BLACK COUNTRY 17" XW DANTE DRESSAGE SADDLE 0436
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This STUNNING Black Country Dante Dressage Saddle (serial #21729) is in EXCELLENT condition. It has been hardly used and just 4 years old. It features super grippy black covered leather. The flaps measure 16.5" from the bottom of the stirrup bar and it is a seat size 17". The panels are wool flocked with small, 1" front shoulder gussets and 2" rear gussets. This saddle has a moderately narrow twist with a moderate width of seat. The more pronounced pommel and taller cantle make for a deep seat. The leg is relatively straight with an external thigh block. The gullet channel measures 6" in the front, 2.25" in the middle, and 2.5" in the rear. The tree was adjusted by DBS to be and extra wide in September 2016, and measures approximately 12.5" at the bottom of the tree points. This saddle would fit a wide, A-shape wither with little wither definition and a somewhat level back. It was purchased for $4,720 brand new and is being offered today for $4,420!
From Black Country: The Dante Dressage Saddle oozes quality and finesse and has been deigned
utilizing the very best in technological advances. The saddle features a sleek look and a close
contact design which allows the rider to feel closer to the horse. This saddle also includesa narrow
twist which is preferable for some riders. It helps to keep the rider in a forward, upright position to
maximize effectiveness. Extensiveresearch and development has preceded the design of this saddle
and has contributed to its ability to optimize the position of the rider. A squared-off cantle provides
a slimmer look from the back, which enhances the elegance of the saddle. The saddle flap is also
square as opposed to rounded, which creates a soft angle and sophisticated look. The skirt also
features an innovative design which really catches the eye. In addition, the head nail is also square
adding to the unique appearance of this saddle. This saddle features a standard internal knee roll
which provides an unrestricted feel for the rider and allows them to freely adjust their leg position.
The exemplary quality of this saddle is added to by the calf covered leather it is made from, giving
a soft and supple feel.