Circle Y Josey Ultimate Hiphugger

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Barrel racing legend, Martha Josey, has designed – from the tree up – her Ultimate Barrel Saddles to reflect her personal style and preferences to keep you correct, balanced, and in stride with your horse.  The Hiphugger saddles have a rawhide slot for the rigging and are a throwback to Martha’s original design. These saddles have all of Martha’s essential features. Revised with new copper conchos and a turquoise stitched seat. Choice of full or round skirt option. Available in rich regular oil color or dynamic antique.

Every Josey Ultimate is built with these key features:
Horn: 4” forward slanted horn helps to push down into your turn and pull up coming out of your turn
Center Pocket Seat: for centering and balance keeps rider in stride with the horse
Pay Window Swells: keeps rider in correct position to hold the horn and keeps the horn available
Cantle: keeps you from getting behind the horse’s stride. The seat is dished so you sit in the seat and not on it, allowing you to stay in stride with the horse
Free Swing, Forward Hung Stirrup Leathers: keeps the feet forward preventing the rider from being thrown forward and off balance
Stirrups: 3” wide aluminum rubber grip stirrups for comfort and balance
Rigging: rawhide slots or 3-Way Adjustable
Ultimate Wood Tree: designed to Josey’s personal style and preferences

Additional Special Features:

  • Contrasting Turquoise Flame Stitch Seat in colors available: black, chocolate
  • Rawhide braided horn and silver laced rawhide cantle
  • Roughout seat jockeys and fenders help you keep your grip in the saddle
  • Silver Josey conchos and tips
  • Aluminum stirrups with rubber treads
  • 3-Way Inskirt Rigging lets you choose which position best suits your horse
  • Pre-set fenders to help your foot sit correctly

“Quality, Craftsmanship, Style… Demand the best – I do! I’ll only ride in a Circle Y because of the way the saddles fit our horses and help riders from beginner to advanced keep a correct seat.” – Martha Josey

Martha Josey is a living legend within barrel racing through her competitive accomplishments and also through her highly sought after year-round clinics. She is am 11-Time NFR Qualifier Barrel Racer, NFR World Champion 1980, WPRA and NBHA Champion, Olympic Gold Medalist Barrel Racer, and Clinician.

Medium: recommended for a horse with a defined wither
Wide: recommended for a horse with a round, or mutton, wither




Floral with Roper border


Rawhide In-skirt


4" Neck, 2 1/4" Cap


13" D x 25" L


26 lbs.