*Please note: this saddle is NEW TO ORDER we do not hold stocks of new saddles and lead times vary but are currently around 8-10 weeks*
This ‘next generation’ of adjustable saddle design has all the benefits of our superb quality leather and extraordinary attention to detail, combined with its revolutionary new EGP system, to ensure that each saddle is expertly tailored for each individual horse and rider today, tomorrow and for many years to come. While every Ideal saddle is tailored for the perfect fit for each horse, the unique EGP (ergonomic gullet plate) system which lies at the heart of the T&T design allows these saddles to be quickly and easily adjusted for the changing seasons or the growth of a youngster. What this means is that your Ideal T&T saddle can be adjusted to continue to provide the perfect fit, even though your horse’s shape may change and develop over the years.
Technical & Traditional (T&T) Adjustable Dressage Saddle. Manufactured out of Veg Tan solid leather and soft hide. Pre- moulded medium soft Dressage seat. Soft cupped pads, with a set of Velcro Knee Blocks as standard. Interchangeable Straps allowing you to switch girthing from Point Strap position to neck web position.
Handcrafted in Walsall Creating the IDEAL saddle takes time and each one progresses through several stages of manufacture. When manufacturing Ideal saddles only the finest materials are used, from handmade saddle trees made by Ideal in Walsall, to the highest quality leather and components. Unique Trees Ideal are well known for their unique saddle trees handmade by skilled craftsmen in their own Walsall based factories. The Trees Ideal offer in their saddles are designed specifically with tricky fitting and shaped horses in mind. If Ideal don’t have a tree, no saddle will.
Targeted Saddle Models Hand in hand with the saddle trees Ideal saddles have also designed their saddle models to target specific shapes horses. Ideal saddles really have thought about every model and their need in the saddlery trade. Ideal saddles have models to suit all horses and ponies from wide flat backed native and cob types to narrow high withered shapely thoroughbred or sports horse types.
Speciality Saddles Ideal saddlery offer a range of speciality saddles that include Polo saddles and race horse saddles which is rare in the modern day saddlery industry to find along-side generic saddle models.
What our fitters think: “We LOVE Ideal saddles at Saddles Direct for many reasons, one being their time honoured reputation of being pioneers of the traditional English saddlery trade and secondly for their range of saddles to suit specific target horses with tricky saddle fitting issues. Ideal Saddlery are our go to when we have a tricky horse to fit as they will have a model to suit.”