If anyone in IL is in the market for a new saddle, check this one out!
This used 18″ Bates Isabell is in excellent condition and is for sale at Saddler’s Row in Palatine IL.
It took me a while to find the perfect saddle for my OTTBs, and here it is – my beloved Bates Isabell. It does not fit Fred, who is a draft cross and requires an extremely wide tree. However, if you’re looking for a saddle that accommodates a wither for a horse with a more normal width, take a look at the Bates Isabell. Specifically, my Bates Isabelle, which is now consigned at Saddler’s Row in Palatine, IL.
I really can’t overstate how much I’ve enjoyed this saddle, and how sorry I am that it just didn’t work for my new extra-wide horse. In addition to being the most soft, grippy and comfortable saddle I’ve ever sat it, I also really appreciated the fact that it’s super adjustable, featuring both the…
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