The Lumiere saddle is basically the TEK I with an incredibly comfortable PADDED suspended ground seat and seat jocky (the part under your thigh), and soft seat leather tubes over the biothane leathers. It our most pared down model weighing in at 13 pounds. You can build the Lumiere with a taller or lower pommel, a 3” or 4” roll over cantle, suede or smooth seat leather. It is a single skirted saddle with skirting that is open in the rear for complete spinal clearance, 3 position adjustments of your stirrup leathers, English center fire adjustable rigging, western adjustable center fire, and endurance stirrups. Lots of stainless steel rings for gear. It can be built on Steele Saddle Trees for drafts, horses of all body styles, mules and donkeys, cob size, gaited . . . all equines. It’s a very pared down close contact, short, light, balanced endurance trail saddle with only your rigging between you and the animal. Fenders, bucking rolls, tooling and more extras can be added.
Matching tack is available as well as a wonderful collection of technical saddle pads. Call us to talk about matching tack!
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