Post by Dragonslovedolls on May 8, 2013 2:40:17 GMT -5
Item# F2238 Saige makes sure Picasso looks his best for the "save the arts" parade with this set:
A fancy western saddle, decorated with faux silver details to sparkle in the sun A flannel saddle blanket and a pretty printed scarf for Picasso's tail Make-believe horse treats and a clicker that really works—your girl can teach Picasso new tricks!
I think this is a cute set. The saddle is basically a black, more decorative version of the Western Saddle set with a different saddle blanket.
Close up of the saddle:
Clicker and saddle blanket:
The blanket is soft, thin flannel with a sewn edging. The clicker really does work. It's attached to a reasonably thick covered elastic.
I had to wonder about the colour: where I come from, tying something red on to your horse's tail is a warning to those behind that your mount is likely to kick
With treats and clicker at the ready:
Not wearing her Parade Outfit (too lazy to change my doll at this moment!)
One thing I noticed is that the stirrup leathers seem a little too long when the doll is in the saddle, and the girth seems awfully narrow. It also sits further back than my memory suggests it should - but it's been a long time since I rode. The girth fastens with velcro.
Overall, it's a nifty set and I think it has great play value for kids (of all ages!).