What does TC mean on a CWD saddle?

Seat Depth: TC is flat, TR is half-deep, XTR is deep.

How do you read a CWD saddle stamp?

This is the last 2 numbers in the year of manufacture and saddle number. For example, in a CWD the serial number starts with the year while in Voltaire it ends with the year. In the first picture, a CWD stamp, the serial number is on the bottom line. This is the 52,441 saddle made in 2017.

What does RG mean on CWD saddle stamp?

RG on CWD means padding shaved out for the wither. Like the RT (padding shaved out for scapula), but RG is in the wither area instead.

How do you date a saddle?

Look for the manufacturer’s name and logo to be stamped in plain sight on the saddle. Check on the back, the skirts or on a plate underneath the jockey. Contact the saddle’s manufacturer for information about the saddle’s age. Most manufacturers will be able to tell you the age of the saddle using the serial number.

What do saddle serial numbers mean?

The next three digits of the serial number stamped on the saddle is a three digit serial number given to that particular saddle as an identifier of that individual saddle. After the three digit serial number, it is followed by four more numbers which is the date of manufacture.

How do you know if a saddle is good quality?

Most quality saddles have a wooden tree covered by rawhide. A solid tree is the hallmark of a quality saddle-it ensures the correct fit to the horse, and the overall strength of the saddle as a whole. Foam trees and other synthetic options are not solid and should be over-looked when saddle shopping for any purpose.

Is CWD a good saddle brand?

CWD saddles are very popular at the top-rated hunter/jumper and eventing competitions. One source cited 11% of the top 100 riders globally use CWD saddles. These saddles are reliable, popular, and comfortable.

What are the best all purpose saddles?

  • THOROWGOOD T4 COB GP SADDLE.
  • ALBION K2 GP SADDLE.
  • WINTEC 500 ALL PURPOSE SADDLE CAIR.
  • BATES ISOBEL DRESSAGE.
  • IDEAL IMPALA PROFESSIONAL JUMP SADDLE.
  • HEATHER MOFFETT FLEXEE FINESSE DRESSAGE.
  • GFS MONARCH DRESSAGE.
  • KENT AND MASTERS S-SERIES DRESSAGE SADDLE.

What saddles do top dressage riders use?

Top 10 Most Popular Dressage Saddles – Which one do you ride in?

What is close contact saddle?

A close contact saddle is designed with a forward cut flap to help the rider get out of the tack and into jump position. Although flat work is possible in a close contact saddle, they are primarily used for stadium jumping or cross-country.

What is a Western equitation saddle?

Show saddles are equipped with an equitation style seat. They have detailed tooling, lots of silver, and close contact skirts to enhance leg cues. These saddles are made to be flashy and stand out. They have a very short and thick horn. They also have very long skirts and most of the time have a double skirt.

What is chronic wasting?

What is chronic wasting disease? CWD is a disease found in some deer, elk and moose populations. CWD damages portions of the brain and typically causes progressive loss of body condition, behavioral changes, excessive salivation and death.

How do I find out how much my saddle is worth?

Research the saddle using the manufacturer’s name and the serial number to determine retail and general resale value; cheap, poor quality saddles will have low prices brand new and very little value as used items while good quality saddles sell for higher prices both new and used.

How much is a used saddle worth?

The most popular price on used saddles is $500-$600 but this more often than not isn’t an accurate market value. Especially when it comes to the import saddles which can have a new retail price of $450… be sure you are not over paying for a low quality import saddle.

How do you read a butet stamp?

Butet: C18 2 1/4 925 07 – Flap: 1 is standard and 2 long, 3 is extra-long. The second part describes the forwardness, 1/4 being slightly forward and 1/2 more forward.

How do you read a schleese serial number?

Your serial number tells you the consecutive number of production, the type of tree (W,E,H,or S) and the date of manufacture. H = Hennig adjustable tree, used until the mid 2000’s at which point Hennig began using a different material in his trees with shorter tree points.


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