Smith-Worthington Avalon saddle

Smith-Worthington Avalon saddle
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Sale Price: $1,995.00
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Product ID : A702

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Description

This saddle has a multi-tasking appeal whether you're hunting across fields, riding hunter/jumper or simply pleasure riding.  It is also available in various styles to suit different riders' needs.  The extra forward model accommodates long legged riders, allowing their knees to fit the flaps correctly - see model A702XF.  Custom models are available on special order**.  

Note: the Avalon fits 1” larger than it measures.  If you normally use a 17 ½” saddle, try a 16 ½” Avalon. 

Smith-Worthington incorporates over 200 years of saddle making knowledge and some of the world's finest materials in these saddles.  Features* include: 

  • Steel & wood spring trees with strong overlapping steel head plates allow tree adjustment many times as your horse muscles and matures or if you get a different horse.
  • Gussetted panels with virgin wool flock stuffing allow proper fit to your horse.
  • “Fired” (pre-stretched) pure linen webbing insures that the seat never sags - you sit in a “hammock” of web and never hit the steel bars of the tree.
  • Deeply recessed stirrup bars nearly eliminate stirrup leather bulge under the skirts.
  • Made in England.
  • lifetime tree warranty.
  • Demo Avalon saddles are available - try one today.

 

*See our “Quality” page for photos and more details about why these features are important. 

Sizes: 14 ½”, 15 ½”, 16 1/2”, 17 1/2”, 18 1/2”, 19 1/2”

Tree widths: M, W, XW

Twist width: narrow/medium

Working center: long & well balanced

Seat depth: 3”*

Seat width: 11”*

Flap length: 16”*

Standard leather: cowhide seat, pig print cowhide leather skirts & flaps in traditional Havana or Antique color, or Havana English-tanned buffalo leather. 

*Measured on a 17 1/2" saddle.  Measurements are proportional for other sizes.  **All of our Smith-Worthington English-made saddles can be custom ordered as DYO (Design Your Own) models.  Once you find the seat you like best, we will build it with your choice of flaps (size, shape, amount/location of padding), leg support, billets, stirrup bars, and leathers.  Price of DYO saddles is regular price plus 20%.  See our DYO page for more information. 

Hint: Test ride the Avalon, SW Trainer, Beaufort EC and Beaufort Lux saddles to determine which combination of seat width, twist width and working center works for you.

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