Cowboy Bob's Dictionary

Saddle Tree Bows

Saddle tree showing the bows

The Bars are those parts of the saddle tree that form curved connections between the side pieces of a saddle tree. Originally made of a light wood such as basswood, many saddle trees are now made of composite materials such as plastic resins. This wooden tree has been Fiberglas reinforced.

Cowpokes Store Photo by Bob Lemen. All Rights Reserved.

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1812 E. 53rd St.,
Anderson, Indiana 46013.