|Stubben breastplate not a great fit|
Oddly, enough, though I knew I would have a wait a bit it to arrive...it never did! I waited...and I waited...and I waited. Finally in December, I sent an email to Lund and the owner was super apologetic. Somehow my order had been lost in the shuffle, so he arranged for another one to be shipped. I finally received it on January 9! It was worth waiting for though, because I am pleased with the quality.
The owner of Lund Saddlery was so apologetic that he even offered to send along a matching bridle (what?!) to make up for it. I assured him that wasn't necessary, because I am aware that things can happen and I am not one to complain. But he insisted and so we also have a brand new bridle to match! If that is not the best customer service EVER of ALL TIME, then I don't know what is!
Overall, the English leatherwork (Sedgwick) is outstanding for the price. All the hardware is stainless and looks to be substantial enough to last. I admit I am not normally a fan of fancy stitching, but I really love the look of both the breastplate and bridle. Of course, we have been in the Arctic Freeze for the past few months, so other than fitting both pieces to the mare and riding in them exactly ONCE, I have not put either piece of tack to the test. I will update my findings later on, once show season begins and I have put hours into the tack. However, I think they both will hold up well and become some of my favorite pieces!
I would definitely recommend checking out Lund Saddlery. They are a new company, so there is not a ton of tack yet available, but I know he has lots of plans coming along. I have seen photos of saddle prototypes on Facebook. Plus, there is a monthly contest to check out and enter!
|It also came with d-savers and a running martingale attachment!|