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Crusade Ultra Lite
Crusade Ultra Lite Saddle

Our Price: $1,300.00

Availability:: Usually Ships in 6 to 8 Weeks
Product Code: SADLCRUU

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The Crusade Ultra Lite is a beautiful hand-crafted, endurance style, trail saddle suitable for horses without a high withers. With its superb balance and comfortable slightly deeper seat, the Crusade endurance saddle is ideal for trail, endurance, or everyday pleasure riding. Recessed stirrups prevent bulk under the leg and allow a more natural line from hip to heel. Laced bell stirrups are standard with the Crusade Ultra Light.  It has a 3.75" cantle rise for comfort during long days in the saddle. The Crusade Ultra Lite is almost 10 pounds lighter than the full leather version of the same saddle. The saddle also features multiple rings for convenience. To prevent elbow chaffing on your horse our rigging in this saddle is set at ¾ ‘Hanging Dee’ on the front, and drop rigging on the back. ‘Hanging Dee’ rigging is the most durable for trail riding because the ‘dee’ hangs and both ends of leather are fastened directly to the tree. We build your saddle to order allowing you to choose from a wide array of saddle options so you get exactly what you desire in a saddle.

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Our Crusade saddle design was inspired by working saddles from the ‘old west’ which we modified to take advantage of modern technology and our years of experience in leading organized trail rides. In our flare trees, the gaited horse’s shoulder is free to move and the rider is placed in the center balanced position that has been proven superior over centuries of riding. The Crusade offers a variety of rigging options to prevent galling and promote saddle stability. Crest Ridge Saddlery places a premium on rider comfort too. Our saddles have Supra-Cor padded gel-like seats covered with glove leather standard. We use only Wicket and Craig #1 leather, except for billets. For enhanced durability we use only stainless steel hardware and real Blevin's buckles.
  • The tree is solid poplar wrapped in fiberglass.
  • Synthetic lining lining.
  • Jockey, skirt and fenders are Codura
  • Seat is covered in glove leather and padded with SupraCor.
  • Nylon billets.
  • Laced Bell stirrups.
  • Weight is approximately 14 pounds. (Shipping weight is 44 pounds due to dimensional charges)

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