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Wintec New Generation Close Contact Western Saddle

Wintec New Generation Close Contact Western Saddle

Item # 37132
  • The updated version of the #1 choice in lightweight, synthetic saddles
  • Skirt, fenders, skirt jockey, pommel and cantle are made of Dura Fabric
  • Built on a 5 year warranted tree with full quarter horse bars
  • Maintenance free and requires only soap and water to clean
  • Features an equi-suede memory foam seat for ultimate comfort
  • Cut away under each fender for close contact and less bulk
  • Nylon off billet and tie strap and plastic stirrups (2" wide)
  • Stainless steel D-rings and hardware
  • Color:  Black
  • Gullet measurement: 6 ¾”W x 7 ¾”H
  • Skirt: 28" L with a 14" drop
  • Sizes:  14, 15, 16 or 17
  • Weight:  20 lbs.
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Wintec New Generation Close Contact Western Saddle

I can actually saddle my own horse now!


I am a 69 year old lady who began taking riding lessons in March of 2018. I had not ridden previously. I started out using my coach's expensive leather saddle, but she would have to help me lift it onto the horse because of its weight. So my coach suggested a Wintec synthetic saddle with memory foam seat, which I purchased, and I can't tell you the difference! Not just the weight (no problem lifting it over the horse now!) of the saddle but now my legs and heels actually connect with the horse which I had trouble with when using the leather saddle. My control and confidence in the seat has really improved. I would recommend this saddle because it is easy to take care of, looks great, and it only weighs about 20 pounds.


Lone Oak, TX


I would buy this saddle again


I will use my saddle for trail riding, pleasure riding and training. I am excited to have a lightweight saddle that I can lift easily.


Bennett, Co


Nice western saddle


Very comfortable saddle.




Good saddle for the price


The only negative I could say is that the seat isn't as comfortable as I would like. The saddle looks good and rides good. Perfect for the money spent.




I love the how durable an comfortable my new saddle is


Love dealing with you Great items Excellent customer service


brooklyn wi


Great light weight saddle


Nice and light weight nice looking good ride. Better then I expected I would recomend this saddle. I have owned many expensive saddle but am getting older and needed something lighter




Great saddle!


Lovely saddle! Very good construction and durable. I plan to use this for trail rides on my dressage horse. It is lightweight. I had a wintec western for 15 yrs and I expect this saddle to last just as long! It has a closer feel than most saddles and as an english rider this was very important to me.




Nice saddle.


I like the saddle, its amost like riding in an english saddle. You have alot of contact with the horse. The only complaint I have is the stirup lengths are geared for tall people. With the striups all the way up they were still to long for me, I am 5'3", even in a 15" saddle. I was able to punch holes to make it work but only had nylon to punch thru.




Wintec New Generation Close Contact Western Saddle

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Are the sizes based on seat sizes? I ride English, so I am not familiar with Western sizing. How would the seat sizing compare to an English dressage saddle?


The average size of a Western saddle for an adult is 15.5-16" seat. The rule of thumb is to subtract 2 inches from the hunts seat saddle size you would ride in.


Sent from my iPhone My dressage saddle is a 15 and so is this western saddle that I bought. They do measure the same way. Happy riding!


Kathie.. my husband rides Western and me English not sure of your body size but the seat size I use western is 15 1/2 to 16. I've had Dressage and AP saddles that ranged from 16.5 to 17.5 so there is a big difference when going to Western. If you get bigger than 16 in Western you gonna be swimming in it unless you are more full figured and have hips and behind. I'm 5'6 and I've always had skinny legs and no behind much so 16 in a Western is where the road stops for me. I hope this helps you. Allison Sent from my iPhone


What is the cantle height?


4" height on the cantle.

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Would this fit a thoroughbred?


Might be a bit wide depending on how the horse is built. Wintec has a full bar that will measure around 7 ½" across.

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Could this fit a mammoth donkey?


We don't see why it won't fit your donkey. But we guarantee the fit. If for any reason you don't like it please contact us and we will pick it up.

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Can you attach a crupper?


It does not have a crupper ring.

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It does not have a crupper ring.

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What is the gullet size? Is this saddle good for a quarter horse?


The gullet measurement is 6 ¾"W x 7 ¾"H.

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How does this material compare to Nylon Cordura for keeping its looks, long lasting wear & getting wet on trails. Also, it states it comes with full quarter horse bars, can you please give me an accurate measurement on that. I ride stocky foundation quarter horses and truly do need nothing less than the full 7 to 7 1/2" bars. Thank you, lee


The Bar on this is going to be a Full Quarter Horse Bar which is 7 1/4" The Nylon will be the same quality.

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What are the lengths stirrups adjust?


The dimensions on the fenders: 19" x 8"

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What is the skirt length for the 17"?


The Skirt size is: 28" Long x 14" Deep

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