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Saddle fitting for cob/native northwest area

Discussion in 'Tack & Saddlery' started by mu0ljk, Feb 9, 2017.

  1. mu0ljk

    mu0ljk Active Member

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    I hope this is allowed! I'm not advertising but I'm in need of a good saddle fitter for my little cob and have been had bad experiences with some of the local fitters.

    AH saddles have been recommended to me but the fitter needs a few people to make it worth her while to come all the way across the country to the north west!

    Is anybody in the area wanting an AH saddle fitted in the next month or so?

    And, can anyone recommend any fitters in the north west area? My next port of call was Village Saddlery? Any experiences with them?

    Thank you!
     
  2. popularfurball

    popularfurball Learning all the time

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    Where north west are you?
     
  3. mu0ljk

    mu0ljk Active Member

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    Cheshire! :) Think she has said she can go as far as Manchester and down to Birmingham.
     
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  5. Lissie

    Lissie Well-Known Member

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    One to avoid, Meynell Saddlery! Out of your area but I know she'll travel and does fit native types. Worst customer service I've ever received.
    I've been told to avoid Crewe as well.
     
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  6. mu0ljk

    mu0ljk Active Member

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    Crewe is local to me and yes I would second avoiding them! ;-)
     
  7. SeeingSpots

    SeeingSpots Pugs, Ponies and Prosecco!

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    I use Andy Wheals - The Saddleman and whilst he's from Shropshire, I'm in the North East and I know he travels around. He fitted my native/cobby/pony type and he was excellent. Bit on the expensive side but I'd not use anyone else really now.
     
  8. Lissie

    Lissie Well-Known Member

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    I've heard andy wheels is good too, forgot about him.
     
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  9. mu0ljk

    mu0ljk Active Member

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    Thank you, the name rings a bell, I will have a look for him!
     
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    Lissie Well-Known Member

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    The horse hole? Think they're your way.
     
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  11. mu0ljk

    mu0ljk Active Member

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    I've not heard of them before, they are the other side of Manchester to me but thanks I will have a look at where they cover etc.
     
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