For Sue Carson Saddles
carson saddles, manufacturers of an exclusive collections of bespoke
saddles and top quality range of bridlework and accessories based
at Brassington, Derbyshire, has announced the appointment of two
Midlands-based qualified fitters and agents to join the nationwide
are former customers who say they were so impressed by the product,
that they jumped at the chance to join this innovative company.
Gaunt, 28, who is based at her own yard in Yoxall, Staffs, joins
the company this month from Matchmakers International, where she
was Area Sales Manager, having previously worked as a sales executive
with Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd for four years..
a former team member of the Atherstone branch of the Pony Club,
has enjoyed success in show jumping, eventing and dressage, currently
having three horses competing in affiliated dressage from novice
to advanced medium.
exciting to be joining a growing saddlery company, which prides
itself on excellent customer service and ensures product satisfaction,"
says Steph, who is also training as an equine shiatsu practitioner
and British Dressage judge.
"Last year my top dressage horse was having real problems in
training and I tried one of Sue's saddles which immediately made
a big difference - the results speak for themselves
"Having witnessed improvement in performance first hand, my
aim is to help more riders understand the benefits of our saddles,
which are specifically designed for all individuals and disciplines,
whatever shape, size or level of experience."
local freelance instructor Denise O'Reilly, 40, from Lichfield,
Staffs, has recently given up her career as a theatre nurse to join
the sue carson saddles team.
a former committee member of Stretton riding club, currently owns
two horses, which she is hoping to train up to advanced level.
year my seven-year-old Irish Thoroughbred was a problem horse and
I'd tried everything to help him," says Denise, a Mary Wanless
devotee and Ride With Your Mind Level II Mastery accredited coach.
"Then I tried a sue carson saddle and the difference was phenomenal.
After two years of trying to find a solution, my horse could produce
medium trot and stopped being so tense in his back - I also found
I could sit to his trot for the first time."
says she is aiming to launch the sue carson saddles range nationwide
and will be exhibiting with her trade stand at major competition
venues in the Midlands area, as well as selected dates on the Mary
Wanless tour which begins in the spring.
by English craftsmen in Walsall and designed by FEI horse trials
and List 2 dressage judge and trainer Sue Carson, these individually
crafted saddles, have been extensively tested by leading riders,
including Vere and Clea Phillipps and Malcolm Pyrah.
unique collection, all fitted with the Flair system and aimed at
providing maximum comfort and performance, offers five different
seats to suit every rider's size and posture, as well as a variety
of knee blocks.
range includes dressage, jumping, showing, close contact and GP
saddles and is priced from £1,200
have trained dressage event and show riders for many years and constantly
encountered the problem of saddles which simply do not fit the horse
or rider," explains Sue, who insists that all her fitters are
themselves riders and trainers.
good saddle is a vital factor in maximising comfort and enhancing
performance of horse and rider partnerships."
more information contact sue carson saddles (tel: 01629 540343).