Fairfax Spirit Jump

Patent GB2515079B

Designed specifically with show jumpers in mind, the panel concept de-restricts the shoulder and knee apparatus in flight, allowing the horse greater freedom of movement and therefore increased clearance over the fence. The slim-line design improves the rider’s sense of connectivity with their horse, aiding unity and a closer leg contact.

The Fairfax Spirit Jump benefits from all the features common to every saddle in the Performance Range (see design details below), plus the following features:

  • Covered with fine, super-soft and supple calf leather
  • Adjustable knee blocks at the front and thigh blocks at the back for customised rider support
  • Three adjustable girthing options allow the saddle fitter to fine-tune the fit of this saddle to ensure stability and comfort on the flat and over fences

This saddle was designed and tested using pressure mapping and gait analysis.

Range Performance
Colour Black, Brown
Seat Sizes 17", 17½"
Changeable Gullet N/M to XW/XXW
Gullet Bar Type R-Bar

Performance Panel

Patent: GB2515079. The weight-bearing part of the panel under the rider’s seat is separated from the part under the rider’s knee which lies over the horse’s shoulder, allowing the shoulder independence of movement. Scientific testing shows that this affords the horse improved limb extension, joint flexion and gait symmetry.

Changeable Gullet Bars

Seven changeable gullet bar width options, in half width fitting increments, allow the selection of the exact width for the horse's profile. The saddle fitter can choose between seven width fittings to best suit the profile of the horse’s withers. The gullet bars can be changed quickly and easily as the horse develops or changes shape after time off.

Prolite®-lined panel

The wool panels are lined with a layer of Prolite® for proven pressure distribution, while still allowing for traditional re-flocking on site.

British Wool Flocking

British wool provides superior softness and comfort for the horse. Each saddle has two flocking slots which make it easy for your saddle fitter to make quick fitting adjustments on site.

Handmade in England

All our saddles are handmade in Walsall by highly skilled Master Saddlers.

 

Spirit Neutral Girthing

When first assessing the fit, your saddle fitter will start with the neutral girthing position

Spirit Forward Girthing

Use the forward girthing option if the saddle slips forward as the horse moves.

Spirit Back Girthing

If the saddle lifts at the back attach the moveable billet onto the back ring.

  • If you have purchased your saddle new, it will come with a tube of Rapide Leathergel. Apply a generous coat of Rapide before first use, using a soft cloth or sheepskin mitt.
  • Any dirt etc should be removed with a damp cloth after use.
  • Then re-apply Leathergel at least once a week to dry, clean leather.
  • Never use wet tack.
  • Do NOT use any products containing alcohol (such as spray soap), glycerine (eg saddle soap) or oil (including neatsfoot) on this saddle. Any colour loss or damage to the leather caused by these products will not be covered by the saddle’s guarantee.
  • If your saddle gets wet (in the rain or on the XC course for eg) allow the leather to dry naturally (do not use external heat sources).
  • Check regularly that all four gullet bolts and the two panel screws remain tight.
  • Rapide Leathergel is readily available online. This is the only product we recommend for the care and maintenance of your Fairfax saddle.

  • SimaTree saddle tree (conformsto BS7875) is guaranteed for five years.
  • Materials & workmanship are guaranteed for 12 months (subject to fair wear and tear.)
  • As part of your regular saddle maintenance, check that all four bolts on the gullet bar & the two bolts on the panel remain tight.
  • Repairs & alterations should only be carried out by authorised stockists only.
  • Faliure to follow the care instructions above will invalidate this guarantee
  • Register your guarantee at fairfaxsaddles.com

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