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Horse Saddle Reviews

Used Billy Cook Barrel Saddle Sale

Before I get into my used Billy Cook barrel saddle sale review, I want you to know that there’s nothing like riding in a new saddle.

And even though every horse rider may dream of riding in a new, fresh off the tree saddle, the reality is that for financial reasons, some people may have to opt for a used saddle instead.

Don’t get me wrong, there are multiple benefits to buying a used saddle. Those reasons are often overlooked. That’s why I’m excited to to talk to you about the used Billy Cook barrel saddle sale that’s happening as I write this post and the benefits of owning used!

Used vs. New Saddle

Used Billy Cook Barrel Saddle Sale Price

The most obvious benefit to buying a used saddle is the price. Let’s face it, horse riding is a fun, but expensive hobby. From the equipment, like a saddle, to other expenses – like caring for your horse, horse riding apparel, event costs and more – horse riding requires having disposable income.

Yeah. This hobby isn’t cheap.

So, any money you save by buying a used saddle, means you’ll be able to spend that money on other things related to your hobby – like riding apparel and events. Or, maybe taking that trip you’ve always wanted. Used saddles sometimes save you from 25% to 50% lower than brand new saddles.

Used Billy Cook Barrel Saddle Sale Quality

The saddle manufacturing company in this sale, which is the Billy Cook company, takes great pride in what they sell. This is also true in what they re-sell. Every saddle Billy Cook receives through their trade-in program, is guaranteed to leave customers satisfied.

Here’s how the used Billy Cook Barrel Saddle Sale works.

The craftsmen at Billy Cook thoroughly review all traded in, used saddles for any damage or flaws. They then fix any imperfections before they put these used saddles back on the market.

This means that a Billy Cook used saddle meets the same high-quality standard as that of their new Billy Cook saddles

Used Billy Cook Barrel Saddle Sale – Usability

A saddle that’s already been used has one big advantage over a new saddle. It’s already been broken in. Ask any horseback rider and they’ll tell you that trying to break in a new saddle is not easy and can sometimes be uncomfortable for horse and rider.

It’s like a new pair of shoes. Sometimes, they hurt your feet until you get used to them. Same with a used saddle – only the work has already been done for you!

Used Billy Cook Barrel Saddle Sale – The Process

The craftsmen who sell used Billy Cook saddles are experts in their field and know their saddles. Each used Billy Cook saddle that’s re-sold goes through an extensive screening process to ensure that they hold up to the company’s standards.

Once a used saddle is offered for a trade-in, the used saddle is inspected for any flaws. If any flaws are found on the used saddle, those flaws are repaired. Then the saddle is cleaned and oiled so that the saddle looks brand new.

Next, an expert photographer takes high-quality images of the used saddle without the use of photoshop. Then the saddle is posted online with the accompanying accurate measurements.

Billy Cook Saddles

Billy Cook has been a leading Western saddle manufacturing company since the 1950s. They’ve been making different types of saddles and other horse riding equipment for years.

Billy Cook makes saddles for disciplines such as for all-around, barrel, cutting, ranch, reining, roping, show and trail. Western horse saddle manufacturing is a competitive business.

And if you want to stay in the game and last for years, you really need to produce high-quality products. Billy Cook does.

Used Billy Cook Barrel Saddle Sale

The Billy Cook Used barrel saddle sale is a great opportunity to get a high-quality saddle at a great discount. This used Billy Cook barrel saddle sale offers lots of used saddles in mint condition. With so many used saddles to choose from, you may even end up buying two.

With all of these benefits that I’ve just mentioned, why wouldn’t you purchase a used saddle? If you’re still unsure about purchasing a used saddle, you can rest assured that the people at Billy Cook will make the buying process worry-free.

In fact, there’s always someone you can speak with live or via chat. The chat feature is open 24/7. And on that note, I’m going to review two used Billy Cook barrel saddles that are on sale.

My Used Billy Cook Barrel Saddle Sale Review

15 Inch Used Billy Cook BW Barrel Racing Saddle 1930

Used Billy Cook Barrel Saddle Sale
Lightweight and Durable

This 15 Inch Used Billy Cook BW Barrel Racing Saddle 1930 is a great used saddle. This is due to its amazing features. The tree of the 15 Inch Used Billy Cook BW Barrel Racing Saddle 1930 consists of rawhide covered wood for durability.

It’s lightweight for ultimate speed. Rough out seat jockey for locked in secure grip for those sharp turns and sudden stops.

Used Billy Cook Barrel Saddle Sale – Appearance

The 15 Inch Used Billy Cook BW Barrel Racing Saddle 1930 is made with gleaming silver spots and detailed tooling. You’d never know that this gorgeous saddle had been used.

TREE MATERIAL: Rawhide Covered Wood
SEAT SIZE: 15 Inch
HORN SIZE: 3-1/2″ x 1-3/4″
RIGGING: Single Western Dee
HARDWARE: Stainless Steel
WEIGHT: Approx 28 lbs

15 Inch Used Billy Cook Barrel Saddle 2032

Used Billy Cook Barrel Saddle Sale

This saddle is built on a strong tree and will last all of the sharp twists and turn you and your horse will put it through.

It’s also incredibly lightweight with back off billets. This saddle has slated aluminum stirrups and is great for barrels, poles, and mounted shooting.

Used Billy Cook Barrel Saddle 2032
TREE MATERIAL: Rawhide Covered Wood
SEAT SIZE: 15 Inch
HORN SIZE: 3″ x 1-3/4″
RIGGING: Single Western Dee
HARDWARE: Stainless Steel
WEIGHT: Approx 23 lbs

Billy Cook Barrel Saddle Sale Conclusion

These two saddles are just a couple of the many great used saddles that you can find at the used Billy Cook barrel saddle sale. And no matter what used saddle you pick, it’s guaranteed to be just as good as new. Was this article helpful to you? If so, please post your comments below.

Click here to find out more about used saddles and the trade-in program at The Horse Saddle Shop.


  • Lily says:

    What a terrific review of the Billy Cook Barrel Saddle. I’ve been around horses all my life but although I know my saddles I’ve been riding in hacking and dressage so the saddle s are completely different. I truly love the idea of having all this leather holding you in instead of just knee grip and weight.

    What a great offer they make to pass their professional eye over second-hand saddles, spruce them up and check for safety and give a guarantee. You can’t ask for better than that. I wonder how much a new one is compared to the second hand ones?

    • Shalisha Alston says:

      Hi there. Thanks for your comment. Yes, knee grip and weight won’t help evenly distribute weight over the horse’s back – the right saddle with the right size tree will.  Whether there are big savings on a new saddle compared to a used one really depends on the brand and the type of saddle. Some saddles, like Cashel, and Double J are super expensive to begin with. So their used counterparts, won’t be that much cheaper. But if you’re looking to buy Circle Y, Big Horn and/or and Billy Cook saddle brands, these brands are reasonably priced already. So a used saddle sale in any of these brands will likely save you a lot of money.  And remember, there’s always a money-back guarantee.

  • Mike says:

    Hello there! I always wanted to ride a horse but I never had the chance to do so. I never knew horse saddles can be so expensive. I guess that would similar to buying new and used textbooks for students right?I have a friend who owns several horses as a a hobby, so I will be forwarding this article to them. Thanks for this informative post!

    • Shalisha Alston says:

      Hi Mike. Thanks for commenting. I love your analogy. I remember those days when I was a college student and the difference between a used textbook and a new one was an arm and a leg. LOL. It’s pretty much the same when buying new or buying used horse saddles. And like textbooks, you can sell the saddle back to the manufacturer providing you bought the saddle from a reputable company online – such as The Horse Saddle Shop – which has a remarkable trade-in program and promises you a money-back guarantee.  Please feel from to refer your friends. 

  • Cogito says:

    Hey Shalisha. Very interesting article. To be fair I’m just starting my adventure with horse riding and all advice is extremely helpful. To be fair, I had never heard about Billy Cook saddles until your review of these high quality products. Now that I see the affordable price of used saddles, I’m tempted to give buy one.

    • Shalisha Alston says:

      Hi Cogito. Thank you for your comment. I would recommend that if you’re just starting out, buy a used saddle. It will help you decide what’s the best saddle for you, while keeping your cost low. 

  • Shalisha Alston says:

    Thanks for your comment. Keep coming back.

  • James L says:

    I’m so glad I came across your site! I grew up barrel racing and with horses. Growing up it was always exciting getting a new saddle. Take a few pictures of it in pristine condition and they get to breaking it in. A saddle is not fully appreciated until it is fully broken in, oiled, scuffed, etc. I can’t even explain the expense of a new saddle versus a used one. I’m going to forward your site to my sister who is still an avid barrel racer. Thanks for the great article and providing such a great resource!

    • Shalisha Alston says:

      Hi there. Thanks for your comment. Yes, there are pros and cons to buying a new vs. a used saddle. But in the end, the biggest payoff of buying a used saddle, when purchasing from a reputable company, is that it’s below price and it’s already broken into.

  • Christine says:

    They are beautiful saddles. Even if they’re used, the good thing is that they are already broken in. What if a used saddle that is broken in is used for a horse that has never had that saddle, wouldn’t you have to break it in again? I was just wondering 😉 I don’t buy many used items, but knowing that these used saddles go through a screening process is very reassuring. These saddles look amazing, sturdy, and of good quality!

    • Shalisha Alston says:

      Hi. Thanks for your comment and your question. Just like saddles come in all different sizes, styles and uses, so do horses. Certain types of horses are used for certain disciplines. That’s why it’s important to take your horse’s measurements before buying the saddle. Some horses are high-withered, short-backed, etc. Take the measurement of your horse’s back first before buying a saddle. I highly recommend you read my post on Western Saddle Tree Sizes. It shows you how to measure your horse for the right seat size.

  • Rorodote says:

    Hi there Again! Thanks for another cool review. Well I will tell you what? This article right here was really informative. What I like about the Billy cook barrel saddle is that  you can Pay over time with their new monthly payment options. So satisfaction is almost guaranteed. Really glad I came by this

    • Shalisha Alston says:

      Hi there! Yes. The Horse Saddle Shop allows you to pay over time with both new and used saddles. The good news about buying a used saddle from the Horse Saddle Shop is that they make sure the saddle is cleaned up, in great condition. And you can always get your money back. 

  • Ann says:

    I am so glad I found your site. My sister was doing chores and I had to call her to show her all the different saddles you have here. We initially had savings for buying a used one. But recently our savings in BTC went up and we’re super excited we can now buy a new one.

    • Shalisha Alston says:

      Hi Ann. Thanks for your comment. Yes, now, you and so many others can afford to buy a high-quality saddle, thanks to The Horse Saddle Shop’s trade-in program. This is how it works: If you buy a used saddle from The Horse Saddle Shop, you get to try it out for two weeks. If you don’t like it, you can trade it in for another saddle (new or used), or get your money back! I highly recommend you visit The Horse Saddle Shop.

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