True comfort for today's riders & horses begins with the revolutionary new Jim Taylor "shoulders-free" tree. Our 'shoulders free' front bar angle greatly reduces the pressure on both sides of the horse's withers above the scapular area.

  • FG TREE: Designed for Francois Gauthier. Features an 'association' style swell with a quarter horse width gullet. The cantle is 3 ½" tall, with a deep dish. The bars are the 'arlzona' type with our special twist & flare for equal pressure over the entire horse's back.
  • SS TREE: Designed for Steve Schwartzenberger, features a combination of a 'Hoyt' style swell with a wider quarter horse gullet. The cantle is 3 ½" tall with a deep dish. The bars are the 'Vancore' type with our special twist & flare for equal pressure over the horse's entire back. Our 'shoulders free' front bar angle greatly reduces pressure on both sides of the horse's withers above the scapular area.
  • JQ ARABIAN TREE: Designed for Josh Quintus. Features a combination of the famous 'Art Vancore' style swell and bars with a special Arabian gullet and bar spread width.
  • JT TREE: Originally designed as a combination reiner and cutter/ cowhorse tree. The swell is thinner and taller with cutter style bars that lay very flat and close to the horse.
  • KW TREE: Designed for Ken Wold. The swell is thin cutter shape 8½" tall with special 'Shoulder Free' cutter bars that are thinner and flatter to sit down on a horse eliminating any 'roll' to the finished saddle. The horn is a special cowhorse style 3 3/4" flat cap leaned slightly forward and exclusive to all Ken's saddles.

  • RD TREE: Designed for Rocky Dare. Features Rocky's special swell style and a 4" tall deep dish cantle.

  • ZD TREE: Designed for Zane Davis. Features a combination cutter / cowhorse / reiner style swell. The horn is a cutter / cowhorse style and is 4" tall with a 1½" horseshoe cap.