Bliss of London

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Many saddle companies can boast about the high quality of workmanship or the buttery soft leather they use or the concern about fit for the horse and rider … but Bliss of London can boast about all these things.  The ultimate in made-to-measure, Bliss offers the Regency, the Liberty and the Paramour ranges; each is not only lovely to look at and delightful to touch, but the choice of leathers and fitting options for horse and rider  create a saddle experience like no other.

I currently have these two demo saddles available:

PARAMOUR DRESSAGE

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Paramour dressage, 18 mw on the Warmblood tree, $5000.

The Paramour is a monoflap saddle in calfskin, and offers a lovely close feel.  It has a point front and swing rear billet, and the Warmblood tree suits the horse with a decent wither and a broad, well-sprung rib cage.

LIBERTY JUMP

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Liberty jump, 17.5″ mw, $4500.00

This is a gorgeous jump saddle in French calf leather on the close contact tree, which (as the name suggests) offers a close-to-the-horse feel, and fits a flatter, well-muscled topline.  It has center-hung billets, the knee block is integrated into the flap, and has a traditional calf block.

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2 comments »

  1. Mary Carter says:

    Who is authorized to work on these? We live in Indiana and we have access to fitters from Custom Saddlery.

    Can the Bliss paramour’s be altered to XX-wide tree widths? We raise and show Welsh Cobs in dressage–it can be difficult to find saddles wide enough to fit them well.

    Thank you.

    –Mary Carter

    • saddlefitter says:

      Mary, I can check with Bliss and find out. Any of their retailers/fitters can work on the saddles, but not sure who’d be closest to you. These saddles are built on spring trees, so can be widened or narrowed about 1 tree width. They’re also available in xxw, and offer saddles built on a hoop tree as well, which is often a perfect option for the Cobs. If you’d like to send templates and photos, I’d be happy to take a look and let you know.

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