The only Suede Saddle Pad designed by me, Zoe Snape.
Now in it's tenth year of production the Zoe Snape all suede saddle pads have been sold worldwide, worn by many of the top competing ponies in the show ring, hunting field, racing,mounted games and everyday hacking.
With thirty six years experience of riding, breeding, showing and judging all breeds of mountain and moorland ponies the saddle design is the result of practical knowledge and personal experience.
The 'Zoe Snape Suede Saddle Pad' is traditionally made, using only the best quality British leather and materials and represents excellent value for money.
NO plastic, foam, vinyl, foreign leather or metal are EVER used, please be aware of this when considering purchasing a Saddle Pad and ask questions.
THE SUEDE SHETLAND SADDLE PAD was designed specifically for the Shetland Pony but due to demand I have introduced new sizes suitable for Welsh Section A's, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Fell, Highland and indeed any pony of 'Native Type'.
All Suede, Straight Cut, with a Knee Block, Stirrup Bars, (not rings), complete with small 'D' Rings on the front. The saddle is sewn using driving harness quality thread and double stitched webbing internally - ensuring safety and years of use.
There is NO metalwork internally to cause sores or pressure points.
Saddle Pads available in Havana Brown, Black and Chestnut.
Please do not hesitate contacting me regarding saddle fitting problems or to discuss your requirements.
Saddle Pads are now officially accepted by the Pony Club. Pony Club Sports Rules, Mounted Games, rule 18 states," The use of Pad Saddles are only permitted on Miniature/Shetland type ponies with the written permission of the DC and the agreement of the Official Steward".
The saddle's seat length is measured in a straight line front to back
12.5" Strictly for ponies under 34" (86cm) in height. £189.00
13.5" Long Panel, for 'compact, short backed' ponies 34"- 38" (86cm - 96cm). £210.00
14.5" Standard Panel, ponies 34"- 37" (86cm - 94cm). £210.00
14.5" Long Panel, most popular size for ponies 38"- 42" (96cm - 106cm). £215.00
14.5" XL Panel, ponies 40" - 42" (101cm - 106cm) ridden by an older rider. Also ideal for Dartmoor, Welsh Section A ponies and any other rotund 'native type' 11.2hh (116cm) or under. £225.00
15.5" Standard, "up to height" Shetland ponies, Dartmoor or Welsh Section A ponies. Often used by older riders to school or show smaller breeds, this pad offers the rider a more generous seat area and a longer and wider leg panel. £225.00
15.5" XL Panel, worn by Dartmoor, Exmoor and small Fell ponies. Again, ideal for any 'native type' 13.2hh (137cms) or under. £235.00
16.5" 'The Fell', available as a special order. Worn by Fell, Highland and any larger 'native type' ponies with saddle fitting problems or for breaking and schooling. £245.00
All the Suede Saddle Pads come with stainless steel 'D' Rings on the front as standard.
Delivery £11.00 up to 2kg of items, £14.00 over 2kg and under 5kg of items.
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Tiny Tots Balance Strap
Detachable balance straps for small hands to hold. Simply attaches to the "D" Rings on the front of the saddle pad by means of two small trigger clips.
Some Show Societies do not allow the use of handles in their classes, (please check the societies rules).
Fine Rolled English Leather in Havana or Black £16.00 Each.
Sure Grip Girths
Non Slip, padded, made to measure girths available in Brown or Black. Lined in a sponge like, breathable Neoprene to help keep the saddle in the correct position and help prevent any discomfort, girth galls, rubbing or pressure points.
This is a Dressage style girth, (with buckle guards to prevent pinching of the skin), and has British stainless steel roller buckles and pliable retaining keepers for the girth straps. £26.00
To ensure the correct length of girth, I require the measurement all the way around the pony where a girth or lunging roller normally lies, i.e. the circumference.
Faux Fleece Show Numnahs individually shaped for each size of Saddle Pad in soft lightweight faux fleece. Machine washable on a cool wash.
Brown or Black £19.00
Padded Numnahs are available in sizes, 14.5" Longer Panel and 14.5" XL (other sizes available to order). 3/4" internal wadding gives that little extra cushioning for the older rider. Machine Washable. Brown or Black £20.00
Hand stitched, quality English 3/4" wide Stirrup Leathers with British stainless steel buckles. Havana or Black.
Lead Rein £29.50 ~ First Ridden £31.50 ~ Junior £33.50 ~ Maids £35.50
(The rider's inside leg measurement ensures the correct length of leathers are ordered)
Peacock Safety Stirrup Irons
Quality British Stainless Steel Safety Stirrup Irons. Leather tabs, and strong rubber loop which should be fitted to the outside edge of the Iron. Complete with black rubber treads. £28.95
Sizes: 3.5" ~ 3.75" ~ 4.0" ~ 4.25"
(I suggest measuring the width of the riders boot to ensure the correct size is ordered allowing an extra 1/4"/1.0cm either side of the boot)