customers are sometimes amazed at the results of Cultured Cowboy,
working through our saddle makers. Below are some very detailed
pictures for those of you who really like to see the finer points
of what to expect.
love to work though our saddler partners to bring the best to you.
If you're looking for security in your ride, this design could be
perfect for your needs. Our USA made Australian saddles are
available with or without a horn. - Your choice.
searching for a "better" grade Australian saddle, we met
Australian Saddle Company. They manufacture and sell direct, as
are many companies, yet
are willing to work with Cultured Cowboy on those very special
needs you might have. There is more to an Aussie Saddle than seat
size! Because of our reputation in saddle fitting for purpose
& physical, we look forward to helping you discover your best
options. Made in USA with Australian influence!
we have our friends at JTI. If you're looking for an economy
solution, please, let's discuss your needs. JT International &
Cultured Cowboy have partnered since about 1988 in saddles &
tack. JT's Australian styled saddles are made in India, the actual "Land" where most
"Australian" type saddles are made. These are affordable
and still secure. Our JTI poley saddles will be pictured
us and let's co-create your best choice!
This Mark II saddle has a fit structure that works with 80 % of
horses out here. Once you allow us to completely condition it,
you'll love the feel and the function available for trail rides,
cattle drives, and other fun.
ago, we used to say, "Ride like the Man from Snowy
River!" (Watch the movie!) Today, you can enjoy comfort
and a secure ride in a medium weight, though heavier duty,
Australian saddle. A few girth connections are available: Double
billets, ring & billets, or this double ring, actually triple
ring, center fire solution for fitting most horses. We think
you will appreciate this center fire solution. Inseams are
important. Let us know your measurements & we can accommodate
a best fit for you too.
padding is great. Comfort cantle is high for more lower back
support. Wings are secure. Australian pleasure saddle horn leans
forward to be out of your way as you duck limbs on the trails. We chose the fleece bottom because some felts
hold a lot of moisture. But in more arid areas, this is not the
problem as in moist areas. Leather quality is "best".
Once conditioned, it will compare with your finest Herman Oak
leather. Center fire rigging gives you several options for
fitting & riding your equine!
Poley Saddle - Great Pleasure Saddles
for trails with hills, valleys, & trail twists
we show a 17 inch seat Aussie saddles are
measured from pommel to cantle. We'll be happy to help
you through any measurements of seat. Many sizes
are available to fit larger children through larger
adults. Sometimes seat size is adjusted with the size
and length of thigh too. The hook used to connect
stirrup leathers allows much freedom of movement. The
overstrap locks the hook area so that the stirrup has
a very hard time coming loose!
notice once oiled, and even before oiling your saddle,
the color wil have light & dark variations. This
is part of the charm of your Aussie saddle design. The
older the saddle and more time ridden, the Australian
trail poley will blend into more of the same color.
Except black, expect this individuality of leather
tones. (Yes, this Australian pleasure saddle is
available in black for police patrols, parades, and
flashy paint horses!)
rigging is set for center fire options so that you can
best fit a few horses, adjusting the girth position
for each horse perfectly!
This makes it easy to
find that sweet spot your horse likes on his back, and
move the girth off his elbows too. You can see from
the pics that the rings are done "Aussie"
styled with double rigging. Rear ring still allows you
to tie your extra long girth tie strap through both
front and rear to achieve the center fire advantage,
even with a flank attached! Thanks to BigHorn for
those longer nylon girth straps - 90 inches, if you
sheepskin bottom is available. Fleece type bottoms,
synthetic or sheep, will have air pockets also to add to
horse & rider
below with Reinsman's non-slip Tacky-Two neoprene
bottom & microsuede top pad. The pad is rounded.
The front is not as long as the flap of your
Australian saddle, thus allowing a closer fit and feel
to the sides of your horse. Wear leathers are
worked with the customer to have an easy to care,
attractive riding saddle. The inseams & stirrup
leathers were custom
fitted through jockey and stirrup customization. The trail
leathers allow easy turning when
shorter inseams are in effect. And the
front drop rig allows both strength and closeness to
your horse for better signaling. Although you can tie the
girth straps to the front rig, you can as easily tie
to the back to make even less bulk under your
tree used can be adjusted from narrow to wide widths.
Medium fits most horses.
all those things you might like to bring with you,
there are added front & rear rings on pommel and
cantle. And multiple dees attached to accommodate.
We stock leather & nylon saddle strings. Let us
know how many you may need.
conditioned, stirrups turned but not tied, so the
rider can easily make adjustments as she rides longer
trails. ( Yer legs won't get as tired if you're
letting them shift now & again. We can finish with a
nice protective saddle lac to further protect and to
better blend the coloration.
we build yours, you too can give us your true inseam measurements and we can have the
saddle fitted for your best comfort. This is especially handy for youth, ladies,
or tall cowboys! (Measure from your crotch to the ground while
barefooted, with feet about shoulder length apart. if
this is 30 inches, we will actually have the stirrups
ready to set at 26 & 28 inches, so you can sit with
pressure comfortably in your stirrups. Yes, the
leathers will still adjust with the other adjustment holes.)
part of this saddle is made for you to enjoy your
Poley with horn was modified to be just what the rider needed.
The rear In-skirt attachment ring will accommodate a
fear flank strap, or used to tie off saddle bags, or
to allow the girth used to tie further back.
tooling and saddle stitching enhances the simplicity of the flowing
design of those skirts. Putting a plate rig on a
drop adds strength to a rigging as strain is placed on your equipment.
With the overstrap attached, you allow the
pressures to distribute more evenly across the
saddle for horse comfort. The Australian
padded seat gives all the comfort with ability
to feel more narrow in the tree to the rider.
For a trail rider, this one certainly is
made for comfort for your horse and long rides
pleasure type horn has been popular
since the 1970's. The comfort cantle gives
you a lot more support than grandad's
"little wonder" tree so
popularized by Simco and others of that
era. Solid brass breast collar
dees compliment the rest of the hardware.
Why ride with a breast collar on your
horse? More Stability!
saddle seat measurements are from the front of
the Pommel to the front of the seat
cantle. Wings are here to allow your thigh
to fit into them if needed.
When riding, I like to use the overgirth to tie
down the flap covering the stirrup leather hook.
I've seen riders go with this flap covered, or
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