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CATHERINE COUSAR Tel: 07890 598564. Email:

Fife, Scotland

CHAMPION & WILTON SADDLE – EXCELLENT CONDITION. Pre-war Champion & Wilton saddle in excellent condition. Complete with stirrup, girth, balance strap and canvas cover. Medium fit with doeskin seat. 18" long and 132 wide.


Mrs. M. Uloth Tel: 01264 781251 Email:


CALDENE SIDE SADDLE HABIT. Black Caldene Side Saddle Habit, size 36. Immaculately cut and made in Britain, this habit with self fabric collar, two rear riding vents for maximum freedom of movement and two button single breasted It has never been worn, and I am including a Caldene Tattersall check waistcoat.


Fiona Banks Tel: 07811 336634 Email:


WHIPPY & CO 0F LONDON. Brown leather, Doe skin seat (couple of shallow moth marks). Measures 17" from cut back to cantle,13" at the widest part of the seat and 10" from D ring to D ring. Linen covered underside. Includes three fold leather girth, Balance Strap, stirrup & dust cover. I can WhatsApp pictures.


Fiona Banks Tel: 07811 336634 Email:


FOR SALE OWEN SIDE SADDLE. Medium fit complete with tri fold girth, balance strap and stirrup leather and iron. Good original condition but not used for many years so may need checking over before use. Measure 16 1/2" from cut back head to back, and 13" across the seat. Doeskin seat and pommels. Photos available on request.


Susan Galuszka Tel: 07890 526062 Email:


FOR SALE BEAUTIFUL NAVY SIDE SADDLE HABIT. Size 10, 100% wool. Made by Langston & Sons. Comes complete with tattersall check waistcoat. This is in absolutely pristine condition with only 6 outings back in the 1980s. Photos available on request.


Susan Galuszka Tel: 07890 526062 Email:


FOR SALE SIDE SADDLE APRON. Size 10 apron only, 100% pure wool. Used as an everyday apron for hacking and schooling so not in show condition but great for everyday riding. Photos available on request


Susan Galuszka Tel: 07890 526062 Email:


Immaculate condition. Used on 16.3hh warm blood dressage horse, kept me level and it allowed free movement of the horse. Suede seat and pommels. Comes complete with stirrup leather, stirrup iron, over girth balance strap and cover. Contact me for photos.


Dawn Paterson Tel: 07738 409254 Email:

Co Durham

STUNNING 16.5 INCH OWEN SHOW SADDLE. 13 inches wide. Medium fit. Suede seat. Wide pommels. Comfortable saddle in excellent condition. Can be seen and tried at Cheshire County Show 19 and 20 June.


Marion Thomas Tel: 00353 86 6045 205 Email:

Cheshire/ Ireland

17.5 INCH MAYHEW SIDE SADDLE. Rebuilt by HJ & CM Woolley on a Wykeham pad. 13 inches wide. Versatile fit - used on 15hh cob to 17hh hunter. Comfortable saddle in lovely condition. Suede seat. Wide pommels. Can be seen and tried at Cheshire County Show 19 & 20 June.


Marion Thomas Tel: 00353 86 6045 205 Email:

Cheshire/ Ireland

ALEXANDER JAMES NAVY 34" MAIDS HABIT. Measurements on Alexander James site , Regular Apron . Just been cleaned , and pressed by Alexander James by Traditional Methods, like new condition only worn for a handful of shows in one season .Beautiful Habit. Postage at buyers expense . email for pictures.


Charlotte Charnick Tel: 07904 067544 Email:


PATEY SILK TOP HAT – VERY GOOD CONDITION. With box, size 6 5/8, crown height 12cm.

£450ono inc P&P

Mrs. D. Thorpe Tel: 07814 137090 Email:


17.5" MAYHEW SIDE SADDLE MEDIUM FIT. Beautiful Mayhew side saddle circa 1855. Complete with over girth balance strap, stirrup leather and safety iron. All straps in good condition , doe skin seat, sadly does not fit my horse.


Jane Archer Tel: 07436 562861. Email:


BLACK BOWLER HAT BY LOCK & CO , LONDON. Size 67/8, only worn twice, immaculate condition.


Yvonne Botham. Tel: 01728 862081. Email:


15.5" MED WIDE/WIDE ROBERT JENKINS BROWN SIDE SADDLE. On a wykeham pad. Approx. 2 years old. In excellent condition. Only for sale as my horse has changed shape.


Aimie Nicholson Tel: 07974 790410 Email:


POST WAR SIDE SADDLE BELIEVED TO BE OWEN COPY. Good condition, reflocked by Richard Godden a few years ago. Fitted a small middle weight hunter and petite lady perfectly. Complete with girth etc. Other

Open to realistic offers

Sharon Middleton Tel: 07790375402 E:


FOR SALE 17" SIDE SADDLE. 17" champion & Wilton side saddle with Doe skin seat very nice saddle in good condition well admired saddle 13" wide seat comes complete with stirrup and quality 3 fold hand made girth with balance strap in new condition has been refurbished for sale as no longer ride been used on various horses Call for more info and pictures


Lisa Ogilvie Tel: 07836 357765 Email:

West Lothian, Scotland.

EXCELLENT SIDE SADDLE Champion and Wilton side saddle 18" Used on 15.2hh cob


Elizabeth Ellis Tel: 01246 418968


WANTED: SIDE SADDLE HORSE TO EXERCISE. Experienced rider (5'5", 9 1/2 stone) seeks sidesaddle horse to exercise/share/ride/take lessons on. Happy to ride out or hack. West central London based, can travel but west counties best. Have insurance and references.


Karen Krizanovich Tel: 07968 948 618 Email:

West Central London

WANTED: IN SEARCH OF: SIDESADDLE & HABIT TO FIT TALL WOMAN & HORSE. I'm tall (1.86/6'1") Searching for a 23" or 24", M fit saddle for jumping. Habit, preferably cutaway jacket, UK 16/18 & silk hat in a 6 7/8 or 7 would be grand! These items are scarce in Alberta, Canada, I'll be in London Sept 8 -17 & would be delighted to hear from anyone who might be able to point me in the right direction. Many thanks in advance.


Sam Mitchell Tel: 4036713407 Email:

Alberta, Canada

WANTED: Vintage Side Saddle Habit. I am looking for a navy vintage summer weight habit, size 12/14 in good condition.


Mrs Sybil Atkinson Tel; 01664 454573


WANTED*** Side Saddle. I am a small lady (5'2") and have just started riding side saddle, but looking to buy my own now for hunting/pleasure, so doesnt need to be show condition. To fit a medium TB with high withers.


Harriet Fuller Tel: 07706 124432 Email:


PATEY EQUESTRIAN BOWLER HAT Black Approx size 7./ 57cm I'm this size, this fits same as my other Patey Hats. Superb condition, I have worn this twice. Hard crown for equestrian use, not soft steward type Bowler. Please email for pictures or look in eBay under same heading.  


01986788454 Email:


For sale FW Mayhew Lissadel Improved Grip side saddle. Seat measures 17inch front to back 13inch wide. Basically good condition but does requires some work hence price. Suitable for a medium horse. Please contact me for further details and photographs.


07986818719 Email:


MAYHEW – 15.5” Show Side Saddle (exposed straps). Lovely conditioned show saddle - doeskin seat, mid-brown colour leather. With three fold girth, stirrup leather, balance strap. Fitted on 14hh WHP, 14.2hh Connemara / 15hh SHP. No longer used. Photos available.


Nicola Klaiber Tel: 077747416648/ 01452830202. Email:


*WANTED* 16" BROWN SIDE SADDLE. Wanted for my 15.2hh mare: A brown 16" medium side saddle. Needs to be in good show condition and preferably with a matching 54"-55" girth and balance strap. Good budget for the right saddle. Please get in to contact with me if you have anything suitable.

Good Budget

Grace Lester Tel: 07557 688758 Email:

Wanted Side saddle in East Anglia: Side For 15.2hh cob with deep girth and good wither. 16 or 17 inch seat approx. Negotiable

Julie Henson Tel: 01508531288

17inch Champion and Wilton Saddle. Approx 1930,  leather seated  ( not doeskin ), level seated, flared pommels, very good condition. Fits 17 hh cleveland bay/thoroughbred. Photos available from contact £2,600 Gill Greenwood Tel: 07594 562166 East Yorkshire

WANTED: OFFSIDE SIDE SADDLE NARROW TO MEDIUM FIT Narrow to an "ungenerous" medium fit OFFSIDE side saddle wanted in a seat range of 17"- 19" for a fine Thoroughbred. I do not care if it needs work as long as the tree is sound. Can travel from Leicestershire for the right saddle.


Leila Marvin Tel: 07975513437

WANTED: OFFSIDE SIDE SADDLE NARROWS TO MEDIUM FIT Narrow to an "ungenerous" medium fit OFFSIDE side saddle wanted in a seat range of 17"- 19" for a fine Thoroughbred. I do not care if it needs work as long as the tree is sound. Can travel from Leicestershire for the right saddle. £3,250

Leila Marvin Tel: 07975513437

WANTED: 16 1/2" Side Saddle Wanted Medium/Wide - My horse is Highland x TB quite short in the back with huge shoulders. Have been looking for 4 years - so this is last big push. Would love to compete at Champs for one last time before we both get too decrepit. Negotiable

Sue Howard Tel: 07974 800682 Email:

WANTED 17 1/2 inch Owen Side Saddle. Price paid obviously dependent on condition. Seat width must measure 13 3/4 -14 inches. Negotiable

Clare Jubb. Tel: 07702 412403 Email:

West Yorks
HELP PLEASE - Wide 16 inch side saddle wanted. I'm looking for a 16-16 1/2 inch wide/extra wide saddle. I'm getting so desperate I'm prepared to consider anything at any price anywhere!! Negotiable

Debbi Smith. Tel: 07772 494281. Email:


Saddles for Sale from Side Saddles in Attics Campaign

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I am offering for sale a fine example of a Whippy side saddle from the famous London saddlers and cap makers, Whippy, Steggall & Co established in the 19th century.  I believe the saddle was hand crafted around 1910.  I bought the saddle in 1984 from Dawn Dodd-Noble,. Sandon Saddlery Company in Hertfordshire.  I used the saddle lightly on an Anglo-Arab gelding 15.1. Narrow fitting saddle.Adjustable leaping head. 18" from cutback head to cantle. 13 1/2 " across widest part of seat. 8" D to D . The leather, stitching and doeskin seat of this saddle are in very good condition as can be seen from the photographs. The original makers label is still intact. Photos of the underside lining reveal some wear, which is to be expected of a saddle of this vintage. The price of the saddle is to include:- 2 side saddle numnahs antique side saddle safety iron and leather balance girth girth

Open to sensible offers Mrs Janet Gibson Home Phone: 01239 614824 Mobile 07940 777661 Pembrokeshire
Historic  Leather  seated  hunting  side saddle  made  by  Gordon  &  Company  , saddlers  to Queen Victoria and  the Royal  family .The nameplate is  still intact ,It is   good condition according to  my  saddle  fitter.It has a leather  seat and there is  slight  tear  at the edge   of the seat  but it  is useable .The  under side  of the saddle is wool.The seat length is  21" the width is 13- 13.5 inches the gullet width is 5- 5.5 " .It is  complete  with balancing strap and  stirrup leather  and  Iron .It was made  for  my late husband's grandmother   approx  1880's . photos available on request. £1200 Please contact Linda Phillips- Colgan. Tel: 01952 460560. Email: Shropshire
Mayhew Lissadell 19" Improved Grip, seat width 13"refurbished by Mr Huline Dickins, medium fit. Good condition. Outside girthing. Plenty of room for width adjustment, Good home essential for this much loved saddle. c/w original 19" stirrup fitting; Balance Girth 56" and 3 fold leather 59". Photos available. £2,300 complete Please contact Lincolnshire
Robsons of York Side Saddle originally fitted to a 16HH thoroughbred and also to 17.1hh MW. Very good condition, serge lined Measures: cutback to cantle 20", neck of the saddle 9",seat width 12". Photos available from contact or £1500 Please contact Tracey Potter: Email Tel: 07983 979499 Norfolk
Mayhew in good condition, seat width 12" and length 17". Photos available from contact. £1,2000 Please contact Jo Day, Tel: 07581 566891 Email: Middlesex/Herts border
A Victorian saddle, not in great condition. Photos available from contact. Negotiable Please contact: Angela Mead-Briggs Tel: 01932 447624 Email: Weybridge, Surrey.
An old Edwardian side saddle. It has been looked at today by a Master Saddler who says the tree is fine and it can be fully repaired. Photos available from contact or Hon. Gen. Secretary £500.00 Please contact: Charlotte Boize Tel: 07774 270812 or email
West Dorset or London by arrangement.
17" Champion and Wilton, very dark Havana, fully refurbished with a doeskin seat.  Medium, medium/wide. It comes complete with 3 fold girth, balance girth, stirrup leather and iron and a carrying bag cover. Photo available from contact or Hon. Gen. Secretary. £2,000 Please contact: Anna Reed Tel: 01983 522616 or email Isle of Wight
Pre war hunting saddle in good condition. Negotiable Please contact Mrs Elizabeth Scrope. Tel: 01969 623225 Middleham, North Yorkshire
Old, traditional hunting saddle, been with current owner since the 1950's. In good condition £1,000 Please contact Mrs Hakes. Tel: 01255 813340 Clacton on Sea, Essex
Champion & Wilton Medium fit, length 16.5", seat 13.5", includes stirrup leather. Very good condition recently checked and renovated. Photos available from contact. £1700.00 Please contact Janet Coft email Central Scotland
Circa Edwardian made by Champion and Wilton.It has two vertually new balance straps which were made by Sandon Saddlery in Hertfordshire and are handstiiched and of varying lengths. There is a beautiful three fold leather girth which is in similar condition and a stirrup. It has its original canvas cover. The seat is unmarked and the saddle is in superb condition. Photos available from contact or Hon. Gen. Secretary. £2,500ono Please contact Jan Burden, Tel: 01825 840509 or email East Sussex
Saddle believed to be a whippy, it has been used on an Arab/TB cross and is a narrow fit - it measures approx 17.5"". The saddle is old but in good condition and has a leather seat and balance straps. It has been re-stuffed and unused since. Photo available from contact. £800.00 ono Please contact Joanne Davies: Tel 01604) 740479 or 07865 708860 email: Thornby, Northamptonshire
Saddle sold but still available: Busvine habit navy size 10-12 (small/med height) c/w waistcoat size 12, Bowler black 6 7/8" made by Christie plus 2 veils, Black silk hat 6 3/4 Scotts of Old Bond Street in original box and Period, elegant soft calf leather riding boots size 5 1920s or 30s beautifully made, very slim leg. Please contact Mrs Pamela Win or Tel 02392 412704 Near East Hants/Sussex border
Owen, 19" long, 14" wide, was used on 15hh cob. Complete with stirrup, balance strap, girth and cover. Very good condition.Photos available from contact. Price negotiable Please contact Mrs Heather Nuthall Tel: 01886 812627 Worcestershire
Antique saddle in good shape, 44 cm long and the width is 36cm 3,500 Euros Please contact: Danielle de Bock, email: Netherlands
Saddle 1. Owen, I 18" (from cut back to cantle) with Owen's Mount Street address.The saddle measures 13" at the widest part of the seat and 10" from D ring to D ring.   It is an extremely comfortable saddle and has been well used, esp. jumping. There is a water mark on the doeskin and a small brass name plate on the back of the cantle Robert Jenkins has looked after this saddle. Saddle 2. Owen, 15"(from cut back to cantle) narrow fit. The saddle measures 12" at the widest part of the seat and 8" from D ring to D ring, and fits 5'2" rider 16hh warmblood . It is a truly beautiful saddle and in perfect show condition. Photos available from contact.Both saddles have doeskin seats, their own stirrups, girth and balance straps. 1. Price negotiable.
2. £2,500
Please contact Jennifer Pitman, Email: Gloucestershire
Mahew, 122 years old, has been recently rebalanced and checked by Suzie Vandepeer , it measures 17.5" long, 13.5" across on widest part of seat, 8.5" D ring to D ring. Majority of history is known and it has been checked to be safe for jumping/hunting. £1,950 Please contact Kara Gill, Tel: 07807 556603. Email: West Yorkshire
Champion & Wilton saddle. It is 17.5 inch and in excellent condition. It is a standard leather seat rather than doe skin but still a nice saddle. Price negotiable Please contact Harry Wallace: Email: Tel:07974 360 462 Leicestershire or Gloucestershire
A French saddle hand made about 20 years ago. The padding may need redoing but this saddle has got a future with a new rider, as it has been kept it in a very good condition. Photos available from seller or Hon, General Secretary 700 Euros Please contact Karine Tranchant Email: The saddle is in France but can be brought over to Worthing in Sussex.

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