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Passier Compact Dressage Saddle

G. Passier & Sohn GmbH
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Why We Love This

The Passier Compact Dressage Saddle is the perfect saddle for horses with a short back- and for their riders! Until now, riders of compact horses always had to select a small seat size to avoid saddle pressure on the horse's loins.  However, such a small seat area was often problematic for the rider.  Luckily, the era of compromise has ended  thanks to Passier's break-through innovation in the Compact Dressage Saddle.  This saddle combines a short contact surface for the horse with a significantly larger and more comfortable seat for the rider.  Passier products are handmade in Germany since 1867.

Favorite Features

  • The seat and knee inserts are made from Jupa leather, an extremely soft processed and non-slip cow hide, providing especially comfortable seating
  • PS saddle tree is made from wood and leather with several bamboo strips to achieve a high degree of flexibility
  • Comes with a 5 year guarantee on the tree from any defects
  • Freedom panels allow for optimized wither clearance and is suited for horses with wide or particularly sensitive withers
  • New foam inserts ensure an extremely soft, smooth contact area with the horse's back and an optimum distribution of the rider's weight
  • Deep seat
  • Thick thigh supports
  • W-girth arrangement ensures that the saddle remains firmly in place, taking pressure off the horse's shoulder at the front and allowing the back strap to exert just the right amount of pressure in precisely the area where the greatest hold is required

Sizing It Up

Available in seat sizes 17"-18" with choice of either medium or wide tree
Test Ride available in size 17.5" with medium tree

Test Ride this saddle! Click here for details.
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    Passier Compact Dressage Saddle is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sensitive short backed horse Tried many saddles, different brands to find the one my stallion liked the best. This saddle gives him the shoulder freedom as well as being comfortable on his short back. Night and day difference from day one. LOVE IT!!! Oh and as a bonus, its comfortable for me as well.
    Date published: 2015-04-01
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Finally a saddle for short backed horses I tried this saddle for my Connemara/thoroughbred cross, he's about 15 hands and short backed. It fit well, was comfortable for me too. I liked the billet strap set up, it seems to distribute the girth pressure better. Nice grade of leather too, the trial saddle was soft and broken in, but not too much. I think a new one would break in fairly easy.
    Date published: 2015-02-12
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