Elan™ Close-Contact Hunt Saddle
A close-contact saddle that has become one of our most popular models over the last two decades due to its versatility and elegant but functional design. It is a superb hunt seat saddle at home in the show ring and yet is perfect for jumping medium size fences.
Built on a European styled medium deep close-contact spring saddletree, but with a more open pommel to enable freedom of the shoulder; thus enabling the horse to move with more alacrity. Close-contact wool stuffed panels make for superb comfort for your horses back, adjustable Velcro knee blocks that can be placed in the ideal position will help the rider obtain their optimum seat. The Elan™ is now available with Ultra-Tack™ seat & Knee Pads this premium Calfskin is impregnated with a unique finish to give the rider more security when riding; appointed with Premium English stainless steel fittings.
Lovatt & Ricketts® Saddle Trees
Our saddles trees are manufactured in our own saddletree department using the finest laminated birch wood and reinforced with steel for strength. Each tree is specifically made for each model, designed by us and produced by our own Master saddletree makers. All of our trees conform to British Standards Institution 6635 so you can be assured of quality strength and reliability.
Leather Options: X-Grip Water buffalo with Ultra-Tack™ Calf Skin seat and knee pads or Smooth English Full Grain Saddle Butts with Ultra-Tack™ Calf Skin Seat and knee pads.
Colours: Brown, *Black to special order only
Seat Sizes: 16.½”, 17”, 17.½”, 18”, 18.½” and 19”
Tree Widths: Medium, Medium Wide, Wide and Extra Wide