Defiance saddles are made in England, the heart of the worlds saddle making.


 This sadde is is suited to a chunkier broad back with some wither, its made on a wide tree thats generous in its width .


For the rider a deep seat, and high blocks under a cupped knee pad,  these short blocks will hug and support the thigh and usually suit any leg length. 


New retail price on the Defiance Johanna saddle is $4995


Includes saddle cover. 

Defiance Johanna Dressage Saddle 16.5" W

SKU: s3741
  • Saddle Condition:  Very good

    Wear/Damage: Normal signs of use on the flaps. small nick on rear piping.

    Colour: Black

    Seat Stamped Size:  16.5 

    Seat Size Measured: 41.5cm

    Flap Length from stirrup bar: 40cm

    Gullet Angle Stamped: w

    Gullet Angle Measured: w 

    Gullet Width (Between the panels at the front): 14.5cm 

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

    Channel Width Midway: 6cm 

    Channel Width Rear: 7cm

    Panel Fill: Flock

    Panel Length*: 42cm *This is not a measurement of the entire panel but a measurement of the panel that will contact the horses back, this can vary slightly depending on the back shape. To measure your horses saddle platform refer to the measuring guide.  


    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.