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Mounted Shooter Saddle

Additional Information

The Mounted Shooter Saddle is made the  traditional, time honored way using a rawhide covered wood tree and  leather ground work over a tin strainer. This saddle brings together a  great combination of qualities needed in today's mounted shooting  competition: Durability–constructed with select 13-15oz. leather  over a Steele Saddle Tree, LLC tree, with stainless steel hardware.  Built to last and handle the demands of the competition circuit. Style–Sam  Stagg rigging with leather covered stainless steel dees. A unique  combination of period styling and today's comfort allow us to offer you a  saddle with the authentic look you're after and yet have the feel of a  competition saddle.


Tree: Mounted  Shooter Tree, made of Southern Yellow Pine covered Rawhide.  Manufactured by Steele Saddle Tree LLC. The ground work is hand shaped  using skirting leather over a 20 gauge saddle strainer (tin seat). We  shape this leather to sit you comfortably in the saddle eliminating the  need for all the fancy-named thick padding that many are using today to  cover poor ground work.
Seat Size: Available in 14", 15 " and 16".
Bars: Quarter Horse Bars
Weight: Approximately 34 lbs.
Gullet Width: 6 ¾"
Gullet Height: 8 ½"
Swell: Round Fork; Width 12".
Skirts: Length 27" (on 16"seat); Width 12 ½", lined with faux shearling, 90% wool.
Cantle: Height 4";  Width  13"; Dish 1 ½"; Style ½" Pencil Roll, Hand Sewn.
Horn: Height 3 1/4", Diameter 2 1/4" Leather covered, Hand Sewn.
Stirrup Leathers: 2 ½" with Leather Covered Blevins Buckles, machine sewn and copper riveted at the Blevins Buckles and the top of the fenders
Stirrups: Wooden 3" Bell
Rigging: Sam Stagg in 7/8's position, leather covered stainless steel dees. Rigged with four 1 ¾" tie straps.
Leather: 13-15 oz. Thoroughbred Walnut Skirting.
Trim: All Hardware including the saddle screws and washers is  Stainless Steel.  Saddle strings on this eight string set hang 36" from  the rear button, 18" from the seat buttons, and 24" from the front  button.  We use the Union Lockstitch to sew and pull the 277 white nylon  thread tight at 5 ½ stitches to the inch.
Finish: Each Mounted Shooter Saddle first receives several warm  coats of 100% pure neatsfoot oil followed by a generous coat of Aussie  Leather Conditioner.
Tooling: Running W border.

Sizes and Pricing

Stock No. :
3014  14" Seat
3015  15" Seat
3016  16" Seat
Suggested Retail Price: $2690.00