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Made from the finest European leather and featuring a wool panel fill. KN Riding in harmony.
Made in Austria, KN’s connection with the horse goes back more KN MELODIE Dressage Designed by Tony Flynn and Gary Johnson Saddle of choice for Nadine Merewether, Cindy Oud, Denise Barker Features: • Medium seat with deep padding for more support • Moderate knee rolls •“Y” point girthing system Colours: Black, Brown Sizes: 43cm, 45cm Price: $4,395.00 SADDLES PLUS SPONSORED RIDER: Rachel Brennan: Every time I sit in my KN saddle it feels like home, it always puts me in a good position and most importantly the horses always feel softer and looser in a KN saddle KN RHAPSODIE Dressage/Show Designed by Tony Flynn and Gary Johnson Saddle of choice for Rachel Brennan, Wendy Barker Features: • Deep seat with narrow twist for a close feel • Straight girthing system Colours: Black, Brown Sizes: 43cm, 45cm Price: $4,195.00 KN CONCERTO-OVERTURE Dressage Saddle of choice for Louise Hillman, Liz Tollarzo, Chris Thompson Features: • Deep seat with narrow twist for a close feel • High, set back knee rolls • “Y” Point girthing system – Concerto only • Straight girthing system – Ouverture only Colours: Black, Brown Sizes: 43cm, 45cm Price: $4,995.00 (Concerto) $4,695.00 (Ouverture) SADDLES PLUS SPONSORED RIDER: Louise Hillman: As soon as I first rode in the KN there was a clear increase in my horse’s movement – he was noticeably more free through his back both to me as the rider and to onlookers.
The saddle is beautifully made true craftsmanship. KN SAMBA Dressage/Show Designed by Tony Flynn and Gary Johnson.
The ultimate saddle for ponies & small hacks.
Features: • Wide & flat panels for well sprung ponies • Deep seat • Straight girthing system Colours: Black, Brown Sizes: 41cm Price: $3,995.00 3 PRESTIGE OPTIMAX Dressage SADDLES PLUS SPONSORED RIDER: Sharon Jarvis: I love riding in my Prestige Optimax Dressage Saddle, it provides me with great comfort and support and allows my horse to move freely underneath me, so we can perform at our best” Saddle Choice of Sharon Jarvis and Pollyann Huntington Features: •Deep seat with narrow twist for a close feel •Soft calf skin •Padded skirt •Moderate knee rolls •“Y” point girthing system •Composite, adjustable fibre tree •Wool panel fill Colours: Black, Tobacco Sizes: 16”, 17”, 18” Price: $4,295.00 PRESTIGE D1D Dressage — KIEFFER SECU STIRRUP LEATHERS Sizes: 140cm, 150cm, 160cm Colour: Black, Brown Price: $129.95 6 “Shop On-line” TEKNA SADDLES & ACCESSORIES Tradition Meets Innovation.
Hi-tech, low maintenance, leather-look materials.
At the core of each Tekna saddle is a light-weight synthetic tree.There is a Tekna saddle for every style of rider, from jumping to dressage, from pupil to professional.
All Tekna saddles are supported by a 5 year warranty.
The Tekna range is complemented by an extensive catalogue of bridles, reins, girths, horse boots and accessories.
It’s Tekna logical! TEKNA SNAFFLE BRIDLE Featuring a Soft Padded Browband & Cavesson Noseband Colours: Black, Brown, Pink Sizes: Pony, Cob, Full Price: $79.95 TEKNA A8 DRESSAGE Offering maximum style, comfort and correct riding position.
Features: • Deep seat & moulded flaps • Removable knee rolls • Anti-mould & abrasion resistant Colours: Black – Smooth or Suede Sizes: 17”, 17.5”,18” Price: $850.00 Available to order in Pony: $695.00 Colours: Black, Brown Sizes: 15.5”, 16” TEKNA FIGURE 8 BRIDLE Featuring a Soft Padded Browband & Fleece Insert Noseband Colours: Black, Tobacco Sizes: Cob, Full Price: $99.95 TEKNA DRESSAGE BRIDLE TEKNA A6 ALL PURPOSE — horsefloatworld.com.au 0419 900 024 (08) 95252 656 15 Price subject to change without notice The Science Behind Saddle Fitting; Why Is It Important? Making our horse comfortable is our primary aim.
Horses are born with their own natural movement.
Some are well conformed, and move very well, whilst others show less ability.
Some are comfortable to ride, others more bouncy, and they all have individual minds.
One thing is for sure and certain – horses can move more freely without a rider on their back.
To give you an idea of what it is like for a horse, imagine yourself walking or jogging, and then placing a child that bounces and wriggles on your shoulders and try walking or jogging again.
The child’s movements tend to pull us off balance.
Similarly, our riding position and ability plays an important part in the freedom of our horse’s movement.
There are more and more manufacturers and designers working towards products to help our equine friends, including saddlecloths, bits, girths and saddles.
The more comfortable these products are the better association we will have our horse.
Saddle fitting not only involves the correct fit for the horse but more importantly the correct shape and balance to enable us to ride at the best of our ability.
A poor fitting or out of balance saddle doesn’t hurt a horse until we add our weight and ride in it.
Keeping all this in mind, it is important when you employ someone to check your horse and saddle for fit is that they have a great deal of knowledge on the subject.
The first principles of saddle fitting are commonsense, if it looks and feels wrong it probably is.
However understanding the effects of a badly fitting saddle and making the necessary changes comes from experience.
This experience comes from years and years of working with horses, saddles and riders of all different shapes and making mistakes and corrections in the process.
Remember this profound statement; “The amount of experience you have depends on how many mistakes you have made and how quickly you identify them”.
Gary Johnson of Saddles Plus has over 20 years experience in saddle fitting and designing.
Saddles they have designed include; Icon Show Saddle, KN Melodie, Rhapsodie and Concerto, Prestige Verona and the entire Riviera range.
Presently they are working on more saddle designs, and have pioneered the design of pressure-eze girths.
We are continually promoting research and development to improve products and make our equine companions more comfortable so they can become more willing partners. BOOKING A SADDLE FIT Organising a saddle fit or demonstrator saddle is as easy as…….
Having your saddle properly fitted is not just for those at the highest levels of riding but for everyone from beginners to grand prix.
At Saddles Plus we offer a mobile saddle fitting van that regularly services the Perth area, north to Geraldton and south to Busselton/Margaret River or Albany/Esperance.
With this service we also offer demonstrator saddles and used saddles for trial.
However rest assured if you are from a regional area not covered by our mobile service or if you are located interstate we also send saddles for trial across Australia.
Please phone our saddle fitter Gary Johnson to arrange either a saddle fit or trial saddle on 0417 900 023. “ Shop On-line saddlesplus.com.au INTEREST FREE FINANCE We are glad to be able to offer you interest free finance through Mybuy.
This is available for you on any purchase over $500.00. 6 months terms, conditions apply.
Applications must be made in store, call (08) 9526 2292. FREIGHT POLICY PRICING POLICY All mail orders from this catalogue are subject to a postage charge.
Please enquire at time of order for the current postage rate.
Variations in exchange rates and price increases from suppliers may force changes to our prices.
We reserve the right to alter pricing without notice. Saddles Plus 861 South West Hwy Byford WA 6122 Ph: (08) 9526 2292 firstname.lastname@example.org
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