MASTER SADDLE FITTING

We are very proud and incredibly lucky to have the Internationally renowned Master Saddle Fitter Lauren Coxhead on our team.
 

Lauren is by far the highest qualified saddle fitter in Ireland holding not one but two Master qualifications including the much lorded SMS QSF a feat only a handful of fitters have managed to achieve globally.

Lauren's fastidious approach is fully appreciated by all from first time riders and happy hackers to Elite level professionals and Olympic riders alike.
 

Saddles Ireland is offering an exclusive and dedicated service to clients who fully appreciate the need for correctly fitting saddles.

 

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Full Consults

Our full consultations are for those who wish to start from scratch and benefit from correct saddle fitting results first time and for those who appreciate the need for ongoing saddle fit, maintenance, support and service.

 

All consultations will be conducted by
Lauren Coxhead
SMS QSF MSFC
 

For New and Used saddles you can visit us in Ennis Co. Clare for your consultation, where we use a massive indoor arena

90m x 50m offering plenty of space for flatwork and jumping.


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Alternatively we offer a Nationwide service whereby Lauren will come to you but ONLY for Premium level NEW saddles such as Aviar, Custom, World Class & Performance Fairfax, and premium Bates saddles.
 

All full consultations will be approximately 2 Hours in duration, as a minimum the following will be undertaken -​
 

  • A detailed history of your horse will be recorded.

 

  • Rider history in relevance to saddle fitting will be recorded.

 

  • You will be educated on every step of the consultation process. Lauren aims for you yourself to have a good understanding of saddle fit.

 

  • Your horse will receive a specific back examination.

 

  • Your horse will be evaluated for conformation at walk and trot.​

 

  • Detailed measurements and templates will be taken of your horse's back for present and for future reference.

 

  • Saddles will be offered to the horse and rider and will be assessed and adjusted where necessary.

 

  • There will be a ridden assessment of the relevant options​.

 

  • Once the best option has been found, you will be able to use the saddle for a given period of days to make sure it is perfect.​

 

  • You will be advised and given written instructions on how to proceed until your first saddle check.



     

TO VISIT US - CONSULTATIONS REQUIRE PRE-BOOKING AND ARE AVAILABLE ON THURSDAYS IN ENNIS Co. CLARE

EACH HORSE REQUIRES A €100      NON-REFUNDABLE PRE-PAID BOOKING FEE.


 

 

NATIONWIDE FITTING CONSULTATIONS FOR PREMIUM LEVEL SADDLES ONLY!

EACH HORSE REQUIRES A €180       NON-REFUNDABLE PRE-PAID BOOKING FEE.
 

Concessions available for single owner multiple horse owners.

SADDLE CHECKS

Saddle checks are reserved for clients who have had saddles fitted through Saddles Ireland fitting consultation process!

Note: We ONLY carry out checks on saddles previously fitted through our own saddle fitting consultation process - We will not check saddles purchased from private sellers, retailers, agents or other saddle fitters.

Saddle checks are a very important part of ongoing saddle fit.
Saddle fit is dynamic and periodic checks must be carried out - Our clients are advised how often their saddle should be checked depending on the prevailing situation.

 

Saddle checks take approximately 45 minutes to 1 hr to complete.



SADDLE CHECKS IN ENNIS Co. CLARE ARE RESERVED FOR PREVIOUS CONSULTATION CLIENTS ONLY.

EACH HORSE REQUIRES A €50

NON-REFUNDABLE PRE-PAID BOOKING FEE.


 

NATIONWIDE SADDLE CHECKS FOR PREMIUM LEVEL SADDLES ARE AS PER RECOMMENDATION AND BY ARRANGEMENT ONLY! 

EACH HORSE REQUIRES A €100

NON-REFUNDABLE PRE-PAID BOOKING FEE.

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