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Below you will find information and the particular options we offer for building the perfect saddle for you. All saddles and options are based on our standard or "Base Price" saddle. Please click on the interactive links for detailed photos of the saddles/options. If you don't see what you're looking for here please also visit the Gallery page where there are several examples of our work. If you are ready to order or simply have a few questions please call, we would like to visit and discuss your order to make certian we build the perfect saddle to meet your needs!

John Willemsma

Our Base Price Saddle Includes:

  • Roughout Finish
  • Wade or Tree style of your choice
  • 7/8 Flat Plate Rig or Full Double Rig
  • Cheyenne Roll or Strait Bead Cantle
  • 4" High Cantle or Height of your choice
  • 4" Monel Stirrups or Size of your choice
  • 4" Rear Cinch
  • 2 Long Latigos
  • Mule Hide Horn Wrap
  • Cross over Rope Strap
  • Breast Collar Hangers
  • All Stainless Steel Hardware

Also Your Choice Of:

  • Seat Size: 15", 15-1/2", 16" or 16-1/2"
  • Fender Length
  • Horn Size and Style
  • 90 or 93 degree bars

Base Roughout Wade
Base Roughout Wade

Tooling/Stamping Option Definitions

Half Breed
Includes - tooled swell, gullet, cantle back, skirts, and back jockey, rear billets. Roughout seat and fenders.

Partial Tooling/Stamping
Includes - tooled swell, cantle back, gullet, back jockey. Roughout seat, fenders, and rear billets.

Saddle & Option Prices
Click Option Below for an Example

Roughout (Base Price) $6,000
Partial Basket $6,400
Half Breed Basket $6,600
Full Basket $7,100
4X Partial Flower
Call or Email For Pricing
4X Partial Flower with Boarder
4X Half Breed Flower
Full Flower Starting At:

Breast Collars

Plain Breast Collar $225
Basket Breast Collar $250
Flower tooled to match saddle Call for Price
Martingale Start at $400

Other Options

Inlaid Padded Seat $250
Tapaderos Call for Price
Rawhide Braided Rings $50 ea.
Buck Rolls $145
Stainless Rings on Saddle Strings $5ea.


Custom Silver Horn Cap: Call For Price
Custom Cantle Conch: Call For Price
Custom 1-1/2" Conchos Call For Price
Custom Sterling Rope Strap Buckle Call For Price
Base Roughout

All Custom Silver Work is Done In House

A Note on Our Wade Trees

Our wade saddles are built on the original wade patterns and are built by one of the finest tree makers around. We use only the fines raw materials available to use. We strive to bring you the finest in horse gear. Please pay careful attention to these measurements when ordering your saddle. 

  • Seat Length
  • Cantle Width
  • Cantle Height  
  • Horn Cap Width
  • Horn Height
  • Gullet Width
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Our Saddles Feature only U.S. Made Hardware. The Highest Quality Available.

LJ's Saddlery
John Willemsma
535 Airway Dr.
Westcliffe, CO 81252
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