Hastilow & Sons
Hastilow & Sons produce high end saddles for every riders needs, designed with the best in traditional hand crafted saddles and the melding of 21st Century technology in the tree and leathers.
Hastilow & Sons saddles are designed to be completely adjustable. Built with Simatree technology, these saddles are an excellent choice for amateurs and professionals alike providing masterfully crafted balance and feel to achieve connection between horse and rider. There are multiple options to choose from to customize for both horse and rider to further improve connection and balance. It is a pleasure as a saddle fitter to work with such a talented saddle maker who makes stunning saddles. These bespoke saddles speak for themselves!
Bamburgh Dressage Saddle
This close contact saddle has a deep soft supportive seat with a forgiving block that positions the leg comfortably for all riders. The panel is closer contact felt with a flock layer to enable custom panel adjustment. The ghost stitch allows the knee pad to settle to the riders leg and mould around the knee roll. Adjustable girth selections allow for custom girthing positions. The extremely soft feel and rideability of the flap leather is made more durable with a guard strip to prevent wear. The Bamburgh comes standard with Cobalt Blue Patent accents, other options are offered.
Warwick Jump Saddle
This saddle is designed to give the rider a "close to the horse" feel while jumping. The panel design enables aiding while giving the horse the support to move his back. The combination of flock and top quality felt is shock absorbing and soft while providing ultimate adjustability for the fitter. Rider comfort comes from the narrower twist and laminated soft leather that gives grip and moulds to shape. The ghost stitching is stylish and provides rider support. Adjustable girthing provides custom fitting positions to suit the horse's conformation.
Highland Cob Dressage Saddle
This adjustable saddle was designed to be a true dressage saddle for cob type horses. The saddle design has a thinner flocked panel that still offers support, features adjustable girthing to aid in stabilizing and is built on a short tree point to allow freedom of shoulder movement. The medium deep seat is paired with a cob panel so the rider has a closer feel in their ride, moveable Velcro blocks on all models and a ghost line on the pads allow better leg positioning.
Highland Cob Jump Saddle
This jump saddle is designed to give the rider stability over fences on cob type horses. This saddle has a thinner flocked panel that still offers support. It features adjustable girthing to aid in stabilizing and is built on a short tree point to allow freedom of shoulder movement. The generous knee roll and flap allow riders to ride short and go XC while maintaining feel.
Bentley Dressage Saddle
The Bentley offers a redesigned ergonomic knee block and deep seat. A saddle developed to be completely adjustable, it features adjustable gullets, front and rear panel gussets, wool flocked, with adjustable girthing options. Available in dual flap and mono flap.
The Bentley is a medium-deep seat seated saddle with a four-inch blocked knee roll that is designed to support the rider in the correct position and allow for movement with the horse, but not inhibit riding through your seat aids as can happen with deeper seated saddles. A saddle developed to be completely adjustable, features include adjustable gullets, front and rear panel gussets, wool flocked, with adjustable girthing options. Available in dual flap and mono flap.
Portchester Pony Dressage
The Portchester is designed especially for youth and small adults. This saddle offers a unique balance to align with the smaller vertabra of a pony's back. A short point on the tree gives stability needed for rounder ribcages and point and balance girthing options provide security. Adjustability and flexibility make this saddle ride like full size dressage designs.
Alnwick Jump Saddle
This saddle is designed for riding with a short stirrup across country or over larger fences. The monoflap design gives a close contact feel and the shorter githing mean the buckles are away from the rider's legs. This saddle is wool flocked with standard or point girthing in the front and self-centering back strap. The saddle is completely adjustable in both the balance for the rider and fit for the horse. Can be ordered in a dual flap design.
Berwick Jump Saddle
This jump design is a more forward cut saddle with a slightly deeper seat and knee blocks to balance the rider and establish the correct position over fences. Thigh blocks come standard on Velcro for rider leg position preferences. This saddle also features a four-point adjustable girthing system, front and rear gussets, wool flocked, and adjustable girthing.
Petworth GP Saddle
This saddle has a GP flap length of 15" and a seat deep enough to offer security in all situations. Easy to jump in, whether you are on a hack or going on a Hunter Pace, it allows for a secure comfort in any phase. This saddle also features a four-point girthing system, front and rear gussets, wool flocked, and adjustable girthing. Available to be ordered custom for both horse and rider, extras can be added for foxhunters and endurance riders.