Rare Horse Saddles Stolen in Texas

Posted at Tuesday, August 2, 2016 in Article

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Deputies responded to Madson’s Tack and Equine burglary alarm on Friday, July 29th to find two rare and identifiable saddles stolen.  Why are they so valuable?

  • One is a limited style with special stirrups with only 11 of these saddles produced in the United States.
  • The saddle is trimmed with lots of silver with the entire horn trimmed in silver.
  • The seat has an alligator print.

The shop, located in Wichita Falls, had the back door of the building forced open. A security camera caught the theft of two saddles, valued at approximately

Once saddle, valued at $6,999, is a Texas Millennial Show Saddle. Also stolen and valued at $650, is a Winners Circle Show Saddle.

A pair of horse saddles, totaling nearly $8,000 in value together, were stolen from a tack and equine shop in Wichita Falls in the early hours of Friday morning. 

Deputies responded to Madson's Tack and Equine in reference to a burglary alarm. The deputies found the back door of the building forced open, and security cameras caught the theft on tape.  

One of the stolen saddles, valued at $6,999, is a Texas Millennial Show Saddle. The other is a Winners Circle Show Saddle valued at $650.  

If you see the saddles, contact the Wichita County Sheriff's office at (940) 766-8170. Make sure you check out Craigslist, eBay and horse auctions when you are online or at a horse sale. 

RESOURCE: http://www.texomashomepage.com/news/local-news/rare-horse-saddles-stolen, By Matt McCullock, Published 07/29 2016 05:22PM

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