From Ideals wide fitting range of saddles, made on a hoop tree with slim close contact panels.

Horses and ponies with a "barrel" shape can benefit from the saddle sitting closer to the horse, preventing the side ways roll which inevitably happens with a saddle made for the average shape horse.  The close contact panel combined with the low wide pommel will ensure stability. 

The base of the pommel arch measures a generous 6.25"/16cm and between the panels 6"/15cm with an angle of xxw. 

For the rider a deep seat which is not too wide through the twist, often such wide saddles are extremely wide for the rider, this one feels more like a medium twist. It also features a  good size knee block with a soft knee pad contoured over the block.  All these features combined with the close contact fit of the saddle should make the rider feel like they are close to their horse rather than perched on top.


Includes original cotton saddle cover.

Ideal FWB 16.5" XXW Brown Dressage Saddle

SKU: c9562
  • Saddle Condition:  Near new 

    Wear/Damage: only minor signs of use.  

    Colour: Brown

    Seat Stamped Size:   16.5

    Seat Size measured:  42cm 

    Flap Length:  41 cm

    Tree Size Stamped:  XXW

    Tree Size Measured:  XXW

    Adjustable Gullet/Tree: adjustable a size or two each way by a saddler

    Channel Width Midway:  9cm 

    Channel Width Rear: 6cm

    Panel Fill:  flock


    The fit of every saddle is unique. Even if the makers, models, and sizes are the same between two saddles, the fit may be different. Adjustments and customizations may have been made. 

    All measurements provided have either been taken directly from saddle stamps, or are approximate measurements taken by Saddle Central staff. This information is provided as a courtesy, and is not a guarantee of size or fit.

  • All saddles are automatically sold with a 7 day trial period . Saddle must be back in the post with tracking number supplied to us by day 8. eg if you receive your saddle/s  on a Monday then they must be back in the post by the following Monday.  Return post costs are to be paid by the buyer not Saddle Central.  Once the saddles are received back at Saddle Central you will be notified of their safe return. Your refund will be issued within 2 working days by the same method of payment as you used initially.