Where is Stubben saddle made?

Where is Stubben saddle made?

Stans, Switzerland
Stübben saddles are crafted at our workshop in Stans, Switzerland. Each starts at two points: with the selection of the leather and with our legendary tree.

Is Stubben a good saddle brand?

Excellent saddle Needed a new saddle and have always bought Stuebben tack. This saddle is high quality and as with our other saddles they fit our Trakehners very well. It is very comfortable and allows great leg and seat contact to the horse.

Where is the size of a Stubben saddle?

The tree width of your saddle is stamped underneath the flap or the off-side billet guard of your Stübben saddle. If your saddle has been stamped with the letters A, B, C, D, E, it is built on our short point narrow twist tree.

How can you tell the age of 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.

How many inches is a wide tree dressage saddle?

In many brands of saddles, the “Dot-to-Dot” distance does not change. So a narrow tree will, for example, measure 5.5 inches from “Dot-to-Dot”, and a wide tree will measure (you guessed it) 5.5 inches in the same area…

What is a spring tree in a dressage saddle?

How does it differ from other saddle trees? A: Spring trees are constructed from laminated wood (often beech or birch) and reinforced with spring steel bars (hence the term, “spring” tree). The spring steel bars reinforce the tree and so that the wood in the tree can be thinner, making it lighter and more flexible.

How much does a Stubben saddle weigh?

Great feel to this lightweight saddle! I bought this saddle because the demo weighted 15.4 pounds.

How much do used saddles sell for?

Depending on the brand of the used horse saddle, the age, and how well it has been cared for, a used saddle can sell for anywhere from under $100 to several thousand dollars. The sale price of most used English and Western saddles fall somewhere in between these extremes.

What size gullet is a medium?

Take a flexible-but-firm wire and place it over the horse’s withers two inches behind the horse’s shoulder blade, then bend it so it lays over the withers against the horse’s skin….Gullet Size Chart.

Gullet Size Inches
Narrow 6”
Medium or Average 6.5”
Wide 7”
Extra Wide 8”

Is my saddle wide enough?

Your knee should not come forward onto the knee roll / thigh block, or off the front of the flap. The seat should be large enough to spread your weight as evenly as possible over an adequately large area of your horse’s back without putting weight past the 18th thoracic vertebra.