RW Bowman Working Class A-Fork Saddle - West 20 Saddle Co.
$ 2,195.00
  • MSRP: $2700
  • Tree: A-Fork style tree made of Southern Yellow Pine and rawhide covered. Manufactured by Steele Saddle Tree, LLC. The ground work is hand shaped using skirting leather over a 20 gauge tin seat strainer. We shape this leather to sit you comfortably in the saddle, eliminating the need for all the fancy-named thick padding that many are using today to cover poor ground work.
  • Seat Size: Available in 16" and 17".
  • Bars: Full Quarter Horse Arizona Bars
  • Weight: Approximately 45 lbs.
  • Gullet Width: 7"
  • Gullet Height: 8"
  • Swell: A-Fork; Width 9 ½"
  • Skirts: Length 27", Width 11 ½". Lined with faux shearling.
  • Cantle: Height 4",  Width 12½",  Dish 1 ½". Style ½" Natural Rawhide Pencil Roll. Hand Sewn.
  • Horn: Height 3½",  Diameter 4".  Natural rawhide tipped.  Hand sewn. Mule hide wrap.
  • Stirrup Leathers: 3" with leather covered Blevins Buckles.
  • Stirrups: Wooden metal bound bell stirrups. Natural rawhide covered and hand laced. 3" treads.
  • Rigging: Horseshoe Brand. Flat Plate dropped in-skirt, 7/8’s position. 2 ½" beveled stainless steel dees in rear.
  • Flank Cincha: 3" tapering to 1 ¾"; burgundy latigo lined. Stainless steel roller buckles.
  • Leather: 13-15 oz. Thoroughbred skirting in Walnut or Golden.
  • Trim: All Hardware, including the saddle screws and washers, is stainless steel. Saddle strings cut from premium, 5-7 oz. burgundy latigo. We use the Union Lockstitch to sew and pull the 346 white nylon thread tight at 4 ½ stitches to the inch.
  • Finish: Each Working Class A-Fork first receives a warm coat of 100% pure neatsfoot oil, followed by a generous coat of Aussie Leather Conditioner. Edges are burnished by hand rubbing.
  • Tooling: Basket Stamped with Barb Wire Border.