Is A Cheap Saddle Always Poorly Made?

So, you’re looking for a cheap saddle. Almost invariably, someone is going to tell you that you’re wasting your money by looking at saddles that don’t eat up your entire paycheck! We’re here to reassure you, and put the naysayers to rest. While it is certainly true that there are lots of cheap saddles that are doomed to make their way into the waste stream within a short period of time, there are plenty of others that will provide you and your horse with a comfortable ride for years to come.

How to Choose a Cheap Saddle

There are a few ways to get your hands on a reliable saddle without spending a fortune. One way is to spend some time searching through online auctions and local want ads such as those found on Craigslist. This strategy may work well for someone who has plenty of time on their hands, and who is willing to look at a lot of saddles in order to find the one they are looking for.

The second strategy is to go to your local tack store and rummage through the sales goods. While this isn’t the most reliable way to find a cheap saddle, you can occasionally come up with something great at a price that meets your budget.

The third way to buy a saddle without spending a fortune is to spend a little time browsing our selection! Not only will you be able to follow all the basic rules for buying a saddle that fits you and your horse, you will also get brand new equipment. Additionally, you will be able to return the saddle in the event it isn’t what you were looking for.

Why Buy a Cheap Saddle?

There are quite a few reasons to buy a cheap saddle – our favorite one is “to save money for something else you need or want!” Why spend more than you have to, when you can enjoy quality craftsmanship at an affordable price? Not all cheap saddles are poorly made!

Many people wonder why SaddleOnline can offer the prices it does. The answer to this question lies in the volume of saddles and tack that we deal in! Because we are able to provide the factory with large orders, we are also able to give our customers the benefit of low prices. Many of the saddles you’ll find here are available nowhere else, as they are design in house by our American saddlery experts. They are manufactured to our exacting standards, and are crafted for quality.

We don’t recommend that you go out and buy any old cheap saddle, since there is a risk that you’ll be wasting your money. Instead, we invite you to browse our inventory of quality western, English, and Australian saddles using the “shop by price” tool located to the left of the sales screen. This way you can see what options are available in your price range.

If you don’t mind the occasional cosmetic flaw, check out our clearance saddles. Some of these have minor scuffs, and others are just being moved out to make way for new stock. Whether you’re looking for leather or synthetic, you’re likely to find a cheap saddle that suits your needs when you shop with us. Good luck!