The Ericksen Mountain Saddle
of the saddles are handmade from Hermann Oak
skirting leather. It features braided rawhide on the
horn and swells laced slots in the cantle are lined
with rawhide as well. It makes for a nice looking
saddle that is very durable.
There are seven
large 1 ½ inch Dee rings attached with rawhide so
there are ample places to attach rifle scabbards,
cameras, tie ropes, cruppers, britchin, or whatever
in secure manner.
We cut slots in the cantle
which are called “Santa Fe” slots after the old
mountain man type saddle. These are good for tying
on big game or extra packs.
These saddles are
constructed with Ralide trees. It is an Improved
Association style with semi quarter horse spread to
the bars. Saddles can be ordered in sizes 14”-17”
with your choice of a 4”or 5” cantle
rigging is a custom designed 3-way in-skirt rig to
enable the easy movement of cinch position from 7/8,
to ¾, to center fire in just seconds, without the
hassle of unlacing anything. This rig cuts down on
the weight and bulkiness, giving freedom of stirrup
leather movement. It gives close contact with your
riding animal, yet does no sacrifice strength. In
the rear it features a double ring that allows you
to move your back cinch further back.
the “Blevin’s” quick change buckles on the stirrup
leathers. All stirrup leathers are pre tuned prior
to oiling so that they will stay in the proper
position. The stock stirrup is the mountain tap.
It’s is an overshoe sized stirrup with western style
hood which will accommodate snow packs and hunting
boots with safety.
saddle comes with our hand tied Trail/Packer Cinch.
It has 21 strands, and is made 30” long (other
length’s can be made by request) It has 1 1/2 “ D
ring and each buckle, great for tying on a load
The saddle weigh between 32 and 40 pounds, and
are shipped with all latigos and cinches, so they
are ready to ride right out of the box.
also features several other tack that is designed
with comfort and freedom of movement of you mule.
Mule Breast Collar, which is designed to fit their
conformation. The Britchin is all leather
adjustable, and now with skate type buckles, rather
than Conways. The Crupper is a flaxseed filled tail
piece hand sewn to a wide strap, no buckles on the
lower end to catch tail hairs. It helps to keep the
saddle in place over rough terrain. All of the mule
tack works great on Horses as well!
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