For Sale --
For the serious collector !
(another parade saddle coming soon)
This is a most unusual Ted Flowers Parade Saddle! It was made to be
used on a smaller horse or Hackney Pony. Not truly a “pony saddle” but
better classified as a “Youth Saddle”. It was made for two youngsters in
Ohio and ridden in the early 1960s. Two of the photos show them
receiving show trophies and give a better idea of the scale of the
saddle.. I have a bit of the history of the saddle and ... the costumes
they wore. These costumes are available at a slight additional cost and
make a terrific display with the saddle and its parts..
I have just completed a full restoration of this rare saddle. It has
new leather lining throughout including fenders, breast collar, serapes
and new sheepskin under the skirts. The breast collar and serapes have
brand new drops (made with the old silver, of course) and the bridle is
duplicated from the original with the old silver. The metal throughout
is a combination of German Silver and Monel.
What a terrific rig for your young show/parade rider or use it as a
marvelous decorator item in your home or office. I guarantee you will
never see another like it !!
Here are the size details:
Seat size 12” -- Fork width 12” -- Cantle 3” --
Gullet - 5”
Bars 17” -- Skirts 12 1/2” x 23 -- Tapaderos 19” -- Serapes
11” x 31”
Breast Collar 3 3/4” x 31”
This saddle is as new as any 50 year old rig can be with new leather
linings and fully oiled and polished. It still shows enough “experience”
to enhance its collectible value and to remain a centerpiece in your