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

Famous quotes containing the words english and/or saddle:

    Civilisation—a heap of rubble scavenged by scrawny English Lit. vultures.
    Malcolm Muggeridge (1903–1990)

    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)