Custom Vaquero Saddle by eli miller, one of a kind
I am so in love with this saddle! It has everything that I could ask for in a good using saddle that is lovely to look at as well. It has been Custom Made to our specifications by the Legendary, Amish Saddlemaker, Eli Miller. He is well known for his quality gaited saddles, but it is not common to find one of his custom Western Saddles. Everyone that has one, keeps them for life and now I see why. I could go on, but the quality speaks for itself.
The dark oil saddle is handcrafted with superior quality, hand tooled leather from Wickett and Craig in PA. The Bullhide covered tree has Full Quarter Horse Bars, made by Baties Custom Tree Company. It will fit those bigger, broader horses. It has a roomy 16 inch seat with a high backed cantle that really holds you in. It is quite comfortable and easy to ride in. I love the vintage Vaquero style, "A" fork tree, the slick seat and the impressive Sam Stagg Rigging,.Add the six inch rear rigging and natural rawhide accents, and you have a standout.
One important feature is the rolled stirrup leathers. This allows your legs to hang naturally with none of the twisting and knee fatigue that is so common with many western saddles. The heavyweight etched aluminum stirrup is there every time you need it. Once you have rolled stirrup leathers, you will never have another saddle without them. Take my word for it. It is a Game Changer.
All the hardware is stainless steel, plenty of rings and dees for your equipment. The plush underside is Genuine Sheepskin. Nothing but the best.
From the quality tree, to the superior leather, this is a handcrafted saddle. Made one at a time by the Legend himself, no assembly line here. Pride is taken with every stitch and stamp, and boy does it show. You will not find another saddle exactly like it. Eli Miller was particularly proud of this saddle, that is wonderful too see such pride and passion in one's workmanship. Great Amish tradition on a job well done. $2500