I’m in the market for a new saddle and I’m curious to know what other riders love about their saddles.

Since I like to do long trail rides, I’m thinking the lighter weight of a synthetic saddle might be a big plus for keeping my horse comfortable longer. I know they won’t last as long as leather one, but their ease of care is very tempting.

Here’s an article on the leather versus synthetic saddles debate.

Let me know if there are other reasons you like or dislike leather or synthetic saddles.