Dakota Custom Saddles

Our customers are sometimes amazed at the results of Cultured Cowboy, working through our saddle makers. Below are some very detailed pictures for those of you who really like to see the finer points of what to expect in a customized Dakota Saddle from Cultured Cowboy. Here is another great example of a 213 saddle as made especially the way you need it for your riding experiences.  This saddle has full QH bars and a 17" seat made with NASA foam; Chocolate brown seat top with center fire rigging.


Dakota 213 Trail Saddles

Here we have a 17 inch seat with that comfy NASA foam inserted as your seat, so that it contours to your buttocks. Just 10 minutes & it settles in to your body shape!  Especially great if you ever had lower back issues or a coccyx bone problem.

The rigging is set for center fire options so that you can best fit a few horses, adjusting the girth position for each horse perfectly! Real sheepskin bottom holds the saddle next to the pad without unnecessary movement, yet still has thousands of air pockets for best protection of the horse back.  And all these air pockets also add to rider comfort. 

You can give us your true inseam measurements and we can have the saddle fitted for your best comfort. This is especially handy for youth, ladies, or tall cowboys! (Measure from your crotch to the ground while barefooted, with feet about shoulder length apart. if this is 30 inches, we will actually have the stirrups ready to set at 28 inches, so you can sit with pressure comfortably in your stirrups. Yes, the leathers will still adjust with the other holes.) 

Every part of this saddle is made for you to enjoy your ride.  From having lots of places to hold other gear, to easy moving fenders and stirrup leathers. And it has been carefully conditioned with PH balanced Lexol and Hand rubbed with Extra Virgin Olive oil to bring out the depth and luster. A final protective finish of saddle lacquer gives further protection and helps hold the moisture balance for you, and brings together the blending of the individual colors which better leathers are known for.


Here we upgraded the nylon girth tie straps to BigHorn’s best nylon “latigos”. They hold in place without slipping and last a long time, and are soft against either leg or horse.  (Nylon, not polypropylene) The secret is in the “little lines that grip” weave of the strap.  With a double wrap, they bind in place.  Just a simple tug backwards from ground position and they loosen as needed. These girth straps are great for a center fire rigging, and if you need a refresher on how to tie one, check out our YouTube video on it here.



No. DAK-213 Trail Saddle

  • TREE:  17" Full Quarterhorse Bars Steele Equi-Fit Fiberglass Covered Flex Tree - 10 Year Warranty
  • HORN: 3 1/2" Leather Covered Pleasure trail
  • RIGGING: Center Fire Stainless Steel In-Skirt Drop
  • CANTLE: 5"
  • SEAT:  17" NASA Foam
  • STIRRUP LEATHERS: 2.5" set from 29" to 35" inseam. 
  • FINISH: Pro Brown, Pre-Oiled and Conditioned.
  • COLOR: Pro Brown Chocolate Seat.
  • WEIGHT: Approx. 33 pounds.

NOTE: The reasons Pricing is left off:  1) Dakota  asked us not to advertise our low pricing.  2) Almost all of these saddles are customized for you, and the Low Pricing must be figured depending on the many options chosen.  Thanks!

Seat Sizes:

Base Prices Compare At:

Our CC Price

13", 14", 15", 16"


17" $1675.00  $1473.99 Loaded & Ready to Ride!
Other sizes Call us $

Our Price:  

Our CC Prices are Too Low To Advertise.  Dakota requested that we not post our actual delivered prices.   We will deliver more saddle value for the buck than anyone; because, we know more about riding, and fitting saddles than most! (No brag, just fact!)

Really, with all the many options available, these saddles are hard to price without a conversation anyway.   Thanks, Chuck

And don't forget about a matching breast collar with your saddle! Cultured Cowboy carries a full complement of tack and accessories for you and your horse.

 Please e-mail or call us for a friendly quote on your “Dream Saddle”. 

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