Customized Rodeo Competition Saddle

When Allen & Ton find a saddle in a storage container in Nashville, they head over to the local rodeo to get some information and try and make a deal.

- HOLY COW.

THIS RIGHT HEREIS A BRONC RIDING SADDLE

USED IN RODEO COMPETITION.

- WHO WAS THE FIRST PERSONTO FIGURE OUT

THAT WE COULD MAKE A HORSEGO LIKE THAT

AND THAT IT COULD BEA SPORT?

- IT ALL STARTEDOVER 150 YEARS AGO.

ONE RANCHERPITTED HIS BEST HAND

AGAINST A NEIGHBORING RANCHER'SBEST HAND.

YOU KNOW, NOW, THEY MODERNIZEDIT AND REVOLUTIONIZED IT,

AND WE'VE TURNED ITINTO THE SPORT OF RODEO.

- SO THIS IS A SPECIALTY SADDLE?- EXACTLY.

A REGULAR STIRRUP'SMADE FOR COMFORT.

THIS IS MADE TO PUSH ON ITAND GET LEVERAGE.

THESE STIRRUPSARE ROUNDED.

THEY'RE MADE SO THAT YOUR FOOTCAN COME OUT OF 'EM.

- 'CAUSE YOU WANT TO GETYOUR BOOT OUT OF IT

WHEN THAT THINGTAKES OFF ON YOU

AND YOU'RE GETTING DRAGGED.

- COWBOYS ARE PRETTY TOUGH.

I MEAN, MOST OF 'EMTOUGH ENOUGH TO BLOW BUBBLES

WITH BEEF JERKY.[laughter]

BUT THEY DON'T WANTTO BE DRUG BY A HORSE.

- IF I'M GONNA BE ON A BRONC...- I LIKE THAT.

- GOING LIKE THIS, I'M GONNAHAVE A PILLOW ON THERE.

WOULD YOU THINK LESS OF ME

IF I CAME OUTWITH A PILLOW ON THERE?

AS I WAS LIKE, "YOW!"- HEY.

LOOKING AT THAT HATYOU'VE GOT ON...

- YEAH.- I WOULDN'T THINK LESS OF YOU

FOR A PILLOW, I PROMISE.[laughs]

- [laughs]- LISTEN TO ME, SIR.

YOU CAN SAY WHAT YOU WANTABOUT ME.

NEVER DISPARAGETHE GOOD NAME OF MY HAT.

IT'S DONE NOTHING WRONG.

- BUT IT'S NOT DONEA WHOLE LOT RIGHT EITHER,

SO--[laughter]

- ALL RIGHT,SO YOU DON'T LIKE THE HAT.

HOW ABOUT THE SADDLE?

- YOU DON'T SEE A WHOLE LOTOF THESE UP FOR SALE.

- DID WE HIT A GOLD MINE?

- IT STILL HASSOME VALUE TO IT,

BUT IT'S A SPECIALIZED SADDLEFOR RODEO COMPETITION.

I MEAN, YOU'RE LOOKINGSOMEWHERE IN THE $1,200 RANGE.

DEPENDING ON HOW IT PERFORMS,I MEAN, MAYBE A LITTLE MORE.

THIS SADDLE'SOBVIOUSLY NOT NEW.

LOOK AT THE MARKS.AND THAT'S FROM JUST BEING USED.

AND THE LEATHER'SA LITTLE WRINKLED HERE.

- FOR ALL I KNOW,THIS SADDLE WAS USED

BY ONE OF THE GREAT RIDERS.

- THAT'S A POSSIBILITY,

BUT THEY'RE TAILOR-MADE.

WE'RE GONNA BRING INA FIVE-TIME

SADDLE BRONC RIDING CHAMPION.HE KNOWS.

WE'RE GONNA GET HIMTO LOOK IT OVER,

GET HIM TO RIDE IT.

IF IT PERFORMS,EIGHT SECONDS, 1,250 BUCKS.

PRETTY GOOD MONEYFOR YOU.

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