Our Customers Stories

” We don’t pay top competitors to ride in our saddles, they buy and use them because they like them and their horses and ponies win in them “

As we are a relatively young saddlery company ( we’ve been around since 2000), a  question we often get asked is who is riding in our saddles.  Well we like to think you would be surprised !  Our customer base includes well known National and International level Riders, Producers, Judges, Trainers, Chiropractors, Physios, Bowen and Equine Touch practitioners and the occasional National, European and World Champions.  However the majority of our customers ( who at the time I wrote this numbered over 5,000) are just happy hackers and low level competitors. They and their horses and Ponies also deserve the best, the perfect saddle  for them that can be adjusted as their horse grows. So they can always be comfortable and they can reach their potential, their saddle will aid not hinder them in whatever they choose to do.

These are their stories…. Please Scroll down ….

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Maria Mercedes Alvarez Ponton & Nobby, Record Breaking Endurance Team

Twice World, Twice European Endurance Champion
In 2006 Dean fitted a saddle for a Spanish Endurance rider and her 11 year old Arabian Horse Nobby with a ReactorPanel Classic Endurance Saddle. Little did he know at the time that they would be destined for the record books, the only horse and rider to hold the World and European titles simultaneously... and do it twice.
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Yasmin Ingham, Craig Mor Tom & two mono flap saddles

British & European Pony Eventing Champion 2013
Earlier this year we flew to the Isle of Man to visit Rachel Ranson who wanted a saddle for her stallion, while we were there we did a saddle talk and demo at Kennaa Equestrian Centre, one of our demo riders was young eventer Yas, who's horse Craig Mor Tom went so well in the Elevation Mono Flap that they bought him one.
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Nicki Thorne and Saddles for an International Endurance Rider

It was a very windy, cold and damp evening in October 2010 that Dean and I first met Nicki. It was getting dark and as we fitted a saddle to Nicki's very sweet ( and a bit nervous) little arab gelding I was cursing the traffic that had held us up. Despite the dusk and the weather Mango went well and Nicki bought her first ReactorPanel saddle.... Little did either of us know where that first endurance saddle fit would lead ... Read More ....
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Mathew Lawrence & a Comfortable, Supportive Saddle for a Show Rider

Champion Show Rider, Judge & Producer
Mathew has won at Horse of The Year & Olympia many times, he is also a well respected teacher & Judge, judging all over the World. Riding on our saddles for many years and has assisted us in designing a saddle just for him.
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Matt Burnett and a saddle for a Grand Prix Dressage Rider

We first met Matt whilst fitting a saddle at his yard for one of his students who was undertaking a weeks tuition there, we instantly liked the young, talented dressage rider and he liked our saddles.....read more
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Denise, Aly, Bobby , Tiger Tim & Saddles for Traditional Cobs

Champion Coloured Cob Breeder & Producer
Denise is the owner of Coombe Farm Stud and has bred many top winning filly's, colts and stallion's with great success with many animals doing well at the top shows including HOY'S, Hickstead etc She is however best known for her Elite graded show stallion Bashfull Bobby Dazzler ( Bob The Cob) , his son Tiger Tim and Jumping Jack Flash.... more about Denise
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Lucinda McAlpine and a Saddle for a Natural Horsewoman

International Dressage Rider & Expert in Natural Horse Management
One of the countries leading experts in Natural horse Management Lucinda has been a friend and customer for over 10 years. She once told me that if she found a saddle that worked better for her horses and her way of training them she would use it . I'm pleased to say that during this time despite being offered a number to try by other companies she hasn't .... read more....
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Kelly Marks, Rosie Jones, Gorgeous George and a saddle for a horse with kissing spine

Dean and I met Gorgeous George while fitting saddles with Sam and Louise Austin of Austin Equine/ Red Horse products. Sam asked us if we had anything with us to fit George who was in rehab from a kissing spine operation and they had been finding it difficult to get something to fit... Read More...