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Bonita – Pony Dressage

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Product Description

The Bonita Pony Dressage saddle is the perfect saddle for young riders, or petite adults who would like an adjustable dressage saddle not only designed for optimal performance but for optimal shoulder freedom and back health for their pony.

  • Designed with a Lightweight FlexTree
  • Female seat
  • Fully adjustable gullet plate
  • Shoulder relief pony panels
  • Wide channel provides sufficient spinal clearance
  • Made with Premium European soft leather
  • Wool flocked panels

Bonita Pony Dressage Saddle

Korina Rothery and Tucker – Bonita Pony Dressage Saddle

Bonita – Testimonial

I recently had the chance to try a saddle that finally fits me! I rode in the 16″ Schleese Bonita dressage saddle. I only stand at 4’3″ tall and the first issue is my leg length in comparison to flap length and being able to have a physical contact and connection with a horse! The second issue I usually face is the fact saddles are way too wide and stretch me to the point of doing the splits while riding and tearing my muscles in the groin from stress and too wide a twist. Although I may be the height of a child,  I am nonetheless a fully grown 25-year-old woman, with developed hips and pelvis just like an average height woman. The Bonita may be considered a pony saddle and more a saddle for younger children, but really any petite rider would be amazed at the comfort and connection it can bring to horse and rider, it’s astounding! I recommend any petite ladies or gentleman to give it a try and disregard the fact that it’s a “youth and pony” saddle. It’s just another saddle model made to perfection by Schleese to cater to petite statured people of all ages!

Korina Rothery

 

Bonita Dressage saddle

 

Additional Information

Weight 4.3 lbs
TREE

Designed with a Lightweight FlexTree with an adjustable gullet plate.

FEMALE DESIGN

Female seat with 8.5 cm round cantle.

PANEL

1/2 semi-integrated with shoulder relief panels and short wedge panels.
Wide gullet channel provides sufficient spinal clearance.
Wool flocking.

BILLET SYSTEM

Long billets – 1st billet on point.

THIGH BLOCKS

The adjustable thigh blocks give the rider the flexibility to adjust the leg support to their personal preference.

LEATHER

Premium European Soft Leather

COLOUR

Black, Brown, Chestnut, Cognac

SEAT SIZES

14.0″, 14.5″, 15.0″, 15.5″

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Introducing Another Sponsor of “Dover’s World Live”- Schleese Saddlery! I am so pleased to announce another of my 5 Presenting Sponsors for my upcoming Radio Show, “Dover’s World Live”, which premiers one week from today, Tuesday, October 19th at 6:00 pm on AM 1230 WBZT. Schleese Saddlery is a company which I have known, along with its founder, Jochen Schleese, for many years. I have to tell you that I have been involved with and actually designed saddles for a number of other manufacturers over the decades and am still great friends with some of the owners. That being said, I have to hand it to Jochen, who I joke with since he very much directs his advertising toward the “female gender”, because with great care and many fittings, we came up with a saddle which I can honestly say is the most comfortable and closest fitting to the horse that I have ever ridden in. The fit on the horse is reminiscent of the Schultheis Saddle which I rode in 30 years ago but the craftsmanship includes state of the art design and materials which provide the rider (male or female) with extraordinary comfort! It’s pretty much like sitting in your favourite chair at home, while affording you the perfect seat and leg position you need on the horse. So, in the end it’s sort of the reverse of that old “Irish Spring Deodorant” commercial with the lady who says, ”Made for the man……but I like it too!” Schleese may be directing its energy toward the female clientele, but I guarantee all you guys out there will love riding in my saddle.  

— Robert Dover Dover's World - http://www.doversworld.com/

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