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    Pinnacle Kirkby Close Contact Saddle

    Blazing Hot Deals! Up to 63% off! Prices valid through 5/31/19 or while sale quantities last.
    Item # 15578
    • Beautifully hand crafted from fine full grain English leather
    • Well-padded medium deep seat for optimal comfort
    • Features grippy padded knee rolls with movable knee blocks
    • 10 year warranty on the steel reinforced spring tree
    • Saddle only, fittings not included
    • Sizes: 16, 16.5, 17, 17.5, 18, 19
    • Gullet: Regular or wide
    • Twist: Medium
    • Flap: Regular
    • Flocking: Foam
    • Color: Caramel
    • Do you need a long flap? Check out #32120
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    $1,499.99 $899.99
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    Pinnacle Kirkby Close Contact Saddle

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    I am an experienced rider and have done trail, endurance, fun shows and parades. This saddle is very nice.


    Louisville Kentucky


    Perfect saddle for the price


    I bought this saddle 13....that's right 13 years ago at QH congress!!! Guess what? I still use it for shows and training rides. It does show some wear along the stitching but otherwise in perfect used condition. Fits my Appendix perfectly. I always kept it inside but didn't exactly clean and condition it like I should have in my younger years. It took the abuse well as the leather is still looking good.


    Perrysburg, OH

    This saddle is SO comfortable. Very good value.


    I use this saddle in the show ring. Schooling or class A. Looks just as good or better than the more expensive saddles.


    Culpeper, Va


    I absolutely love this saddle!


    I was not really expecting a lot from this saddle for the price but was thrilled with what I got. It's an amazing value! Excellent quality with out breaking your budget! Fits both me and my horse great. Very comfortable. Only bad thing I will say is the pictures online don't do this saddle justice. My saddle I recieved is a much richer brown color (which I 100% prefer).


    Middletown NY


    LOVE it


    Hi I just bought this saddle from the QH congress. I was fitted in many saddles and this one fite me the best. Had a great expeireince and learned a lot. I have ridden in this saddle a few times noe and it is super comfy and seems wuite durable. Cant beat the price either!




    Nice quality saddle


    Nice saddle for the price. Good quality leather, comfortable and fits well!!

    Cheryl Sepulveda

    South Lyon, Michigan




    I bought this saddle just about 9 years ago! i was in need of a new saddle but did not have a whole lot to spend on one. so i purchased the Kirby hoping that id get at least 3-4 years out of it. well here it is going on 9 years old (its just now starting to show signs of age) its my favorite saddle and i use it almost every day for schooling and show. I love the adjustable Velcro knee blocks, being short i always had a problem with other saddles knee blocks hitting me in the wrong spot, but with these i was able to put them where i need them to be. every one who has sat in my saddle is surprised at how comfortable it is to ride in, much more comfortable than some saddles that are double or triple the price of this one. when people ask me the brand or how much i paid for it no one can believe it. it looks just as fancy as other more expensive brands and no one can even tell. I'm so glad that Schneider's still carries this saddle and that its still priced great because when I go to buy a new one in a year or two I'm hoping they still have it because if so it will be my next saddle. pinnacle has a buyer for life! :)


    Lansing, IL


    Great Value!


    I needed a cheaper saddle that would fit my halter-bred Quarter Horse. He has huge shoulders that make English saddles difficult to fit, however the Pinnacle was perfect. The wide tree fit my horse excellently, and was comfortable for me to ride in. The leather itself isn't amazing, but for the price I think it's a good value. For what I needed, and what I could spend, I really enjoy the Pinnacle Kirkby. I ordered online, and didn't have any trouble, and the saddle arrived at my door in a few days.


    Columbus, Ohio


    Excellent saddle for the price!


    This is the first brand new English Saddle for my 13 year old. I didn't expect such great quality for the price. My daughter will have many great hours in her new saddle.

    Head Zoo Keeper

    Sturgeon Bay, WI


    great saddle


    really like it




    Pinnacle Kirkby Close Contact Saddle

    4.8 11


    Does this saddle come with stirrup leathers?


    The saddle does not come with leathers or irons. The fittings are sold separately.


    1) If this saddle does not fit me or my horse, am I able to return it with a refund of any monies paid? 2) I have seen a few variations of color for this saddle. Is this closer to Havana or on the lighter side of Caramel/Chestnut? 3) How do I submit my application for Lease to Purchase of this saddle? Can I include the fittings on the Lease to Purchase plan? Thank you in advance, Rachel


    All saddles have a 10 day trial to ensure proper fit for both horse and rider. We do ask that you wrap the leathers to prevent rubbing on the flaps. If the saddle does need to be returned, contact our Customer Service staff to make arrangements for pickup. The saddle color is more towards the shades of chestnut. We have a credit application that can be found on our website. Fill out and either fax to 44-543-2710 or email to kfilla@sstack.com . A lease can be taken for a term of either 1 or 2 years and fittings cannot be added to the lease option. At the end of the term, the saddle can be returned or purchased with all money paid going toward the purchase price. The extended purchase allows you to take payments for a term of up to 3 years with no penalty for early payoff.


    What does it mean when you talk about "the twist"?


    The twist is the part of the saddle(tree) that you will feel between your upper inner thighs.

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    What is the length of the flap on the regular saddle? What is the length of the flap on the extended flap saddle?


    Regular flap length: 15"; Long flap measurement: 16"

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    This is my first time buying an English saddle. I have a huge QH, he's 16.3 & very muscular. So I'm not sure if he's consider a wide or reg. Width. How do I measure for this? Also I noticed it said saddle only so I it safe to assume I need to purchase iron, iron straps & saddle pad? Are. the seat measurements the same as a western saddle?


    It would be best to call into customer service 800-365-1311. They will be able to answer all your questions and get a feel of what type of saddle would fit your horse and you. All the fittings for the saddle are sold separately and they will be able to help you find what works best and matches the saddle.

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    I bought this saddle my my daughter who is novice. It gives her stability and comfort learning the English discipline. She likes it a lot! Sent from my iPhone


    Yes you need to buy everything for it. It is just the saddle. My daughter's horse is a 16'2 QH and he is beefy and it fits very nice. I would go regular not wide. We bought the 17" and we average since ladies! Sent from my iPhone


    will the saddle pad that comes wit hit say pinnacle


    The saddle pad you are able to have any color option. It doesn't come with the Pinnacle embroidery.

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    What kind of twist does this saddle have? I'm looking for a narrow twist.


    The twist is medium.

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    I see that this saddle says the gullet comes into 2 widths, how do I determine what width I need?

    karen the newbie

    Generally, a horse with higher or average withers would be a regular gullet. Lower withered horses, wider built breeds would need to go with a wider gullet. Always consult your trainer for proper fit.

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    What is the width of the cantle?


    Depends which part of the cantle is being measured, the squared back part is 6" across.

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