Fit is Everything - Infinitely Adjustable for Optimal Comfort & Performance!

Saddle design for the well-being of your horse!

Even a horse with a perfectly fitted saddle will never be fully protected from long term damage if the saddle is not suited to the anatomical build and gender of the rider.
80 points of consideration for horse and rider are evaluated before our saddlers begin creating a customized saddle to your unique requirements.


Caring from the inside out – the Schleese Adjustable AdapTree®

Schleese Patented AdapTree

 

Your Schleese saddle is custom made to your horse’s measurements for optimal fit and performance and protection for your horse’s back. As your horse develops there will be changes over time in his 3-dimensional back shape and the saddle support area

  • Our fully adjustable gullet plate accommodates your horse’s growth and ongoing development at the shoulders and withers area
  • Our SaddleSizer ™ Tree Machine allows us to make necessary adjustments to accommodate your horse’s changing shoulder angle and width
  • The AdapTree® offers protection for your horse’s spine, ligaments, nerves and muscles

 

Contact info@schleese.com for more information or to book a Saddle Fit Diagnostic Evaluation.

 

 

 

Discover the features of a “female saddle”

Ergonomically designed ‘saddles for women’ allow female riders to sit properly balanced and comfortably positioned. The benefits:

  • Flexes with your horse’s lateral movement to improve connection and communication
  • Accommodates asymmetry at the shoulder to maintain saddle straightness
  • Rear-facing, shock absorbing tree points allow shoulders to freely rotate upwards/ backwards and prevent potential chipping of scapular cartilage
  • The unique panel design provides maximum weight bearing surface and pressure dispersal over the saddle support area
  • Shoulder relief panels free up shoulder for maximum movement
  • Wide channel clearance prevents damage to spinal processes and vertebrae promoting back freedom.

Contact info@schleese.com for more information or to book a Saddle Fit Diagnostic Evaluation.

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I just purchased your book [Suffering in Silence] and am very impressed with both the information you have presented as well as the clarity in which it is written. I teach both instructor and rider clinics in both North America and Europe and saddle fit is a huge issue everywhere I teach. The lack of understanding of equine and human biomechanics among so called saddle fit experts is astounding. Within our Centered Riding Instructor Courses we include a little about the importance of correctly fitted saddles for both horse and rider so that they will be able to recognize when saddles do not fit and the consequences for the horse. With your permission, I would like to use some of your illustrations (especially anatomical) in my clinics. I always tell people where the information comes from. I am adding also you to my recommended reading list that I give out at all my clinics. When people ask me what kind of saddle i think is best my reply is always the one that fits your horse and you the best. Thanks for writing such an informative book and such a critical subject for all horses! Best regards, Sue Sue Leffler www.sue-leffler.com Teaching Clinics Internationally Centered Riding Level IV Clinician Balimo Equestrian Seat Clinician

— Sue Leffler - Sittsville, Ontario

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