The instructions given here are the measurements we take when measuring for a bridle. Clicking the link below will display a form in PDF format which can be printed. Please give all sizes in inches.
Important: When taking these measurements, unless specified (i.e measuring throat lash), make sure the tape measure is snug. DO NOT put on any allowances. These will be included in the calculations we do to achieve the final sizes required to make the bridle. If you require any advice, please contact us.
Saddler’s Den provides a saddle fitting service, including Flair and WOW saddles.
All fittings are carried out on the owner’s premises with the rider present. Fittings will take approximately 40 minutes to an hour depending on the complexity of the fitting.
Charges for local fittings (up to a 15 mile radius) is £40. This charge includes any minor adjustments.
For locations over this distance, additional charges may be applied. Please contact us for details.
That the horse is in a satisfactory condition to perform the above procedures.
The owner/main rider of the horse is present and able to ride.
There is a suitable area to watch the horse being run up in hand and ridden.
Any pads, saddle clothes etc normally used with the saddle are to hand.
That we are given any relevant information regarding the fitting of the saddle.
Upon arrival, we will:
We cannot give opinions on fittings performed by a third party. We can only comment on what we observe at the time of the fitting.
If you are having problems with a recently fitted saddle, it is advised that you go back to the supplier/fitter to give them the opportunity to correct the problem.