HighEnd Used Saddles, LLC, Saddlery & Harness, Tucson, AZ

Item #AN91C - Antares 17.5 Full Calfskin, Long/Forward Flap, Wide Tree, Excellent Condition, Very Soft Grippy Leather

$ 2,395.00

SOLD

Antares 17.5 Close Contact Jumping Saddle. Seat measures true to size. Gorgeous saddle for a taller rider with longer legs. If you are very choosy about leather, this may be the saddle for you. Features full calfskin, an expensive premium upgrade. This leather came from an especially nice of batch of calfskin, a really pretty shade of brown and extremely soft, supple, and grippy. (This one caught my eye as from an especially good batch.) Features front and back blocks. Has both billet guards, the attached kind which is a nice feature to reduce the risk of losing them. Flap is long and forward, measuring approximately 14 1/4" from the top of the stirrup bar to the bottom of the flap and approximately 14" in width at the bottom of the flap; 4AB flap stamp which means is it slightly more generous than the 3 long length (thus especially good for riders 5’8” and up) and the AB means that the flap is forward position distributed evenly between the top and bottom of the flap, as opposed to having all of the forwardness at the top of the flap; the forwardness extending evenly on the bottom half of the flap is especially helpful for riders who are taller and have a longer femur as well. Wide tree (AO) measuring approximately 4 ¾” between the two dots under the pommel, suitable for fuller-bodied horses. Excellent condition, I just see usual signs of use on billets and of course the two little nailholes on cantle from the previous nameplate. Comes with fleecy-lined Antares cover. Made in 2006 with only very light use. New around $5,000 + wait time in the full calfskin option. Try ours for less and still enjoy excellent condition and the best of Antares full calfskin leather. $2395 SOLD