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16" (w 13") Doeskin Side Saddle. Sidesaddle. Totally reconditioned - looks as new, but unsure of maker. The stirrup fixing plate looks like an Owen plate however there is a stamp which is virtually illegible but does not say Owen!!  Plus: Three fold girth 64.5" with extension, surcingle 62" with extension, safety stirrup, white numnah, comfort pad and Snuggy Hoods cover. In excellent condition. Have plenty of photos that can be provided. Bought from Side Saddles in Berkshire a few years ago but only used three times by brides on their wedding day.  Extra large bridle and reins also available – POA.

£2,000 ono

Mrs B Taylor Tel: 07764 889969 Email:


WANTED: Vintage Side Saddle Habit. I am looking for a navy vintage summer weight habit, size 12/14 in good condition.


Mrs Sybil Atkinson Tel; 01664 454573


MAYHEW SIDE SADDLE 151/2" MEDIUM FIT, VISIBLE GIRTHING. 3 fold girth, balance girth, leather, SS iron. Original waterproof cover. Used on 14.2 and show hunters. Good double bridle, cob size. SS bits plus tweed exercise habit slim fit.Photos available.  

£2,650 ono

Ann Peart Tel: 01661881215

Newcastle upon Tyne
Xw Elan as new 17/21" Brown. Imported from the USA 2 years ago, too big for horse. Needs to find a table backed broad shouldered horse! Complete with balance strap, stirrup leather and peacock stirrup. Please contact via text /e mail for info, measurements, photos etc.


Sue Worner Tel: 07502 143983

South Yorkshire

BOWLER HAT & CANE. The bowler is size 7 1/8 (it may not comply with recent safety standards). The cane is covered in black leather cloth and is one metre long. (Photographs are available).

Bowler £35, Cane £5

Mary Harley Tel: 07841 536290


Champion and Wilton side saddle. 16ins Doeskin seat 12ins wide Good condition. Includes 3fold girth balance strap and extensions and stirrup Caldene side saddle habit Black size 10 in as new condition

Saddle £2500 Habit £500 ono

Sally Ginley Tel: 07715 709393

North Yorkshire

WANTED*** Side Saddle. I am a small lady (5'2") and have just started riding side saddle, but looking to buy my own now for hunting/pleasure, so doesnt need to be show condition. To fit a medium TB with high withers.


Harriet Fuller Tel: 07706 124432 Email:


Side Saddle Habit. Never worn pristine navy blue Caldene Side Saddle Habit, jacket 34 and skirt 26. Still with price labels on.


Paula Merton Tel: 07933 262146 Email:

W Sussex

Pristine Christies Bowler and false silk waistcoat. Never worn Christies Devon bowler still in it's delivery box with tags attached, size 6 7/8 (56) Never worn pristine champagne false silk waistcoat (bought from one size . Photos available

Bowler - £70

W/coat- £25

Paula Merton Tel: 07933 262146 Email:

W Sussex

Dark Navy Habit plus Bowler. Habit is custom made by Caldene and used for one show season only. Very dark navy. Fit size 16, height 5ft 3in. Show condition. £400 Christy's safety bowler. Black, size 7 1/8 £75

£400 & £75

Shelley Zonis Tel: 0771 969 7962 Email:


Hunting tie and cane: Cream silk four fold hunting tie - £15
Side saddle cane, brown leather, Metal cap and tip - £12

  1. £15
  2. £12

Shelley Zonis Tel: 0771 969 7962 Email:


TWO WHIPS. 1.Swaine Adeney achooling type whip. Plaited brown leather, metal cap. Beautiful condition. £50 2. Also short whip, brown plaited leather £25 Both only used in show ring

  1. £50
  2. £25

Shelley Zonis Tel: 0771 969 7962 Email:


Vintage Sidesaddle Habit and waistcoats. H.J Nicoll and Co Dark Grey/Charcoal heavy woven. Approx. large 12 /small 14. Beautifully tailored but does have small rubs commiserate with age and vintage repairs. Also matching waistcoat in grey and Harrods Woollen waistcoat in yellow. Photos available. Prefer viewing, trying and pick up in person to ensure you are happy. Bromley based, can transport to London.


Julie Ackroyd 0203 172 8160. Email:


Mayhew Side Saddle.16" Seat. M/W Approx.Recently Refurbished 16" seat length 12" seat width 18" Short point to long point 4.5" Internal gullet at top of linen at pommel Flared heads, high quality brown sheepskin,Nurseys of Bungay, on top head for comfort.Reversed pigskin seat, with Mayhew stirrup leather I believe original. Has been refurb/balanced by Mike Huline-Dickens/Suzie Vandepeer.Prior Liz Turner's.


01986788454 Email:


PATEY EQUESTRIAN BOWLER HAT Black Approx size 7./ 57cm I'm this size, this fits same as my other Patey Hats. Superb condition, I have worn this twice. Hard crown for equestrian use, not soft steward type Bowler. Please email for pictures or look in eBay under same heading.  


01986788454 Email:


For sale FW Mayhew Lissadel Improved Grip side saddle. Seat measures 17inch front to back 13inch wide. Basically good condition but does requires some work hence price. Suitable for a medium horse. Please contact me for further details and photographs.


07986818719 Email:


MAYHEW – 15.5” Show Side Saddle (exposed straps). Lovely conditioned show saddle - doeskin seat, mid-brown colour leather. With three fold girth, stirrup leather, balance strap. Fitted on 14hh WHP, 14.2hh Connemara / 15hh SHP. No longer used. Photos available.


Nicola Klaiber Tel: 077747416648/ 01452830202. Email:


15.5 inch Mayhew Lissadel For Sale Very Good Condition. I am selling this 15.5 Inch Mayhew Lissadel Saddle. It's in very good condition. Seat is 12 inches. Doe skin seat, leather and iron. Available with 3-fold girth and balance strap 12 inches across the widest part of the saddle. Please email me for detailed photographs.


Camilla von Greyerz. Tel: 01825 732 457 Email:

East Sussex

Rare Reversible side saddle, astride, off or near side, 9" where d ring would be, 16.5 stud to cantle, 17.5 front to back, needs new lining/underside, all the padding is there, and all straps ect checked before use, but would want full restoration probably for showing, I bought it as a hunt/jump saddle but I haven't had a saddler confirm 

£950 offers

Hannah Ellis 01594542265 / 07704696825. Email:


CHAMPION & WILTON SHOW, SIDE SADDLE. circa 1900. 17in length x 11in width. Narrow to med fit. Pig skin seat. Wide pommels. Well balanced and comfortable saddle. Stirrup leather, balance girth and original cover included.
Used in the show ring on Hunter pony and Hack. Very good condition.


Peta Young Tel: 07864 985504. Email:


16 1/2" CHAMPION AND WILTON SIDE SADDLE, MW FIT. Really super side saddle which is stamped by appointment of the King, needs a little stitching repair as shown in pictures, comes with 2 girths, one leather 3 fold girth, one webbing, cream synthetic wool numnah and original saddle cover. Photos available.


Mrs Maria Welchman Tel: 01306 621291. Email:


SILK LADIES TOP HAT. Lock & Co vintage ladies silk top hat. Size 6 7/8. Very good condition. With original box.


Caroline May Tel: 07970 822798. Email:


TWEED SIDE SADDLE HABIT. New, unworn habit, size 20. Photos available.


Caroline May Tel: 07970 822798. Email:


Busvine Navy Blue Side Saddle Habit. Busvine heavyweight navy blue hunting habit, size 10. Made in 1935 and has Beaufort Hunt buttons on at present. It is a stunningly well cut quality habit, and in near immaculate condition for its age. Photographs and sizes on request. £450 ono.


Ann Seward Tel: 07889 954101. Email:


15’’ Mayhew Side Saddle - Good quality show saddle. Doeskin seat 12’’ width, outside girthing (renewed), SS iron + leather (renewed), 3 fold leather girth, balance girth and short Y extension. Original mackintosh cover. Medium tree. Used on 14.2 WHP and Show Hunters .Included in price quality Cob size double bridle & exercise tweed habit. Could meet. Photos available


Ann Peart Tel: 01661 881215

Newcastle upon Tyne

14' Medium Fit Saddle - Robert Jenkins. Small side saddle, ideal for a junior. Has been fitted to a Connemara 14.2hh pony so a medium fit. Lovely colour and great condition. Sad sale - rider outgrown it!
Made by Robert Jenkins, bought new, only one owner. Very lightweight.
Balance girth attached. Does not come with 3 fold girth or stirrup.
Happy to post UK.


Amelia Bell Tel: 0113 2758824 Email:

West Yorkshire

Roberts & Carroll navy side saddle habit. Beautiful Roberts & Carroll navy habit,rarely available, size 10,comes with the buff waistcoat of the same make,used for showing and concourse d'elegance with great success!

£895 ono

Marie Deville Tel: 07970 636597 Email:


1927 CHAMPION & WILTON 16 1/2" SIDE SADDLE. Stamped "By appointment to His Majesty the King" 457-459 Oxford Street London. Original patent 13818. Excellent condition. 16 ½" from the cut back; 13" widest part of leather seat, medium fit. Complete with 3 fold girth, balancing strap, stirrup leather & iron. Ready to use, photos available.

OIRO £3,000

Suzanne Hegarty Tel: 07914 955047 Email:


*WANTED* 16" BROWN SIDE SADDLE. Wanted for my 15.2hh mare: A brown 16" medium side saddle. Needs to be in good show condition and preferably with a matching 54"-55" girth and balance strap. Good budget for the right saddle. Please get in to contact with me if you have anything suitable.

Good Budget

Grace Lester Tel: 07557 688758 Email:

Wanted Side saddle in East Anglia: Side For 15.2hh cob with deep girth and good wither. 16 or 17 inch seat approx. Negotiable

Julie Henson Tel: 01508531288

17inch Champion and Wilton Saddle. Approx 1930,  leather seated  ( not doeskin ), level seated, flared pommels, very good condition. Fits 17 hh cleveland bay/thoroughbred. Photos available from contact £2,600 Gill Greenwood Tel: 07594 562166 East Yorkshire

WANTED: OFFSIDE SIDE SADDLE NARROW TO MEDIUM FIT Narrow to an "ungenerous" medium fit OFFSIDE side saddle wanted in a seat range of 17"- 19" for a fine Thoroughbred. I do not care if it needs work as long as the tree is sound. Can travel from Leicestershire for the right saddle.


Leila Marvin Tel: 07975513437

WANTED: Side saddle in East Anglia: Side For 15.2hh cob with deep girth and good wither. 16 or 17 inch seat approx. Negotiable

Julie Henson Tel: 01508531288 Email:

WANTED: OFFSIDE SIDE SADDLE NARROWS TO MEDIUM FIT Narrow to an "ungenerous" medium fit OFFSIDE side saddle wanted in a seat range of 17"- 19" for a fine Thoroughbred. I do not care if it needs work as long as the tree is sound. Can travel from Leicestershire for the right saddle. £3,250

Leila Marvin Tel: 07975513437

WANTED: 16 1/2" Side Saddle Wanted Medium/Wide - My horse is Highland x TB quite short in the back with huge shoulders. Have been looking for 4 years - so this is last big push. Would love to compete at Champs for one last time before we both get too decrepit. Negotiable

Sue Howard Tel: 07974 800682 Email:

WANTED 17 1/2 inch Owen Side Saddle. Price paid obviously dependent on condition. Seat width must measure 13 3/4 -14 inches. Negotiable

Clare Jubb. Tel: 07702 412403 Email:

West Yorks
HELP PLEASE - Wide 16 inch side saddle wanted. I'm looking for a 16-16 1/2 inch wide/extra wide saddle. I'm getting so desperate I'm prepared to consider anything at any price anywhere!! Negotiable

Debbi Smith. Tel: 07772 494281. Email:


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I am offering for sale a fine example of a Whippy side saddle from the famous London saddlers and cap makers, Whippy, Steggall & Co established in the 19th century.  I believe the saddle was hand crafted around 1910.  I bought the saddle in 1984 from Dawn Dodd-Noble,. Sandon Saddlery Company in Hertfordshire.  I used the saddle lightly on an Anglo-Arab gelding 15.1. Narrow fitting saddle.Adjustable leaping head. 18" from cutback head to cantle. 13 1/2 " across widest part of seat. 8" D to D . The leather, stitching and doeskin seat of this saddle are in very good condition as can be seen from the photographs. The original makers label is still intact. Photos of the underside lining reveal some wear, which is to be expected of a saddle of this vintage. The price of the saddle is to include:- 2 side saddle numnahs antique side saddle safety iron and leather balance girth girth

Open to sensible offers Mrs Janet Gibson Home Phone: 01239 614824 Mobile 07940 777661 Pembrokeshire
Historic  Leather  seated  hunting  side saddle  made  by  Gordon  &  Company  , saddlers  to Queen Victoria and  the Royal  family .The nameplate is  still intact ,It is   good condition according to  my  saddle  fitter.It has a leather  seat and there is  slight  tear  at the edge   of the seat  but it  is useable .The  under side  of the saddle is wool.The seat length is  21" the width is 13- 13.5 inches the gullet width is 5- 5.5 " .It is  complete  with balancing strap and  stirrup leather  and  Iron .It was made  for  my late husband's grandmother   approx  1880's . photos available on request. £1200 Please contact Linda Phillips- Colgan. Tel: 01952 460560. Email: Shropshire
Mayhew Lissadell 19" Improved Grip, seat width 13"refurbished by Mr Huline Dickins, medium fit. Good condition. Outside girthing. Plenty of room for width adjustment, Good home essential for this much loved saddle. c/w original 19" stirrup fitting; Balance Girth 56" and 3 fold leather 59". Photos available. £2,300 complete Please contact Lincolnshire
Robsons of York Side Saddle originally fitted to a 16HH thoroughbred and also to 17.1hh MW. Very good condition, serge lined Measures: cutback to cantle 20", neck of the saddle 9",seat width 12". Photos available from contact or £1500 Please contact Tracey Potter: Email Tel: 07983 979499 Norfolk
Mayhew in good condition, seat width 12" and length 17". Photos available from contact. £1,2000 Please contact Jo Day, Tel: 07581 566891 Email: Middlesex/Herts border
A Victorian saddle, not in great condition. Photos available from contact. Negotiable Please contact: Angela Mead-Briggs Tel: 01932 447624 Email: Weybridge, Surrey.
Beautifully fully rebuilt side saddle, by master UK side-saddler Barrie Swain. 16.5 inches in length and 13 inches wide. In Dark Havanna. Wide fit, with short points so will fit most ponies or cobs. In immaculate as new condition - no marks at all.  The pictures do not show how excellent the saddle is. Comes with stirrup leather and new Copes designed safety iron for side saddles. Photos available from contact or Hon. Gen. Secretary Negotiable Please contact: Australia
An old Edwardian side saddle. It has been looked at today by a Master Saddler who says the tree is fine and it can be fully repaired. Photos available from contact or Hon. Gen. Secretary £500.00 Please contact: Charlotte Boize Tel: 07774 270812 or email
West Dorset or London by arrangement.
17" Champion and Wilton, very dark Havana, fully refurbished with a doeskin seat.  Medium, medium/wide. It comes complete with 3 fold girth, balance girth, stirrup leather and iron and a carrying bag cover. Photo available from contact or Hon. Gen. Secretary. £2,000 Please contact: Anna Reed Tel: 01983 522616 or email Isle of Wight
Pre war hunting saddle in good condition. Negotiable Please contact Mrs Elizabeth Scrope. Tel: 01969 623225 Middleham, North Yorkshire
Old, traditional hunting saddle, been with current owner since the 1950's. In good condition £1,000 Please contact Mrs Hakes. Tel: 01255 813340 Clacton on Sea, Essex
Champion and Wilton, 18" Medium width, doe skin seat, believed to be from the 1920's, show condition. Photos available from contact £1800.00 Please contact Sian Riddle, Tel: 07858 933465 or email East Sussex
Champion & Wilton Medium fit, length 16.5", seat 13.5", includes stirrup leather. Very good condition recently checked and renovated. Photos available from contact. £1700.00 Please contact Janet Coft email Central Scotland
Circa Edwardian made by Champion and Wilton.It has two vertually new balance straps which were made by Sandon Saddlery in Hertfordshire and are handstiiched and of varying lengths. There is a beautiful three fold leather girth which is in similar condition and a stirrup. It has its original canvas cover. The seat is unmarked and the saddle is in superb condition. Photos available from contact or Hon. Gen. Secretary. £2,500ono Please contact Jan Burden, Tel: 01825 840509 or email East Sussex
Saddle believed to be a whippy, it has been used on an Arab/TB cross and is a narrow fit - it measures approx 17.5"". The saddle is old but in good condition and has a leather seat and balance straps. It has been re-stuffed and unused since. Photo available from contact. £800.00 ono Please contact Joanne Davies: Tel 01604) 740479 or 07865 708860 email: Thornby, Northamptonshire
Saddle sold but still available: Busvine habit navy size 10-12 (small/med height) c/w waistcoat size 12, Bowler black 6 7/8" made by Christie plus 2 veils, Black silk hat 6 3/4 Scotts of Old Bond Street in original box and Period, elegant soft calf leather riding boots size 5 1920s or 30s beautifully made, very slim leg. Please contact Mrs Pamela Win or Tel 02392 412704 Near East Hants/Sussex border
Owen, 19" long, 14" wide, was used on 15hh cob. Complete with stirrup, balance strap, girth and cover. Very good condition.Photos available from contact. Price negotiable Please contact Mrs Heather Nuthall Tel: 01886 812627 Worcestershire
Antique saddle in good shape, 44 cm long and the width is 36cm 3,500 Euros Please contact: Danielle de Bock, email: Netherlands
Saddle 1. Owen, I 18" (from cut back to cantle) with Owen's Mount Street address.The saddle measures 13" at the widest part of the seat and 10" from D ring to D ring.   It is an extremely comfortable saddle and has been well used, esp. jumping. There is a water mark on the doeskin and a small brass name plate on the back of the cantle Robert Jenkins has looked after this saddle. Saddle 2. Owen, 15"(from cut back to cantle) narrow fit. The saddle measures 12" at the widest part of the seat and 8" from D ring to D ring, and fits 5'2" rider 16hh warmblood . It is a truly beautiful saddle and in perfect show condition. Photos available from contact.Both saddles have doeskin seats, their own stirrups, girth and balance straps. 1. Price negotiable.
2. £2,500
Please contact Jennifer Pitman, Email: Gloucestershire
Mahew, 122 years old, has been recently rebalanced and checked by Suzie Vandepeer , it measures 17.5" long, 13.5" across on widest part of seat, 8.5" D ring to D ring. Majority of history is known and it has been checked to be safe for jumping/hunting. £1,950 Please contact Kara Gill, Tel: 07807 556603. Email: West Yorkshire
Champion & Wilton saddle. It is 17.5 inch and in excellent condition. It is a standard leather seat rather than doe skin but still a nice saddle. Price negotiable Please contact Harry Wallace: Email: Tel:07974 360 462 Leicestershire or Gloucestershire
A French saddle hand made about 20 years ago. The padding may need redoing but this saddle has got a future with a new rider, as it has been kept it in a very good condition. Photos available from seller or Hon, General Secretary 700 Euros Please contact Karine Tranchant Email: The saddle is in France but can be brought over to Worthing in Sussex.

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