This new saddle is straight-cut to help accentuate the horse or pony’s shoulder, but has a subtle knee roll to help keep the rider in the ideal show position. The low cantle helps provide a flatter seat for a neater appearance, with the close profile of the saddle helping to show off and enhance the overall picture which is so important in the world of showing. The Classic Show Saddle has been developed with leading show rider and producer Katy Carter, to provide the perfect show saddle for both pony and rider. Says Katy: “The new Black Country Classic Show Saddle is simply the best saddle available for show ponies. Soft leather makes it comfortable to ride in from day one and the design and craftsmanship help to put the rider in the correct position, to produce the perfect winning picture.”
The Black Country Classic Show Saddle is available in a range of width fittings, sizes 14in to 18in, colour dark brown.
RRP: upto 16 1/2" from £950 & 17"+ from £1050
This saddle has proved to be the most popular dressage model in this range for whatever level you are riding. It offers a medium deep seat, giving stability without restriction and excellent centre of balance, knee rolls are of medium depth but can be custom built if required. A wide selection of trees and panel options allow the fit to be adapted for all types of horse. Self-adjusting girth system, by adding an additional web point to the tree, this stabilises the balance and the swing allows the billet to find the most natural girthing line.
RRP: from £1740
Endorsed by show pony producer Kate Carter. The Hartley show saddle has become a huge success. Designed with a considerable amount of input from the showing world, emphasis has been on creating a saddle that has a close profile on the horse or pony. Unlike many show saddles this is still wool flocked to allow for greater bearing pressure and fitting adjustment. The low cantle gives a flatter seat allowing flexibility in a multitude of rider sizes. Built on a tree best suited for ‘showy types’ everything about this saddle is designed to show off the horse rather than the saddle. This saddle does not have a knee block, giving a very neat appearance from the from.
RRP: from £1110
This saddle has proved popular in more ways than one. Developed from our range of show saddles but with a more forward cut flap that will allow the rider to shorten their stirrups to provide the suitable security needed for jumping, especially in working hunter classes whilst still with an aesthetically pleasing profile to enhance the horse for showing. The style of this saddle also lends itself well as a general purpose saddle but with a flatter seat allowing more room. Working particularly well on cobs and native breeds.
RRP: from £1175
The traditional Show Hunter is a real showman's saddle. With the same profile as the Hartley the straight cut is styled to enhance the horse's appearance whilst the feature of a knee roll gives the rider that little extra security in the ring. Unlike many show saddles this is still wool flocked to allow for greater bearing pressure and fitting adjustment. The low cantle gives a flatter seat allowing flexibility in a multitude of rider sizes.
RRP: from £1175
The GP Event saddle is our most widely distributed general purpose saddle. Whether riding for please or combining flatwork and jumping the GP Event will accommodate everything. Thigh blocks as standard help to position your leg. The variety of trees available for this saddle allow us to work with all profiles of horses and ponies.
RRP: from £1225
The Wexford is a deep seated jumping saddle, similar to the GP range, offering a wider seat for comfort than most traditional jump saddles. With large supporting knee and thigh blocks for the ultimate in rider security. Extra forward flap option for taller riders. The panel and tree combinations within this saddle allow for a multitude of profiles. A superb saddle for the hunting season or maybe the novice jumper or for those of us who just like an 'arm-chair' ride!
RRP: from £1590
This saddle is an amalgamation of our two most popular jumping saddles, the Quantum and the Wexford. It has a low profile square cantled seat and the aesthetic continental close-contact look sort after in the jumping world especially with the Hunter Jumpers, with the added benefit of wool flocking.
The panel and tree combination lends itself to many high wither profiles from hunt horses, thoroughbred eventers through to some of the more modern warmblood jumpers. Also available with an extra forward cut flap for taller riders.
RRP: from £1590