A close-contact saddle that has become one of their most popular models over the last two decades due to its versatility and elegant but functional design. It is a superb hunt seat saddle at home in the show ring and yet is perfect for jumping medium size fences.
Built on a European styled medium deep close-contact spring saddletree, but with a more open pommel to enable freedom of the shoulder; thus enabling the horse to move with more alacrity. Close-contact wool stuffed panels make for superb comfort for your horses back, adjustable Velcro knee blocks that can be placed in the ideal position will help the rider obtain their optimum seat. The Elan™ is now available with Ultra-Tack™ seat & Knee Pads this premium Calfskin is impregnated with a unique finish to give the rider more security when riding; appointed with Premium English stainless steel fittings.
Lovatt & Ricketts® Saddle Trees
The saddles trees are manufactured in our their own saddletree department using the finest laminated birch wood and reinforced with steel for strength. Each tree is specifically made for each model, designed by them and produced by their own Master saddletree makers. All of their trees conform to British Standards Institution 6635 so you can be assured of quality strength and reliability.
Leather Options: X-Grip Water buffalo with Ultra-Tack™ Calf Skin seat and knee pads or Smooth English Full Grain Saddle Butts with Ultra-Tack™ Calf Skin Seat and knee pads.
Colors: Brown (Black available on Special Order Only)
Seat Sizes: 16.½”, 17”, 17.½”, 18”, 18.½” and 19”
Tree Widths: Medium, Medium Wide, Wide and Extra Wide
While some Lovatt & Ricketts (L & R) Saddles are in stock with us, not all varieties, styles, and colors are available at all times. Most L & R Saddles should be considered SPECIAL ORDER and may require up to 8 to 12 weeks for delivery.