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The best of two saddles put together, Officer and the Battery. The
Captain has the security of the Officer with the seat of the Battery.
Made off of the same tree as the Battery, the Captain saddle has a
narrow to moderate twist with a low rise. The dished cantle and
slight seat pocket make this saddle extremely comfortable for all day
Seat Size: 15, 16 and 17 inch
Weight: 19, 20 and 21 lbs.
Panel length: 22.7, 23.77 and 24.77 inches. All designed for up
to a 3-inch scapula overlap.
Bar length: 20, 21 and 22 for 15, 16 and 17 inch seats
Saddle color: Black, Brown or two-tone
Seat type: Black or Brown Upholstery Cowhide, smooth or Suede.
Seat style: ½ inch smooth padding or the one-inch Soft-Seat
Blocking: Upper and rear thigh
Fork: Slick and 4 inches high, measured from base seat..
Cantle: 5 inches tall and 11.5 inches wide. Height measured at
back of cantle is 3 inches. Depth of Seat
Hardware: All Stainless Steel. Pair of breast Dee’s, 4 pr. of
footman loops at base of fork, fork and cantle, 2 pair of rings and a crupper
and gullet Dee. Additional hardware?
Specify quantity and where to
Rigging: Dropped cross fire with adjustable Stainless Steel
sliders and with 14-inch long nylon reinforced one-inch English billets.
Stirrup leathers: 2 inch biothane with stainless steel cam lock
buckles with leather sleeves or
top grain 1" nylon reinforced leathers with sleeves.
Stirrup hanger bar: 3-position for a 1-inch leather or 2 inch
Saddle pad: Saddle sox - synthetic
in brown or black Codura with black or white fleece.
All About Saddling DVD and Leather Care Kit: Yes
Additional options: Available
Standard padding or the extra padding of the Soft Seat - that is the question.
Center photo of lighter color saddle DOES NOT have the
extra padding that is in the Soft Seat.
Why select the extra padding of the Soft Seat?
There are some points to consider when deciding to select this option-with
the Soft Seat. First, you will lose some of the room that the saddle has
to offer for your rear-end - so if you are between sizes use this to help gauge
your seat size. Secondly when you select the Soft Seat, you will lose a
bit of the "pocket" to sit down in, (since the extra padding is now there for
your rear-end and /or your bone-y butt bones). Lastly, with the Soft Seat,
the saddle will have a bit of a narrower twist. The twist is the part that is
between your thighs (your crotch area). Therefore, if you like a narrower twist,
have a bony butt or need a smaller seat size, adding the extra padding of the
Soft Seat is key.
The Soft-Seat is soft and easy to care for. It has NO stitching
lines that can fill up with dirt and grime making a saddles seat difficult
or impossible to clean. Also having a seat with no stitching keeps the
saddles seat soft, as the more a saddles seat is stitched the firmer it
A similar model
to consider is the Battery, which is made
off of the same saddle tree:
The Tree on the RIGHT is the McMullen Saddle tree.
The Tree on the LEFT is the Endurance saddle tree.
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