Saddle Up Daddy!!!
When the Daddy Saddle was presented to the sales people at theKenner January meeting in Cincinnati attended by Joe Steiner and others of management it was presented by our designer at that time, Jeep Kuhn who came into the room on his hands and knees with this saddle around his back (I can’t remember who was on the saddle at the time) but everybody started laughing and the jokes were obviously flying around the room. This was truly a different toy concept especially at that time period of 1965.
Most kids would be perfectly content riding around on their parents bareback style, but this was a need Kenner thought they couldn’t pass up. As rare as these toys seem to be, I’m thinking Kenner missed the mark on the demand. That or the toy caught on with the S&M crowd and things went horribly wrong from there.
The picture below…
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