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Horseback Riding All-Purpose Saddle 16.5" Synthetic for Horse and Pony Synthia

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Horseback Riding All-Purpose Saddle 16.5" Synthetic for Horse and Pony Synthia is designed for learning to horse ride safely. Sold fitted with stirrup irons and leathers.

Thanks to its hollow seat, our synthetic horseback riding saddle SYNTHIA will provide you with great comfort and a reassuring feeling. It can easily be cleaned using clean water!

A photo of the Horseback Riding All-Purpose Saddle 16.5" Synthetic for Horse and Pony Synthia in use

Seat comfort

Deep seat: safe and comfortable. Supple polyurethane component.


Deep seat. Front knee rolls, removable rear rolls, faux suede knee pad.

Easy to maintain

Easy-care synthetic leather.


Impact- and damp-resistant tree. Synthetic leather, resistant to abrasion.


15" = 8.4 lbs 16.5" = 9.7 lbs 17.5" = 10.4 lbs 18" = 10.8 lbs.

Anatomical design

Injection-molded foam reduces pressure on the horse's back.


Replaceable polypropylene billets.

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it is very unsafe for you and your horse to buy a saddle that isn't properly fitted, using something like this could be very damaging to your horse's back and potentially give them lifelong back problems. PLEASE please get a saddle properly fitted by a professional saddler!!!!!


When it arrived, it looked amazing! My daughter and I were really excited to put it on her pony and see how it fits. It was pretty big, we had to put our girth on the tightest for it to somewhat stay in place. Her pony is 13.2hh and I thought it would do the job as she was doing very light schooling and hacking, I was wrong. The cantle of the saddle started to gain little crack in the synthetic leather and the stirrup leathers would not function(I couldn't get them to adjust as WAY too stiff). I am a professional rider and expected better than what we received. I do not recommend this product as it is a waist of money.


Initially I thought this Saddle was small, but once you sit on it its absolutely perfect. Gives a very good grip and is extremely comfortable. I would definitely recommend this Saddle to everyone. Have been using it since 4 weeks now, and have used it for four hours straight at times. The quality of the stirrups is also very good.

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way cheaper than other shops but as good as 2000 euro saddles

Great Saddle -if not faulty!

Good value stop-gap/spare saddle for light hacking/ warm up/dreadful weather with flexible tree. Easy to clean and nice look, liked the material. Downside, tried 3. Issues -top layer of right saddle flap wrinkles up on use and then digs in knee when riding - obviously a manufacturing issue as left saddle flap didn't do it. Had this happen on two saddles. The other (3rd) saddle had stitching coming undone on first ride at front of right panel just below point of tree. Pity, as very comfy for horse and rider.

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A great saddle.

I bought this saddle for my 16.3hh gelding, he is only 5 and I t hought this would be a good saddle to start training him with, I was a bit unsure because it wasn't a well known brand but it looks very smart on him.


Calidad precio genial

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De buen material

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Silla excelente

El uso es facil y comodo, y ligero para cargarlo

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muy buena

Muy buena

Compré esta silla en una rebaja a 160€ y no me arrepiento de nada, al contrario, me alegro haber elegido esta montura, es la más cómoda que he tenido, fue ponersela a mi yegua y parecer uno, le cabe perfectamente y es cómoda, muy ligera (facilidad para los niños) y fácil de manejar. Llevo con esta silla bastante tiempo, si no me equivoco un año y pico, no he tenido problemas con ella, la yegua no se queja y todos felices. La he usado para paseos, doma y salto, es muy buena y la recomiendo a quien desee tener algo cómodo para si y su caballo.

Calidad precio está bastante bien

La montura esta bastante bien respeto a su precio y materiales bastante buenos

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la silla

La silla tiene cincha??

Buen producto

Muy buena relación calidad-precio. Mi hijo estaba acostumbrado a silla de doma y no ha notado diferencia con ésta que es mixta. Le resulta muy cómoda y ligera para colocarla sin problemas.

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Pas adapté à tous les chevaux

Malheureusement cette selle qui est annoncée adaptée à tous types de chevaux ne l'est en fait pas. Si vous avez un cheval avec un dos rond et peu voir pas de garrot je vous déconseille de l'acheter. Ce fut un échec pour moi je n'ai même pas pu monter sur le dos de mon cheval tellement la selle tourne et je n'ai pas pu me faire rembourser. Mais la selle reste quand même de très bonne qualité et me semble très confortable.

Bonjour Valentin

Merci d'avoir pris le temps de nous faire parvenir votre retour d'expérience de la selle Synthia noir. Je suis désolée que ce produit ne réponde pas totalement à vos attentes. Cette selle est en effet conçue pour le plus grand nombre de chevaux mais n'est pas adaptable pour des profils particuliers. Si votre cheval a peu de garrot, je peux vous conseiller la selle ride dont l'arcade est interchangeable (disponible en 3 tailles) et adaptera l'ouverture de l'avant de votre selle à la morphologie de votre cheval. Vous avez la possibilité d'échanger votre achat en présentant votre ticket de caisse. Cela permettra à votre cheval d'être plus dans le confort.

En m'excusant encore pour la gène que ce problème vous occasionne, je vous souhaite une belle journée.

A très bientôt dans nos magasins


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Additional Product Information


Main fabric

  • 100% Polyurethane


  • 100% Polyurethane


  • 100% Polyethylene low density

Saddle trial

You can try out the saddle before purchase. See conditions in store.


All-purpose saddle that can be used for flatwork or jumping.

Main component

The Synthia saddle is made from Lorica®, a leather-like synthetic material that is more durable, waterproof and breathable. This material is well suited to horseback riding as it is resistant to abrasion without causing the horse to overheat.


Injection-molded polypropylene foam for greater flexibility and even distribution of the rider's weight across the horse's back while respecting the morphology of the horse's back.

Gullet angle

from 12.6" for the 18', from 11.8" for the 17'5, 16'5 and 15'.


The deep seat is very comfortable. Helps the rider feel better seated in the saddle, making it easier to learn to ride.


100% natural washed wool to ergonomically conform the shape of the saddle to the horse's back.

Knee rolls

Removable front and rear to keep the leg in place.


The polypropylene billets are highly durable. These can easily be replaced or changed.

Easy maintenance:

The synthetic Lorica® can be easily cleaned with clean water. It can also be cleaned using glycerin soap to remove any remaining dust or dirt. .



Storage instructions

Store on a saddle rack. Store away from moisture.

Care instructions

Wash with clean water. Can be cleaned using glycerine soap. Rinse with clean water.

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