Europa Saddlery was established by Greg Johnson in October 1978. Greg and his brother Michael Johnson lead a team of professionals, providing the very best in equestrian products and services. Europa constantly sources new products to bring you the latest from Australia and around the world.
Europa Saddlery is dedicated to delivering the best quality equestrian products to the you at the most affordable prices. Our committed sales team consists of some of the best in the industry and Europa Saddlery has been a family owned and operated business since 1978. With our strong purchasing power & reduced overheads, we are able to offer a great range of equestrian products, saddles & clothing from some of the world’s leading brands at low prices everyday.
Whether our horses are kept for pleasure riding or to perform as top class athletes it is essential to maintain correct fit and balance of our saddles. The main aim of providing a saddle-fitting service is to allow the horse to be able to work correctly and comfortably in a pain free and therefore willing manner. A correctly fitting saddle will help to maximise the horses’ performance, and to ensure the comfort of both horse and rider and their combined success.
You may notice deterioration in your horse’s performance despite no clinical signs. Your horse may be misbehaving whilst being tacked up or during ridden work. He may “hollow” through the back and not engage the hind quarters or show evasion through transitions. This can be due to other issues but the fit of the saddle should always be checked out.
It is essential for the saddle fitter to carry out regular checks on your saddle. This may be necessary to re balance the saddle as the flocking may have settled or the horse may have changed shape and condition. There are also a large number of horses, like us, that are asymmetrical which needs to be taken into consideration when fitting a saddle.
Europa’s experienced saddle fitter will travel to your stables or yard for all your saddle-fitting requirements including adjustments, gullet changes, re-flocking and re balancing which can all generally be done on site.
Why a new saddle?
There are many reasons why you may want or need a new saddle. These can include, a new horse purchase, your horse has changed shape, to meet an improved standard of riding, or even just to keep up with the latest fashions!
Can’t find exactly what you want? We have relationships with manufacturers all over the world so if you have seen a product overseas but can’t fine it here, let us know! We might be able to help.
Our online orders are dispatched within 2 days of receiving them and we pride ourselves on fast, efficient service. Your parcel will be sent to you by the freight teams at Australia Post and Star Track Express Couriers.
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