Types of Saddles
There are many different types of saddles available today. Enough to make your head spin. Western saddles can be roughly categorized by prodcution technique, material, intended use, fork style, tree type, and breed.
Within each type there are many additional options and choices available including rigging position, cantle height, roughout or smooth leather, horn style, tooling and stamping, leather color, etc. You'll certainly find that you have plenty of choice when shopping for a western saddle. But first you need to decide what you're shopping for.
Click on each of the types below for descriptions and photos.
Saddles by Production Technique
Saddles by Material
Saddles by Fork Style
Saddles by Intended Use or Activity
Saddles by Saddle Tree Type
Saddles by Breed
Miscellaneous Saddle Types
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