Dressage Saddles

We are pleased to have such a wide range of dressage saddles available to us. We believe we have a solution for just about everyone, in all budgets. Our saddle makers have access to a huge variety of trees and panels so we can work on the ideal solution for your needs. From tree shape and panel shape to seat preferences and knee roll.

Lovatt & Ricketts Berkeley Dressage Saddle

The Berkeley Dressage Saddle incorporates all of the refinements expected in a state of the art dressage saddle. Our Berkeley tree has a unique shaped pommel and swept back points to give wither clearance and complete freedom of shoulder movement. Fitted with our new super slim dressage stirrup bar that will not put undue pressure on the horse or interfere with the riders leg position This models tree has a sculptured waist to give extreme close contact which allows the riders thigh bone to “fall away“ effortlessly from the pelvis. The close contact panels are wool stuffed and are completely malleable allowing them to mould to contours of the horses back. Our unique girthing system enables the forward girth strap to be moved from the point position to behind the point, this coupled with the rear billet attached to a balancing ring will give the correct line up of the girth for superb stability. The Berkeley Dressage Saddle is crafted in the finest English leathers and is available in X-grip Water buffalo or smooth Bull hide both are manufactured to our exacting standards by Clayton of Chesterfield. These leathers need no “breaking in” period they will give a wonderful close contact feel to the rider.
  • Sizes: 16 1/2” – 19”
  • Colours: Black or Havana Brown.
  • Tree Widths: Medium, Wide, X-Wide, or to Template
  • Leather Options: Flaps in either X-Grip Water Buffalo or Plain Smooth Bull hide.
    • Seat and knee rolls come standard with Pittards Tac 2 – a plain leather which has a tacky dressing.
    • Water Buffalo Nubuck seat and knee pads (extra $60)
    • French Calf seat and knee pads (extra $60).
This model can be ordered with custom features such as shorter flaps etc at extra cost, quotations upon request. Note: Our L & R® patented 3 position adjustable stirrup bar is no longer standard on this model as feedback suggested that dressage riders only used one setting! Our new slim-line stirrup bar is attached at this setting.
The slim-line stirrup bar is NOT recommended for jumping.
Prices as at 29 July 2019

Secondhand Saddles

Every so often we have demo saddles that are no longer needed that we can offer at great prices. We are constantly ‘tweaking’ our demo pool to ensure we have something for everyone. These demo saddles come with a 7 day trial period to see if it is a match for you and your horse. We prefer that you send through a template and photos to see whether the saddle is a possible fit candidate. Please note: Not all our demo saddles are listed on the website. Please feel free to call us if there is something you are after. We also take selected saddles on consignment. These are saddles that fit our saddle fitting guidelines are a great way to source something without having to go new.. Consignment Saddles must be paid in full prior to shipping to you. If you have a saddle to sell – check out our “Saddle to Sell” page

Saddles on Trial

Send us through an enquiry if you would like to try this saddle if it returns to us.