Advantages of Synthetic and Leather Saddles
When you're considering the type of saddle to purchase, keep the points outlined here in mind:

Synthetic Saddles
  • Available at economical prices
  • Low maintenance
  • Easily cleaned with soap and water
  • Lightweight
  • Virtually weatherproof
  • Durable

Leather Saddles
  • Available in a range of prices
  • Develops attractive patina
  • Breaks in for a rider's seat
  • Some leathers offer enhanced grip
  • Good resale value if properly maintained
  • Durable with proper maintenance
For more assistance or to request a catalog call 1-800-989-1500. Or, stop by any of our retail stores to speak with a Dover Saddlery product adviser. Visit for a complete store listing and the full product offering.

Related Topics:
Choosing a Saddle Pad
Tack and Leather Care
About Stirrup Irons
About Stirrup Leathers
English Saddle Fitting Guidelines