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Some cowboys in cheyenne wyoming came up with this alternate wider cantle.
1874 cheyenne roll introduced in frank meana s shop in cheyenne wyoming.
There are two main cantle styles the pencil roll and the cheyenne roll.
The cantle can be from 3 1 2 to 5 1 2 tall.
Standard height is 4 unless specified.
This basic 1 2 seat style was used for many years but it wasn t until about 1880 that the front jockey was put on them to give them more of a finished look.
The cheyenne cantle is available in 3 3 1 4 3 1 2 and 4 heights.
1885 steel horns appear.
3 1 2 cheyenne roll 4 cheyenne roll 4 straigh cantle binding 5 1 2 straight cantle binding 4 roll over.
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Pictured in 3 1 2.
Steel replacements started to be used for repairs and then became the norm in new saddle construction.
The 1 2 seat cheyenne saddle was ridden by the texas trail drovers of this time period.
It also gives something to grip when picking the saddle up.
Circa 1890 wyoming base price for this old time saddle is 4500.
Cantle conundrums cantles are complicated.
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1880 s loop seats appear.
The standard on an endurance saddle is a roll over cantle but you can opt for a straight cantle binding or a cheyenne roll.
This came about because cowboys got tired of landing on the straight cantle.
Wood horns would often break from the strain of tying off cattle.
There is a lot more that goes into the look of a cantle than the shape of its outline and making a cantle that fits squarely onto the bars is a mathematical nightmare which is why we didn t figure it out mathematically.
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