Manufacturer: Karl Niedersuss
Model: KN Melodie
Category: Dressage Saddles
Purchase: Trialed as one of many saddles which included Kieffer Lech Profi, KN Symphonie, Exselle Luciene, Exselle TLC,
Likes: Very secure seat feeling. Gave me a balanced & correct position instantly & easily(without any effort) thus enabling me to ride my green-young horse confidently even in his unbalanced canter. Fitted horse perfectly (16.1hh 3yo Warmblood x TB) wide gullet. Very nice softish seat.
Dislikes: The 43cm was a slightly snug fit for rider. The area under my thigh, (near the stirrup bars) pushed out a little - presumably because it's a wide gullet. The Medium wide & narrower ones probably don't do this.
Quality: Definitely one of the best quality saddles around. Costs a fair bit, but this is a case of 'you get what you pay for'.
Summary: Saddle suited me and the horse VERY well. I had the professional saddle-fitter attend and the KN Melodie was one of the top 2. I'm 5'6, 56kg(slim), average hips, longish torso, tend to like a narrow twist, and hate 'set back' stirrup bars(such as the Isabell Werth) which make me unbalanced so I sit on my 'fork'. Recommend this saddle for similarly conformed ladies.
Usefulness Rating: 2.6 out of 5.
10 reader(s) voted.
Tudor Estate Dressage Saddle Dressage Saddles
Passier Dressage Saddle Corona Dressage Saddles
rocky creek hill flirt Dressage Saddles
County Saddlery Perfection saddle - New Zealand agent Dressage Saddles
Prestige 2000D Dressage Saddles
Passier Corona Dressage Saddles
Exselle Exselle Square Raised Bridle and Reins Dressage Saddles
Passier Sirius Dressage Saddles
Black Country Vinici Dressage Saddles
Otto schumacher Profi exklusif Dressage Saddles
Schleese Wave Dressage Saddles
Prestige United Elastic Dressage Saddles
Wintec Isabell CAIR Dressage Saddles
Wintec Dressage Pro Dressage Saddles
Bates Innova Standard Contour Block Dressage Saddles
County Competitor Dressage Saddles
Wintec Pro w/Cair Dressage Saddles
Thornhill Pro-Am Dressure Dressage Saddles
Hildalgo Sattel Hidalgo Venice I Dressage saddle Dressage Saddles
Heritage (bespoke) Saddlery The Cheshire County" VSD Saddle. Dressage Saddles