Freeform - Bomløs -Flex



Le Selle Italiane leverer bomløse sadler, som er resultatet af omhyggelig forskning og udvikling af en holdbar yderst vægtfordelende saddelopbygning. 

Det samme gælder for flexsadlerne, som naturligt af samme årsag har samme 5 års garanti som de andre sadler.


Det er svært at beskrive, hvordan en bomløs saddel tilpasses, men Fabrikanten har gjort et forsøg her:


Før vi tilpasser en saddel, er det vigtigt at have information om aktuelle rytter og hest, for at kunne finde
rette saddel, som passer jer begge

1: Først skal vi have en beskrivelse af hestens størrelse og type.

2: Vi skal så sende flg. billeder af hesten stående square - lige på alle 4 ben på plans underlag.
- Foto fra hver side af hele hesten.
- Foto af hver side uden hals og ben - for at se close-up fra foran manken og skuldrene til halen.
- Et foto taget centreret bagfra og oppefra mod manke og skuldre, 
mens hesten står absolut square, så vi kan få en god idé om, hvilken hest vi skal finde saddel til. hv

3. Beskrivelse af tidligere problemer med tilpasning af sadler?

4. Findes der nogle helsemæssige udfordringer med din hest? Har hesten f.eks. rygproblemer?

5. Vi skal kende rytterens højde og vægt

6.  Beskrivelse af hvilken type af ridning, rytteren ønsker at beskæftige sig med.

Sizing for the Horse

Eftersom en Freeform Saddle ikke har en fast bom og er flexibel, vil sadlen forme sig selv efter den enkelte hest.
Dog, kommer der her nogle vigtige guidelines:
Når du placerer en Freeform Saddel på din hest, skal du placerer sadlens sæde, så du kommer til at sidde præcis
der, hvor du ville sidde uden saddel.
Området hvor hesten bedst kan bære en rytter er mellem den 9. og 13. brysthvirvel. Med Freeformsadlen, vil rytteren
sidde umiddelbart efter manken, uden at placere vægt efter den 14. brysthvirvel og samtidig tillade fuld bevægelighed
 for skuldrene. Rytterens vægt bliver da båret uden at give årsag til smerte, ubehag eller ødelæggelse af hestens krop. 
Sadlen giver support til at bære rytterens vægt præcis tilpasset hestens bevægelsescenter og friheds til bevægelse.



Because there is no tree to impede the horse’s shoulder movement it does not matter if the saddle panels touch or lay over the horse’s shoulder.

Wither clearance is easily obtainable with the Freeform saddle. All saddles come with a 9mm cutback. Deeper cutback saddles can be special ordered if needed. If you are questioning the fit of your cutback, we recommend you be able to put your fingers under the cutback while trotting down hill. You may feel a bit of pressure, but it should not feel TIGHT.

High withered horses are the most difficult to fit. Not any more – with a Freeform and the newly designed pad we custom make, high withered horses find comfort. Each pad is made from photos of your horse.

 

How To Measure Yourself for your Freeform Saddle

It is helpful to have someone assist you.

Sit on a stool or chair so your thigh lies parallel to the ground. Use a tape measure to measure the length of your upper leg from the back edge of your buttock to the point of knee (see diagram below).


From the chart below, check your measurement against those in the left column and match up to the seat sizes in the right column.

SEAT SIZES

Leg Measurement Up To / Seat Size Required


Measure from the back edge of your buttock to the point of knee.

18” / 15”

20” / 16”

22” / 16 ½”

23″ / 17”

24” / 17 ½”

Over 24” / 18”

Go for the next size up if:

You like a roomy seat.

You have a horse with a dippy or sway back.

Important! These are guidelines only!

 

Some more useful info :

Freeform provides superior quality in every aspect of treeless saddles: remarkable versatility for the serious rider, whether you ride endurance, trail, hunt seat or dressage, made in Italy by craftsmen in consultation with leading equestrians.

Freeform saddles combine the qualities of a conventional saddle with the lightness and flexibility of being treeless. As a result of the Freeform foam injection molding process, the saddle is suitable for horses with a wide variety of conformations. Its flexibility minimizes interference with the horse’s natural gaits and offers a comfortable, more balanced ride than a traditional saddle, while protecting the horse’s back.

The Freeform saddle has two main parts: the saddle base and the detachable seat. Other features include an adjustable stirrup attachment, adjustable girthing and a wide choice of leathers and colors. The breathable foam core ensures the saddle’s light weight. See technical details and more information below.

The flexibility of these saddles allows the horse complete unrestricted freedom of movement, encouraging movement as nature intended, while providing a close-contact feel for the rider. There is excellent weight distribution with all the Freeform saddles. This gives the horse and rider a comfortable, balanced riding experience.

The incorporation of “flexi-front” technology, as detailed below, into the front of the seat aids in wither clearance and adjusts automatically with both the movement and shape of the horse. One saddle can fit all of your horses. Plus, as your horse’s back changes with age and conditioning, the saddle consistently maintains a good fit.

These are saddles you will use for years to come on many different horses if you so choose, confident that the quality of materials and workmanship will last and last.