Introducing the new Comfort Elite, Rapport Mono-Flap Dressage Saddle. The saddle has been designed with extensive input from our customers, both at Novice and Advanced Dressage, our Agents and our Saddle Makers to give you the ultimate in close contact comfort, support and connection with your horse, used by Yasmin Ingham and Craig Mor Tom, British and European Pony Eventing Champions 2013 . The saddle trees has used in this, the standard option, have been specially chosen from our selection of trees to fit a large range of performance horses, be they Irish Sports Horse, Warm blood or Thoroughbred, especially good on your Sports Ponies who look like “little horses” . A Flatter treed version is also available specifically chosen for the wider, flatter back catering for our customer with Ponies, Cobs and other wider breeds. As our saddles are designed and fit differently from other brands of saddle, when you contact us for a saddle fit we will assess your horse or pony and suggest which are the best options for you to try, please see our information pages for more details, Placing an Order or Booking a Saddle Fit . All saddles come with our special wide gullets, large weight bearing panels available in both gel foam or soft flocking and four girthing straps to fit the individual girth groove.The Rapport Dressage saddle comes with our standard four girthing straps for choice, once the correct straps are chosen the extra straps can easily be removed. The Saddle has been made in a combination of soft, flexible Memel and Calf Leather giving you that soft,worn in feeling from new and is also available with doeskin seat and/or knee block for extra security .The single flap gives a close contact feel unsurpassed in a traditional saddle making subtle communication between yourself and your horse possible.
The deep seat has been specially designed and contoured for extra comfort and security plus the large external knee block is designed to sit above the thigh and be there for superior support, on a big moving horse but without interference. Some of our customers even use this saddle for Endurance! The saddle is available in black or as a special custom order in Rich Dark Brown, Medium Brown, London Tan or Roeberry. A selection of specially chosen, softly flocked and Gel, memory Foam panels, seat sizes are 16.5″, 17″, 17.5″ and 18″ , Larger seats and custom flaps by special order. As with all saddles available from us a custom saddle can be designed for the individual customer if required with a number of options including custom seat, knee blocks, twist, flap length or suede or doeskin seat or knee rolls so we really can produce the perfect saddle for you, we however recommend that you ride in a standard saddle for the 14 day trial before ordering so we can be sure the correct saddle is made as custom saddles are non returnable. We have also now added an option of a Lizardskin panel and Italian Calf Leather for that extra bit of glamour. For Yas and Tom’s jumping saddle please see the Comfort Elite, Elevation Mono-flap Jump Saddle . http://youtu.be/4_D6tP4GVfY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLliKQyOEno&feature=share&list=PLB12E06EC64199785 For More information on Yasmin Ingham & Craig Mor Tom, including Videos please see their page or our YouTube Channel Saddle Exchange TV