Manufacturer: Karl Niedersuss (View all products by Karl Niedersuss)
Model: Symphony (View all Symphony reviews)
Category: Dressage Saddles
Purchase: I bought this saddle used through an acquaintance for $900. I had been schooling dressage (from the jumpers) for a few years and decided that if I was going to show and take it seriously, I should invest in a saddle.
Likes: This saddle was an excellent transitional saddle for a rider moving from a hunt seat saddle. The seat is just deep enough and the blocks just high enough to help the rider adjust to the new seat without getting in the way.
Dislikes: Now that I've transitioned, I've sat in a few more saddles and realize the seat isn't quite deep enough. I'm schooling third level and wish I had more seat room as well as a thigh block to get under.
Quality: Decent construction. The leather could be suppler - I'm seeing wear behind the calf and hairline cracks at the twist, despite cleaning and conditioning.
Summary: Bottom line: A good value, especially for a transitioning rider or the eventer.
Usefulness Rating: 2.88235 out of 5.
68 reader(s) voted.
County Saddlery County Perfection Dressage Saddles
Equipe Platinum Bocelli Dressage Saddles
Custom Saddlery Icon Flight Dressage Saddles
Collegiate 6521 / Monarch Dressage Saddles
Dixieland Saddlery Dixieland Butterfly Trail Saddle Dressage Saddles
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