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Josey Ultimate Legend Barrel Saddle, Wide Tree

"Quality, Craftsmanship, Style.....Demand the best - I do! I'll only ride in a Circle Y because of the way the saddles fit our horses and help riders from beginner to advanced keep a correct seat." - Martha Josey.

The Legend is the replica of the Circle Y saddle that Martha herself custom designed and still rides in daily. This saddle sits you down on the approach to the barrel, enabling you to push your horse further up into the turn. It keeps you from being thrown forward. The 1" taller swell means the built up front end gives you more balance on the approach to a barrel.

Not only are Josey Ultimate saddles some of the best-looking saddles on the market, they are made and tested thoroughly to make sure they are exactly what barrel racers are looking for: forward hung stirrups, deep seats, and higher fronts. The Legend has a faux gator bicycle seat, copper swell plates, copper conchos, and copper accents. It's a beauty!

Josey Ultimate Legend Barrel Saddle is built on Josey's signature Ultimate wood tree designed to Martha Josey's personal style and preferences. These saddles fit a wide range of horses.

Ultimate Barrel Saddle Features:
  • forward hung stirrups
  • deep seats
  • higher fronts
  • faux gator bicycle seat
  • copper swell plates
  • copper conchos
  • copper accents
Additional Features & Benefits:
  • free swing, forward hung stirrup leathers to keep feet forward preventing the rider from being thrown forward and off balance
  • pre-set fenders to help your foot sit correctly
  • 4" forward slanted horn
  • roughout seat jockeys and fenders for a more secure grip
  • pay window swells for correct positioning
  • center pocket seat for centering and balance keeps the rider in stride with the horse
Ultimate Legend Barrel Saddle Measurements:
  • Silver: Copper Patina & Alternating spots
  • Tooling: 7/8 floral with border
  • Rigging: 3-Way Adjustable In-Skirt
  • Horn: 4" Neck, 2.25" Cap
  • Tree: Ultimate Wood Tree-Wide (Recommended for horses with a foundation quarter horse type build and a round or mutton wither
  • Skirt: 13.5"D x 25"L
  • Swell Width: 13"
  • Cantle: 4.5:
  • Weight: 28 lbs


Martha Josey is a living legend within barrel racing through her competitive accomplishments and also through her highly sought after year-round clinics. She is an 11-time NFR Qualifier Barrel Racer, NFR World Champion 1980, WPRA and NBHA Champion, Olympic Gold Medalist Barrel Racer, and Clinician.