The Classique range of saddles offers your horse the chance to enjoy many of the benefits of a WOW Saddle, yet with traditional wool flocking and at a fraction of the cost. Available in Dressage and Jumping styles, in black or brown leather, sizes 16”, 17” and 18”.
The saddles come with either Tabbed or No Tabbed panels with a wide gullet only. The panels are not interchangeable and smaller panels cannot be put on larger seats as with the WOW competitor and Edge ranges.
The jumping saddle uses a short military girthing system which allows the girthing angle to be changed for different horses when the girth groove has moved. This can be changed to long military system with dressage length of straps. We prefer the longer girth straps as it provides greater stability and adjustment but this does not suit every rider hence the choice.
The Classique Jumping has a flat seat with square a cantle and does not have such a big cut back head as with all the other WOW saddles. The seat is designed to allow for a more forward position favoured by show jumpers. The knee rolls are really supportive and comfortable and there is a small thigh block for added security.
The Classique Dressage has a two piece blister block design which is really soft on the riders side for the leg and firm and positively supportive at the front of the flap. The blocks ability to mould means it is suitable for many different riders. The seat profile on this saddle is extra deep.
Y Shaped Tree
The Classique saddle utilises the patented Y Shaped Tree, as is used in all WOW Saddles, which is strong and longitudinally stiff. This strength is centred which allows the seat to have incredibly narrow twists to provide superb leg contact, comfort and stability for the rider.
The unique tree used in Classique is longitudinally rigid, to distribute the rider’s weight symmetrically and evenly on the 7th to the 18th rib, yet has Lateral Flexion™ enabling the head of the tree to swing from side to side as the alternate shoulders rotate, offering exceptional freedom of movement.
The Headplate in Classique can be selected from a huge range of width fittings, from XN – 8X, catering for all different shapes and sizes.
The Classique Headplate comes in three different Spinal Profiles, V, U and UU. The Spinal Profile can vary depending on the equine’s skeletal conformation so by offering different options the degree of angle can be selected from 73 – 143 degrees!
Pointless Panel System™
Conventional trees have points that stop approximately 7.5” down from the head, however Classique uses the patented Pointless Panel System™ (PPS) which has a depth of 12 – 13” that increases the bearing surface and decreases the pressure on the shoulder, encouraging better movement.
Double Stirrup Bar
The Classique range of saddles utilise a Double Stirrup Bar which provides two stirrup positions. This is particularly useful when changing leg positions for jumping or dressage and as a tool to help balance when schooling young horses.