?

    So far Ebay hasn't even gotten a single bite, and I've listed 3x.

    Without going into details that might get me in trouble, suffice to say that it's a western saddle that *I* bought specifically for it's fit on wide-back-with-withers sporthorse types, and it's set back stirrups and excellent balance.

    Not fancy, not expensive. Sadly bothers my sciatica.

    I don't want to send it for commission because it's huge and heavy and by the time you take commission & shipping, *I* get ripped off...

    But Ebay isn't cutting it either...

    Suggestions for places to list it where the Dressage/Eventer/"English" type rider would look?
    InnisFailte Pinto Sporthorses & Coloured Cobs
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    Bits are like cats, what's one more? (Petstorejunkie)

  • #2
    Does it happen to be treeless? I know quite a few riders that like those saddles for the trail that usually ride in a jump or dressage saddle

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    • #3
      Have you tried the endurance crowd? I have a couple of massage clients with some WIIIDE-backed Arabs. Many of them seem to like a Western saddle for more weight-bearing surface and places to tie "stuff" that might be needed during the ride.
      Equinox Equine Massage

      In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me invincible summer.
      -Albert Camus

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      • #4
        craigslist? Fairly active at least in my neck of the woods, even for higher priced items. Also, the Bit and Barter board

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        • #5
          Another vote for Craigslist. I had 3 buyers lined up for mine right after I posted it for sale there, and it was sold and picked up within 24 hours.

          ETA: list it in the Farm and Garden section, and include a photo if you can.
          "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." Albert Einstein

          http://s1098.photobucket.com/albums/...2011%20Photos/

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            #6
            Mmm...

            Might have to venture over to Craigslist. Not the most popular thing up here.

            Haven't tried Endurance sites, because it does have a horn, and is an old fashioned, Wade type.

            Plenty o' photos.

            I *loff* it, and in another economy, would just store it, as I now a decade from now I'll regret selling it.

            But due to the early demise of the StarTrekk, I *have* to get a saddle for the young'uns. And I have to sell to buy.

            Sometimes I *do* wish I had a credit card.

            I *know* I'm better off for not... mostly.
            InnisFailte Pinto Sporthorses & Coloured Cobs
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            Bits are like cats, what's one more? (Petstorejunkie)

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            • #7
              tack trader

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              • #8
                Definitely Tack Trader and Craigslist. I've sold some on ebay but have had great luck with Tack Trader too.

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