Kimberley Ultralight Treeless Saddle
This is one of the lightest saddles available – just 8 pounds including leathers and stirrups! It may sacrifice weight, but it doesn’t sacrifice comfort. This treeless saddle has a padded seat has a sure-grip synthetic suede surface to help keep you secure. The stirrup bars can be moved forward or back to suite your riding style. One inch stirrup leathers give your legs plenty of freedom of movement. The underside of the saddle features breathable nylon Air Mesh and the padded panels are made of closed cell polyurethane foam.
Bright, durable synthetic material with a padded, sure-grip synthetic suede
Available in black, red, or blue
Synthetic suede leg cushions and knee blocks
3” seat depth
Seat can be detached for riding with a sheepskin pad
Breathable, cushioned synthetic panels
Stirrup leathers can be moved forward or back to suite the riders style
Color matched aluminum stirrups with leather tread
Quality dressage style neoprene 24" girth with roller buckles
Two d-rings at the front of the saddle, two on the side, and one in the back
Ultra light weight – less than 8 pounds including leathers and stirrups
Medium (equivalent to English 17")
Large (equivalent to English 19")
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What pad do you use for this saddle?
Best Answer: I was told by a tack shop owner that you should use a very thick contoured pad with this saddle!
What do you use this saddle for?
Best Answer: I personally use this saddle for cross country, endurance, and trail riding.
Do they sell the stirrups leathers seprate? I need a spare pair for a shorter rider
Best Answer: Not sure, but I would email Downunder directly and ask them. They have been very forthcoming in the past.
23' girth is attached and to treeless saddle ?
Best Answer: This saddle comes with a dressage style neoprene 24" girth with roller buckles.
is this saddle ok for jumping?
Best Answer: Possibly, if your horse has no withers and is pretty round as there isn't any pressure relief of the spine. With all your weight in the stirrups it would put a lot of pressure on the horse's withers. You definitely need a high quality treeless pad under it.
I have a short backed horse. I need a saddle 19 or 20 inches in length. Is the Kimberley treeless saddle short enough? My horse is a Rocky Mountian.
Best Answer: I believe this saddle will be 21 to 23 inches in length.
Can you mount from the ground, or do you need a mounting block?
Best Answer: That all depends on you and your horse.
REALLY need to know if you can mount with this saddle or need a mounting block?
Can you actually mount up with these stirrups?
Best Answer: You are supposed to be able to but if you are finding that the saddle slides you may want to use a mounting block.
would this saddle work for a donkey? how do you keep it off the spine?
Best Answer: With the right pad, yes