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Know Your Saddle: Albion Saddles

The relentless drive for remarkable quality, superlative performance and inimitable design flair continues to place Albion in a class of its own. – albionengland.co.uk

Traditional values and artisan craftsmanship are the guiding principles of Albion, combined with revolutionary innovation and technology, their handcrafted saddles are renowned for being premium quality. Established in 1985, experienced, talented saddlemakers are at the core ensuring unique and timeless designs.

Going beyond extensive research and development, Albions in-house designers are experienced competition riders, furthermore, all new Albion products are tested by their sponsored riders. Saddles are manufactured 100% in-house and approved to the latest British Standard. Albion have a unique in-house tree design, leathers are hand-selected from Europe’s leading tanneries and hand-finished by their master saddlers.

“For a perfect performance all things need to be perfect” – Klaus Balkenhol

Albions meaning “Old England” reiterates their desire to produce beautifully handcrafted country lifestyle items, embracing the best of Britain. Their saddles put riders and horses in a class of their own.

Albion Fabrento 17.5″

“Precision saddle fitting can only be achieved if the tree is completely accurate and symmetrical”


Professional rider, qualified design engineer and past President of the Society of Master Saddlers (UK). Paul is passionate about continuously improving the comfort and performance for every horse and rider