Old Tarpin Hill Saddles

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Early unpadded seat Tarpin Hill trooper saddle built before 1985 with Brass frames with laminate side boards are the most noticeable features.

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The first two years Tarpin Hill Made Trooper saddles were identified by the metal plate under the footman’s loop used for stirrup hangers.

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Tarpin Hill trooper saddle still use the original stitching pattern on the seats today. The solid brass frames were painted black, and the laminate boards were a bit wider at the back then the trooper saddles we build today.

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