The Mathew Murray Elite is the best close-contact, swinging fender saddle available.

  • 1st Grade Hermann Oak skirting leather
  • Strong Vellacott laminated wood-steel tree
  • Top quality fittings
  • Close-contact seat
  • Swinging fenders
  • Sheepskin lined
  • Fully mounted
  • Perfect for Campdrafting, ASH Showing or Challenge events

Product Description

The best close-contact fender available anywhere, the Mathew Murray Elite is built using 1st Grade Hermann Oak skirting leather on a strong Vellacott laminated wood-steel tree with a sheepskin lining.  It features a sprung webbing seat with a narrow twist so that you get the stock saddle feel, with close contact and a balanced position for the rider, with all the benefits of a modern swinging fender.  The Elite has a narrow, easy grip and is stylish, secure and comfortable.  It would suit Camprafting, ASH Showing or Challenge.

You can customise your Elite with the following options:

  • Colour – Redgum, Chocolate brown, Natural
  • Tree spread – Semi-quarter horse
  • Tree size – 11″, 12″, 12 1/2″, 13″, 13 1/2″, 14″, 14 1/2″, 15″, 15 1/2″, 16″, 17″
  • Rigging – Standard, 3-way
  • Girth – Cord, Anti-gall
  • Stirrups – Rollertop oxbows, 4-bar, Oxbows with tread, Leather-covered oxbows (+$200),
  • Fittings – Brass, Stainless Steel
  • Style – Rough-out seat only, Rough-out seat and pads only, All rough-out, All smooth-out
  • Lining – Felt, White or Gold sheepskin (+$200)
  • Tooling – Basketweave stamping on fenders or rear skirt (+$150), Basketweave stamping on fenders & rear skirt (+$300)
  • Freight – Australia (+$75)

Mat has a wealth of experience in the horse industry and understands what it takes to build a saddle from scratch to suit both you and your horse.  Feel free to contact Mat and the team to discuss your options or obtain a quote.