In superb, lightly used condition, this is the Albion Adjusta SLK II dressage saddle in dark brown leather with a 16.5ins seat and an XW fitting, which we measured to be 5.75ins. Stamped: LH NS T 16½ 99992 and Albion states that this saddle was custom made for a specific horse, it has a low head, narrow seat, made in 2017 with 1ins shorter flaps, Velcro blocks and 3 billet straps. The drop on the saddle flap is fairly short at 15.25ins from the stirrup bar to the bottom of the saddle flap. Made in England, and wool flocked. Lovely wide gullet. Knee blocks are Velcro adjustable.
The NEW Adjusta-Tree technology is now featured as standard across the internationally recognised SLK saddle range. A deep seated saddle designed and developed with Klaus Balkenhol – German Olympian and team trainer.
Constructed on a traditional wooden spring tree with traditional full grain flap leather and best Italian calfskins for seat and pads with non moulded flaps.
“This saddle fits the horse extremely well, the seat and panel give a very close contact and puts the rider into the correct position and balance” states Klaus Balkenhol – Five times German National Champion.
Unique profile saddle tree to improve the comfort by maximising surface area of load-bearing on the horses back spreading pressure uniformly. Extremely stable saddle offering maximum freedom through all paces. All models come with a Low Head tree which is standard. This saddle has a low head tree. (info: High Head tree is for extra clearance on high withered horses or for those who like a deeper seat).