Does Adam Ellis Saddles make saddles with adjustable trees?
All Adam Ellis Saddles are designed to be adjustable by one fit. Adam Ellis Saddles do not use adjustable head gullets, this is because currently there are no trees manufactured either in the UK or abroad which allow for adjustability at the rear of the saddle as well as the front of the saddle. Heavy adjustment at the front of the saddle is not advisable at this often leads to a number of fitting issues, which can include lifting at the rear of the saddle and/or unnecessary pressure points.
I have a cob, will an Adam Ellis Saddle suit him/her?
Adam Ellis Saddles design and handcraft a variety of saddles specifically designed to fit cobs and cob types. Adam Ellis Saddles ensure the ultimate fitting saddles for cobs and cob types. This is achieved due to Adam Ellis Saddles having a genuine understanding of the traditional confirmation needs of cobs and cob types, such as low withers, wide and flat backs, often coupled with a dipped and/or short back.
Adam Ellis Saddles take into consideration large shoulders and promoting shoulder movement is factored into every Adam Ellis Saddle, which will be designed to the specific and individual needs of you and your horse.
I have a high-withered horse, will an Adam Ellis Saddle suit him/her?
From horses used for leisure riding to elite sports horses, Adam Ellis Saddles design and handcraft a wide range of saddles, which include; General Purpose, Dressage, Showjumping, Showing, Trail/Endurance, Cross Country and VSD saddles suitable for the high withered horse.
Adam Ellis Saddles which are made for the high withered horse, are made on wooden spring trees which are specifically designed for horses with high withers. These trees are designed to avoid pressure points and promote shoulder movement for the high withered horse. Like all Adam Ellis Saddles, each saddle is designed to avoid pressure points to maximise your horses comfort and performance at all levels.
I have a horse with no withers, will an Adam Ellis Saddle suit him/her?
Horses with rounded (considered as no wither) wither or very little wither are suitable for a wide range of Adam Ellis Saddles. Adam Ellis Saddles make dressage; jumping, trail/endurance, cross country and General Purpose saddles for horses consider to have little or no wither.
Adam Ellis Saddles carry a wide range of wooden spring trees which the various models of saddles are made for horses with little or no wither.
Adam Ellis Saddles understand that every horse is individual and in order to ensure a perfect fit for your horse, Adam Ellis Saddles are made with your horses individual needs in mind. It is Adam Ellis’ understanding of horse and pony needs which is the basis of ensuring a perfect fit, ultimate comfort for you and your horse, as ell as ensuring both horse and rider can give the best performance what ever discipline they pursue.
I have a thoroughbred, will an Adam Ellis Saddle suit him/her?
Many traditional thoroughbred types are narrower fitting from the wither or to the base of the wither. Adam Ellis Saddles handcraft a wide range of dressage, show jumping, hunting and general purpose saddles designed specifically to the individual needs of the thoroughbred and finer built horses. Adam Ellis Saddles appreciate that whilst there may be similar trends in certain breeds, every horse is individual and for that reason Adam Ellis Saddles ensure that your saddle is customised to you and your horse.
Adam Ellis Saddles are designed to ensure that the fit of the saddle for the narrower horse by ensuring that the correct tree is specifically designed to follow the natural line of the horses back.
Adam Ellis Saddles are designed and handcrafted with a genuine understanding of the anatomical needs of the finer built horse. This understanding and knowledge is used to ensure that Adam Ellis Saddles are built to avoid pressure points, important for all horses, especially the more sensitive horses.
I have a warmblood, will an Adam Ellis Saddle suit him/her?
Adam Ellis Saddles design, handcraft and manufacture a wide range of saddles for every equine discipline, which are suitable for Warmblood horses. Adam Ellis Saddles have extensive experience of making dressage, jumping, hunting and cross country saddles for Warmblood horses. As with all Adam Ellis Saddles every saddle is individually designed to the needs of every horse and rider. Adam Ellis Saddles ensure optimum fit for Warmblood horses, with a wide variety of spring trees suitable for Warmblood horses.
Where has the leather come from which goes to make an Adam Ellis Saddle?
All of Adam Ellis Saddles are made from a selection of the finest English and Italian leathers. Leathers used by Adam Ellis Saddles are of the highest quality, hand selected for quality, durability and grade of leather.
Every piece of leather used within the range of Adam Ellis Saddles is achieved by the sourcing of high quality hides. These leathers are then prepared by hand by expert curriers using only the highest grade ingredients. It is the combination of high quality grade hides and the preparation of these leathers which results in high quality, durable and beautiful leathers for Adam Ellis Saddles.