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ALL HORSES AND PONIES

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FUNCTIONAL SADDLING

unleashing the potential of every horse

REMEDIAL SADDLING

dramatic recoveries that

speak for themselves

DISCOVER THE FACTS

exposing the flaws

HELPING PEOPLE HELPING HORSES

with a whole Way forward…

We are the BALANCE Saddle Company

Our Functional Saddling System respects the way a horse needs to function to be healthy and sound. We provide information, education, and a big range of saddling equipment that has been specifically designed to get amazing results.

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A story of our times?

A story of our times?

A story about a nice, but ordinary horse, who finds himself in a bit of a pickle because his person gets led astray by a fancy saddle and an ambition to ride like an Olympian. Are you sitting comfortably?   Then we will begin.... If we create a fictitious recreational rider it will serve to identify and discuss some...

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Did someone say that life was getting back to normal?

Did someone say that life was getting back to normal?

Stop the Bus ……. I want to get off! I remember saying to people at the end of 2021 ……… “It’s been a tough 2 years, but surely 2022 is going to be better”.   🤞 I really believed it too.  I thought that Covid would become less and less disruptive and that the fall out from Brexit would start...

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Complementary Medicine comes to Joey's rescue.

Complementary Medicine comes to Joey's rescue.

Joey’s Story, in which Chrissie Mason works her ‘magic’ again. Author: Teressa Pickford     Editor: L. Taylor-Brett   You might be interested in reading about examples of how Chrissie Mason Phd. has helped me to help my horses over the past few years.  Most recently with my husbands horse, Joey.  Lesley posted a Blog a few months ago about...

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Talking to the TEAM.  Keren Morris BrSC.

Talking to the TEAM. Keren Morris BrSC.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l25-7mJEvVw BALANCE co-founder Lesley Taylor, talks to the people who make up the BALANCE TEAM of Saddling Consultants and asks them 4 questions about how they came to get involved with BALANCE, why they do this kind of work and what they get out of it.  Here is Keren Morris.  Based in the North of...

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BALANCE Functional Saddling

A whole approach to designing, choosing and using saddles that respects and protects the ridden horse’s health, soundness and well-being.

Maintenance Saddling

A simple Saddling System that works to maintain healthy musculature, posture, movement & performance in the ridden horse.

BALANCE Functional Padding System

Versatile and adjustable pads, for horses to experience comfort & freedom, when used under an appropriate BALANCE saddle, or other makes of saddle with the right design features and width options.

Remedial Saddling

Helping horses to recover to their full health and ability after illness, lameness or previous saddle damage.

Beyond the Saddle

Application of Functional Saddling supports the aim of riders who study & respect the bio-mechanics of efficient, safe & therefore, beautiful movement in their horses.

International Support

Helping people & helping horses around the world, through a TEAM of dedicated & trained Saddle Consultants or Test Ride Facilitators in addition to support from BALANCE HQ.