Combining five generations of saddle making craftsmanship with the latest materials and techniques.
Syd Hill are one of Australia’s best saddle makers and longest established saddle making families. When RM Williams was sewing boots and moleskins, Syd Hill was crafting saddles.
Syd Hill combines five generations of saddle making craftsmanship with the latest materials and techniques.
They remain one of the best saddle makers around today and are truly on of the iconic Australian brand names when it comes to quality saddlery and horse gear.
The half breed brings together the best of modern balanced riding styles with the comfort of a western style seat.
The half breed is a modern refinement on saddle styles that provides a very comfortable, stable and safe saddle to ride in.
The half breed sits the rider in a 'balanced' seat with the shoulder, hips and ankles in a balanced line. This centred and balanced seat is more comfortable and means the rider is more fully balanced, the ride can use the seat and legs more effectively and adapt to changes in the horse with more precision and feel.
They provide the balance, feel and precision of a dressage saddle, with the comfort of a western saddle seat and the security of stock saddle thigh pads
Many riders nowadays have transitioned to this style of saddle because it improves your comfort, your performance and your security.
This particular model is made from a high grade synthetic material which is both lightweight and easy to care for. This model is non-adjustable but suited to wider fit horses, typically quarter horses