English Saddle

English Saddle

English saddles are used to ride horses in English riding disciplines throughout the world. The discipline is not limited to England or English-speaking countries. This style of saddle is used in all of the Olympic and FEI equestrian disciplines, except for the newly-approved FEI events of equestrian vaulting and reining. Most designs were specifically developed to allow the horse freedom of movement, whether jumping, running, or moving quickly across rugged, broken country with fences. Unlike the western saddle or Australian Stock Saddle, there is no horn or other design elements that stick out above the main tree of the saddle.

Read more about English Saddle:  Construction, Parts of The English Saddle, History of The English Saddle, Differences From Stock Saddles, Styles of English Saddles, Fitting The English Saddle, Places of Manufacture

Other articles related to "english saddle, english saddles, english, saddle":

English Saddle - Places of Manufacture
... English saddles are made in many places around the world ... Other countries that produce fine English saddles are France, Germany, Australia, Switzerland, Canada and the United States ... Argentina produces many English saddles, particularly for the polo market, as well as a large number of brands that are in the mid-range of prices for ...
Saddle Blanket - Designs For English Riding
... English saddles typically use a shaped pad, called a "numnah" in British English ... The original purpose of the English saddle pad was simply to protect the saddle from dirt and sweat, as the panels of the English saddle provided the necessary ... to be nearly invisible under the saddle, or, more recently, white, and shaped to fit the outline of the saddle ...

Famous quotes containing the words saddle and/or english:

    Oh, give me again the rover’s life—the joy, the thrill, the whirl! Let me feel thee again, old sea! let me leap into thy saddle once more. I am sick of these terra firma toils and cares; sick of the dust and reek of towns.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    What a prodigious growth this English race, especially the American branch of it, is having! How soon will it subdue and occupy all the wild parts of this continent and of the islands adjacent. No prophecy, however seemingly extravagant, as to future achievements in this way [is] likely to equal the reality.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)