Schleese Makes Inroads in the Western Dressage Market – Partnering with Western Dressage WORLD CHAMPION Jessie Bonneau

Having proven the benefits of proper female fitting in the English riding markets, Schleese is pleased to introduce the same, successful philosophy to the Western dressage riding market with the Cadence Saddle.  We are fortunate to be working with Western Dressage 2019 World Champion Jessie Bonneau – one of the top trainers in the industry!  Here is a link to a testimonial from Jessie:

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As stated by founder Jochen Schleese, “In a world that has historically had a ‘one size fits all’ mentality, our hand constructed well appointed, superior quality western saddle is the only brand that ensures maximum comfort and performance custom made for female riders – achieving the perfect partnership between horse and rider for the ultimate riding experience”.

Schleese accomplishes this through unparalleled craftsmanship, world-class experience, and superior fitting practices.  Their infinitely adjustable saddles are designed for the female physiology, creating truly life-changing comfort and responsiveness.

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About Jochen Schleese and Schleese Saddlery Service Ltd.Jochen Schleese got his certification as Master Saddler in Germany at the age of 22 and came to Canada in 1986 to establish and register the trade of saddlery in Ontario, Canada. With over 100 different models designed over the years, Schleese Saddlery Service Ltd is the world leading manufacturer of saddles designed for women, specializing in the unique anatomical requirements of female riders. Schleese authorized representatives provide diagnostic saddle fit analysis and saddle fitting services across the globe to maintain optimal saddle fit to horse and rider and together they have enriched the lives of over 200,00 horses.

He and his company have been the recipients of numerous business and industry awards over the years and have been featured in the Wall Street Journal , twice on the Discovery Channel as well as PBS. He has also won a “Winnie” award for his DVD “Beyond the 9 points of saddle fit” as best educational video in 2017 at the EQUUS Film Festival in NYC as well as one in 2019 for best educational book for his best-seller: Suffering in Silence: The Saddle Fit Link to Physical and Psychological Trauma in Horses.

He is a regular guest lecturer at various equine and veterinary colleges around the world.

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For further information: Marie-Claire Duquette, Marketing Manager