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M. Toulouse Premia Close Contact

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The M. Toulouse Premia is hand crafted of natural vegetable tanned, pigmented, aniline finished leather which will accept oil. All leather is tanned by French tanning methods. Classically designed by Marcel Toulouse, Master Saddler in France, to meet all the demands of the horse and rider. Hand laminated beechwood, steel reinforced tree with stainless steel stirrup bar. 

For a custome feel in the saddle, the Premia Close Contact saddle in soft covered leather is a great choice. Its nicely padded seat is slightly flatter with a medium/narrow twist and a slightly forward flap, with moveable knee and thigh blocks that can be repositioned based on rider preference. Anatomic knee rolls and leather reinforcement (wear guard) at flap bottom.

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Favorite Features

  • Soft, air cushioned kneepads for comfort and grip.
  • Adjusta-block movable knee block system.
  • Effective knee roll. 
  • Medium/narrow twist
  • Featuring Comfort Fit Foam Panel®. 

 

 

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    M. Toulouse Premia Close Contact is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 25.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful saddle! I'm only about 2 weeks into riding with this saddle but, so far, I have to say that I'm really impressed. I purchased the Genesis option on this little gem b/c I'm currently riding lesson horses so the ability to adjust is an absolute must if I'm going to be spending almost 2K on a saddle. Like others have said, the leather is so unbelievably soft from the get go. I haven't noticed the "scuffing" issue but I've been using a leather conditioner designed for fine leather and not oil so that may help. The fit is great for the current wide backed horse although I did have to purchase a wedge pad to lift me up a bit in the back...not a big deal IMO, though. And I'd rate my own comfort an A+! It's got just enough deep of a seat to give me a little security for jumping and the softness of the leather gives me enough "stickiness" to feel secure in the saddle, as well.
    Date published: 2017-02-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazingly comfortable! Beautiful leather! I've had my new saddle almost a month now and am completely obsessed
    Date published: 2017-01-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great saddle! I bought this saddle for my daughter almost 3 years ago when we bought her first horse. The saddle has held up incredibly well - it almost looks brand new. Not only is it pretty (the color is very rich), but it's also very comfortable. Our horse has broadened out a bit, so I'm planning to buy the wide soon, and we are hoping it fits because she doesn't really want a different saddle.
    Date published: 2015-09-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Will be sad to see it go! I originally got this saddle because it was one of the only long flap options in my price range. It is the most comfortable saddle that I've ever ridden in and puts me in a wonderful position. Fit my old horse perfectly but very sadly doesn't have the wither clearance my new horse needs. I have had it for close to two years and it still looks brand new, even with my notoriously inconsistent cleanings and conditionings!
    Date published: 2015-04-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this saddle! I've had it for about 7 months now and i have nothing bad to say about it! It's extremely comfortable; all the people that ride in it are amazed by how comfy it is. the color is beautiful. I bought it used and color has stayed exactly the same and hasn't rubbed off at all. I clean about once every two weeks but doesn't really need to be conditioned often. My horse is very comfortable in it, at least way more than my old saddle. The leathers very sticky and really helps me keep my position. I trail ride at least 2x a week in it, and use it in lessons and hacking the other days.
    Date published: 2014-06-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this saddle I bought this saddle when I first got back into riding about a year ago. It is sticky enough for the jumpers and eventing, and has held up very well! I would recommend this to anyone who isn't looking to spend a ton of money but still get a great quality saddle
    Date published: 2014-05-07
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Versatile Saddle, and Pretty to Boot I am actually a dressage rider but I wanted a saddle that could take me anywhere (trail riding, a gallop across a field, if I ever wanted to have a little jumping lesson just for fun, and on the flat) and I got just that. The saddle is super comfortable and I can sit the trot in it with absolutely no problem the leather is very soft as well and makes the saddle look more expensive than it is. I got the Genesis tree for even more versatility and I think it is a very well done and easy to adjust gullet. My only complaint is I wish the foam panels were different as they are a little hard in my opinion but that may change with more ware.
    Date published: 2014-02-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Saddle Wow!  I love this saddle.  The leather is wonderful!  Has a little bit of stickiness to it which I loved!  Fit my horse well and was very comfortable.  
    Date published: 2013-12-09
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Super Soft, No Break in... I really like this saddle! There was little to no break in time, it is unbelievably soft and supple, the twist it just right and doesn't seem to be made for a man like most are and looks good in the show ring. The price is wonderful too. The only drawback I can mention about this saddle is the leather is SO soft that if scuffs VERY easily! It soaks up product like crazy when cleaning but one day later... you have scuffs all over it again. I have had this saddle for a few years now and ride at minimum 2 horses in it daily. It has stood up over time but the billets are are stretching out and I just pray it continues for the long haul. Unlike the older Crosby's and Miller lines, I have heard that Toulouse saddles, because they are so soft and there is no brake in required, don't have much longevity. I hate to say that but it is starting to look that way. Very attractive and functional saddle for the price though!
    Date published: 2013-12-06
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from fit perfectly, great value, quick break in! I did a trial in this saddle on a recommendation from my trainer because I needed an affordable saddle which would fit both my large, dippy backed, high withered, young, growing TB and me (tall, long legs). The moment I put it on his back I knew it fit. I'd test ridden a few other saddles, the Kent & Masters, the Thorowgood hybrid (from Trumble Mtn)- and both just looked wrong, bridged on his back and in general were terrible fits. I understand the M. Toulouse saddles are "knock offs" of higher end saddles and if that's true then great for me! At this time I can't afford an Antares or Pessoa. The assistant trainer at my barn was drooling over it when I brought my saddle to the barn. The leather is very nice and soft, almost immediate break in; yes the billets are stiff but for the price it's no big deal. I've heard some negative comments about the M. Toulouse and I don't understand why, I'm not expecting it be an Antares but for the price it's exactly what I'd expect, even better. Obviously it has to fit your house, and the Premia did for me! I can not comment on durability as I've only had it about 3 weeks now. I only wish it came in black! Thank you SmartPak for your wonderful test ride program!!!
    Date published: 2013-01-14
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