NEW! DP Saddlery 1216 Quantum Short & Light Western Saddle, Size 1 Fully Adjustable Width - 5212-17

$3,775.00

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About this Saddle

Make: DP Saddlery
Model: FF1216 Quantum Short & Light
Type: Western All Around
Condition:  New, With Tags
Seat: Size 1 (see below)
Width: Fully Adjustable (See FlexFit Notes below)
Skirt Length:                      Approx. 21ins
Material:  Leather
Stamp:  #5201 S1
Notes/Marks: Normal
Fittings:
Trial:  This Saddle is Eligible for a FREE 5-DAY SADDLE TRIALClick this link to order your saddle trial today!
SPECIAL ORDER OPTION: For DP Saddles only, we are able to order ‘custom’ saddles for you.  Example:  you trial a Bolero Seat Size 17.5 and require a larger or smaller size/color/tooling.  We can order this for you.  Please call us on 352.789.6544 and we will go through all of the options with you.  
FEATURES:  

Tree:                           Ultra-Flex-tree
Gullet:                         Completely adjustable gullet width
Seat size:                    S1,  (available in sizes S1, S2, S3* see tree size equivalents below)
Saddle leather:          Havanna with antique finish (Also available in Natural, Chestnut, HB2, Havanna, African, Black)

Seat leather:               This saddle – black nappa

OPTIONS:

  • Nappa or Nubuck – colors: sand, cognac, brown, black
  • Aspen – colors: tobacco, rattan, blackberry, black
  • Special colors available (upcharge applies)

Hardware:                    This saddle:  Stainless steel (Brass also available as an option)
Tooling:                         Border Tooling (others may attract an Upcharge)
Fenders:                        Set Back Fenders                                                                                                                                                                                Stirrups:                       Dark wood Visalia Stirrups (rawhide also available as an option) (upcharge applies)
Weight:                         Approximately 20 lbs.
Saddle length:             Approximately 21 inches
Skirt length:                Approximately 12 inches
Special:                         Fender glide protection

For those who love the classic Western Saddle but need something shorter and lighter, we have built a saddle that is almost unheard of: A Western Saddle on an English tree!   This short and light saddle is built on our fabulous Ultra-Flex tree with a fully adjustable gullet width from narrow to extra-wide.   It has the wool flocked panels for extra comfort for horse and rider and is fabulous for those seeking  comfort for their horse and themselves.   With a softly padded seat, this saddle is ideal for long trail rides, gaited horses, and endurance riders.

FLEX-FIT TREE

Additionally, you can find our Flex-Fit Tree with fully adjustable fork in our Flex-Fit Western Saddle Line. This tree is a semi-flexible, high quality carbon fiber tree, that provides maximum stability along the spine, yet enough flexibility on the bars to allow your horse to bend. Along with the most innovative system available, our Allen wrench system, which allows you to change the width of the fork as wide or narrow as needed. Not recommended for roping.

SADDLE SEAT SIZE CHART

These are the seat size equivalents to English and Western, (measured on the bare tree prior to being built).

S1  ≈ 16.5″  (compare to 15″ Western or 16.5″ English)
S2 ≈ 17.5″  (compare to 16″ Western or 17.5″ English)
S3 ≈ 18″     (compare to 17″ Western or 18.5″ English)

SPECIAL ORDER ONLY

S4 ≈ 19″     (compare to 18″ Western or 19.5″ English) and is not available on all models.  Upcharge also applies.

Please note, that the finished seat size depends on the model and can vary slightly between different models.  The seat size also depends on the type of gallery (front and back) you are choosing.   When in doubt, contact us to get the opportunity to sit in one of our saddles first before ordering.

 

 

 

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