The T8 hybrid saddle series incorporates quality leather on the seat, kneepads and trim to give the feel of riding on an all leather saddle.
Thorowgood T8 Saddles
If your horse is more of medium withered shape (neither high or low wither) and a middleweight build, then this universal fitting saddle is the answer if you are looking for a saddle suitable for a little bit of everything. The quality seat and knee pads give the feeling of riding on an all-leather saddle.
It’s not just cob-types who have a low wither - so we’ve designed this saddle specifically for all compact, short-backed and low-withered horses. It should especially suit those who have this conformation combined with a big shoulder movement.
If your horse is high-withered (such as a Thoroughbred or veteran) then this is the answer if you are looking for a saddle suitable for a little bit of everything. The quality seat and knee pads give the feeling of riding on an all-leather saddle.
Introduced in 2017 the T8 Pony Jump offers great comfort thanks to the forward-cut flaps which are specifically designed to support the rider’s leg in the shorter jumping position.
This saddle has a slightly flatter tree on the underside and compact, slimline panels that allow the rider to feel closer to their horse.
The gussets on this saddle are deeper to ensure maximum clearance along the length of the spine, but compact enough to make sure the rider doesn't lose the feeling of sitting as close to their horse as possible.
Dressage specific tree and moveable under-flap thigh blocks combine to help the rider maintain a balanced dressage position.
Dressage specific tree, moveable under-flap thigh blocks and a panel design suited to high withered horses.
Tailor-made to allow the broader horse to work in comfort with low profile panels that offer closer rider contact.
The short panel design of this saddle allows it to fit short-backed Arab types. A straighter cut flap allows for the longer, more relaxed endurance leg position.