Are Crosby saddles still made?

Popular saddle brand to make its return at the AETA show. – Crosby, one of the world’s best-known names in saddles, re-launches in the US this month. Formerly owned by Millers, Crosby was acquired by The Weatherbeeta Group which has spent the last few years developing it globally.

Is Crosby a good saddle brand?

You can often find a high quality saddle in good working condition at a fraction of the price. The quality of the older style Crosby Prix des Nation saddle is great. This Crosby saddle s well constructed. It is made of sturdy English leather that holds up very well under heavy use.

What is a Crosby saddle?

Hand crafted from traditional, top quality printed harness leather which stands the test of time and provides superb grip, comfort and rider support, this classic equitation saddle is designed for the serious competitor.

How do you measure a Crosby saddle?

Measure with tape measure straight from one of the nailheads on the pommel to the middle of the cantle. If it’s a seller doing the measuring, have them send a photo of them doing it so you can see that it’s right. Older saddles very often didn’t include seat size and tree size identification.

How do I know if my saddle fits my rider?

How to Fit Your Saddle for Horse and Rider with Schneiders – YouTube

How many inches is a wide tree English saddle?

Tips. While tree sizes vary from brand to brand, a narrow tree is generally indicated by a dot-to-dot measurement of 4 inches or less, a regular tree by a dot-to-dot measurement of 4.25 inches and a wide tree by a dot-to-dot measurement of 4.5 inches or more.

What size Australian saddle do I need?

If you normally ride in a 17″ english saddle, then you need a 17″ Australian saddle. If you normally ride in a 15″ western saddle, then you ride in an Australian seat two inches larger, usually a 17″ seat.

What are the different gullet sizes?

  • Quarter horse bar: Gullet width from 5.75 to 6 inches, for narrow-bodied horses.
  • Semi-quarter horse bar: Gullet width 6 inches.
  • Full quarter horse bar: Gullet width 6.25 to 6.5 inches, for wide-bodied horses with flat withers.
  • Extra-wide quarter horse bars: Gullet width 6.75 to 7 inches.

What is the gullet on a saddle?

The gullet is the tunnel underneath the fork and rides over the horse’s withers. The design of the fork and the angle of the bars of the saddle tree determine the width and height of the gullet.

How do you size a western saddle?

Measure your current saddle by placing a tape measure at the end of the swell closest to the seat, then measure straight back to the front of the cantle. This measurement is the size of your current saddle. Next, evaluate the way you sit in this saddle.

How do you measure a saddle size?

Use a measuring tape and measure from the center of the button on the pommel (front of the saddle), to the middle of the cantle (rear of the saddle). For most adult size saddles this will be about 17″.

How do you measure the gullet on a saddle?

How to Measure a Gullet on a Western Saddle – YouTube

How should a dressage saddle fit?

How to Fit a Dressage Saddle – YouTube

What do the numbers mean on a saddle?

The first two digits are the seat size. These will be either 16, 17, or 18 for the seat size in inches. The next two numbers in the four number block is the tree size in centimetres.

How old is my Stubben saddle?

The company stamps the individual serial number of each saddle on the billet guard on the far side. The serial number actually starts with a letter. If you contact Stubben with the serial number, a representative can tell you how old your saddle is and the person who made it.


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