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Crest Ridge Saddlery offers four distinct heritage saddles model, inspired by some of the greatest saddles in American history. These saddles are produced by Amish master craftsman, who are some of the finest saddle makers in the country. Each saddle is a work of art, yet sturdy enough for everyday use. All of our saddles are built using your measurements to order, allowing you to customize your saddle from our extensive list of saddle options. Each is uniquely designed to match needs of the gaited horse yet work just as well on stock horses and mules. Our saddle designs were 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. Each saddle places the rider in the center balanced position that has been proven superior over centuries of riding. Our horse saddles offer 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. Our Heritage Saddles for horses and mules are the Encore, Bear Trap, Delzar, and Wade Old-Timer. We stand behind our fitting service and saddle quality--if you are not satisfied for any reason you may return the saddle within seven days for an exchange or refund.



Encore Bear Trap Delzar Wade Old-Timer

Saddles pictured may include optional equipment that is available at additional cost.
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Encore Wade Saddle Bear Trap Saddle Wade Old Timer Saddle
Encore
Our Price: $4,200.00
Bear Trap
Our Price: $3,000.00
Wade Old-Timer
Our Price: $2,850.00
The Encore is our top-of-the-line.  Built to last by Amish master craftsmen using the finest materials. The Encore is a work or art, yet rugged enough for the toughest riding. The Bear Trap features the swell made famous by E. C. Lee.  Built to last by Amish master craftsmen using the finest materials.  The Bear Trap is a work or art, yet rugged enough for the toughest riding. Due to the custom options available - we prefer to take saddle orders over the phone! Please call 417.644.0091

Our classic double skirted Wade Old-Timer saddle is an update of the heavy duty saddles used in the Old West. Endurance stirrups are standard on the Wade Old-Timer. A young cowboy named Clifford Wade had recently migrated from the East with his family and along with him was his favorite saddle. His saddle ’s pommel was almost non existent, it sat low and close to the horse, the rider sat deep with a high pencil roll cantle, the stirrups hung directly under the rider, optimizing a balanced seat position. Though it wasn't called such at the time, it was one of the earliest center-balanced western saddles. Another cowboy named Tom Dorrance took notice of the saddle Clifford was riding. Tom was so impressed with the saddle he had the tree replicated and a new saddle built to his specifications. Tom Dorrance named it the, Wade saddle. Tom was possibly the original natural horseman. His teachings over many years helped form what natural horsemanship is today. The Wade saddle is built for the working cowboy and constructed for comfort and a full day in the saddle. It’s rugged, stout and tough enough to drag down anything you dally to when ordered with our reinforced tree for roping. It truly is a working saddle.
   
 
Please call to discuss ordering these saddles.  We build each to your horses measurements and can do a lot to personalize your new Heritage saddle.