Saddle Fitting

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Business name: Citori Saddles Ltd
Location: Mangonui
Far North
Northland
About: Contact us now to book your Saddle Fitting Assessment and have FREE Trial Ride in any of our saddle Nation Wide
Services offered: Saddle Fitting Assessment­s Do You Have A Horse That Is Difficult To Fit A Saddle To? If you would like a free copy of our Article, please email
Areas serviced: Nation Wide: North and South Island
Availability: Booking must be made in advance. Please ask for dates for your area.
When you book a Citori Saddle Assessment (private or groups N.Z. wide) we show you:
Our Citori Saddling System which has been designed to help you understand the ever changing back of the horse, and how to identify and correct saddle related problems.
How to monitor your horses back.
How to easily identify a natural back shape.
How to identify and correct muscle wastage from early through to advanced stages.
How to identify and correct muscle damage and soreness.
How to recognise the difference between restricted, unnatural and natural movement.
Your current saddle and how it fits.
Sweat Marks and what they mean.
Test ride the Citori Saddle and feel the difference.
How to improve you horses movement, attitude and well being
How to redevelop asymmetrical back shapes and muscle wastage through our recovery programmes.

Citori Saddles with their unique design and fit, allow the horse significant freedom of movement. This enables the horse to
be ridden in comfort, usually bringing about improvements in muscle condition, performance, movement, work attitude and behaviour.
Most horses under a correctly fitting Citori Saddle usually show a marked improvement, while allowing the rider a natural correct position of balance.
Citori Saddles are only available through a Citori Consultant

If a New Saddle is Purchased then the Assessment Fee is credit off the price of the saddle

Citori Saddles Assessments Cost
(Payable on the Day)
Available Nation Wide
Private $120.00 (1 Horse)
Semi Private $100 (2 Horses)

A Reassessments is where the horses has previously had an assessment.
Reassessments $85.00
Reassessments Groups Or Area $65.00

Payment Options Available:


Pay As You Ride With 3 to 24 Months Interest Free
Please contact us for more details.

NOTE Any Listings: MUST go through Trade Me via Bidding or Buy Now.

There is No Charge for a FREE Trial Ride on the Saddle offered T/Me You get 20 minutes to test ride the saddle.

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Wow! So my new saddle arrived last week and was fitted by Anthea. She is so knowledgeable and explains things in a way even I could understand. The saddle is not only super comfy for me but my big Clydie x just loves it too! He is now able to move more freely, making him far more comfortable to ride. We are both more eager to go out for a ride and enjoy the pleasure of not having a sore backs at the end of it. I have already started saving for a pony saddle for my other horse. Thanks Anthea :-)
indigokid56 (126 126 positive feedback) Address Verified Jan 2016  Sun 13 Nov
Yay finally got here I bought my saddle off Anthea last February and paid it off over six months. Absolutely love it and paying it off made it all so easy. Anthea went the extra mile as she always does to make sure I was 100 percent happy with my purchase. Nothing seems to be a bother, she is always happy to answer questions and go out of her way to help. Wouldn't buy a saddle anywhere else. :-)
thebruczar (446 446 positive feedback)  Sat 12 Nov
I want to say thanks to Anthea for the Freerider saddle I have been doing heaps of ridding (when it is not to hot) and really enjoying the security it offers. Bran is also more relaxed and now goes down on the bit and no longer trots and canters as if he is a Giraffe :-). Bran is a lot happier in his saddle and so am I. Thanks again
tassmin (212 212 positive feedback) Address Verified Aug 2017  Thu 08 Jan
Have had my Citori D`oll dressage saddle for a few months now and am absolutely delighted with it. My 16 y o TB is happier and more co operative than with his previous GP . My instructor has commented that he is moving better than before, and it is good for me also as it is the correct fit for me as well and puts me naturally in a better position. It`s also very comfortable out hacking and trail riding . Thanks, Anthea, for your help and support :-)
liz4548 (290 290 positive feedback)  Sun 09 Mar
thank you so much anthea for my dressage saddle I love it so much has made returning to riding that so much better it has improved my riding a lot and fits my boy so well I have also ordered a eventing saddle cant wait for it to arrive and I can start jumping again anthea has a huge knowledge of the horses back my horse has uneven muscles I did not no until she pointed out so thank you again if you are in the market for a new saddle I would highly recommend :)
tartass (297 297 positive feedback)  Sat 10 Aug
Anthea's amazing awesome to deal with, so knowledgable great at trouble shooting she provides a top service, and great backup service as well you can't go wrong!
dees13 (204 204 positive feedback)  Mon 15 Jul
My EXTREMELY wide and dippy-backed andalusian x stationbred finally has a dressage saddle that fits (him and me)! After years of ill-fitting saddles Anthea and Citori came to the rescue! It has required a lot of effort on the part of both Anthea and Graeme (saddler) to get the perfect fit, including fitting new panels to mould to the dip and about 3 repacks and numerous re-assessments at no extra cost. I now have a horse with even muscling on his back too. I cannot recommend Anthea more highly.
simone-warren (115 115 positive feedback) Address Verified Feb 2017  Sun 14 Jul
I purchased a beautiful Fenmore Koru dressage saddle 18months ago. This saddle has improved my position and most pleasingly the muscle wasting my mare had has vanished with such a super fit. Was so impressed with Anthea's knowledge i have since purchased a Citori jump/event saddle which makes me feel super secure and my sensitive mare is jumping with ease.
dglossop (541 541 positive feedback) Address Verified Jan 2017  Fri 12 Jul
Anthea is absolutely brilliant! Very knowledgeable, experienced and a lovely person. I highly recommend her.
richard508 (52 52 positive feedback)  Thu 09 May
Anthea was fantastic to deal with. She brought the saddle down to us within a few days and gave us lots of really good advice on the fitting. My daughter is really happy with the saddle and can't wait to do her first competition with it. Angela
desertponies (30 30 positive feedback)  Thu 11 Apr
Anthea is top notch in her advice and knowledge of saddles and horses. She gives a lot every time she visits, is always on time, and cares about our progress. I'd thoroughly recommend her and the Citori saddle is perfect.
sooty130 (27 27 positive feedback)  Mon 08 Apr
A friend put us in touch with Citori when we were having a nightmare trying to find a saddle to fit our ponies. Anthea has been fantastic in helping to get a fit that works for both ponies and rider. Great follow up service as well!!! Highly recommended!!!
red.herring (23 23 positive feedback)  Fri 05 Apr
I can't recommend Anthea highly enough. Her professionalism, knowledge and genuine caring about me and my horse have been invaluable. Thank you Anthea, for a happy horse and great saddle
ozfarm977 (65 65 positive feedback)  Thu 04 Apr
Can't fault Anthea's service!Very knowledgeable and clear in communicating that knowledge to a novice rider.Good communication when organising the appointment, as she tries to accommodate everyone and make things work.Turned up when she said she would and got straight into it! She thoroughly assessed the horse and had the patience to analyse 2 of my current saddles and make them work 4 now!Anthea totally sold me on Citori saddles with logical and thorough explanations but was not pushy at all.
cherylscott (27 27 positive feedback)  Thu 04 Apr
Was in despair a few years ago , things had not been going well and I had booked Anthea on recommendation of a friend. Then I got bucked off on the road 2 weekends in a row, fortunately, she turned up shortly after and very quickly assessed the situation and which saddle, towels etc were required, and encouraged me not to sell the horse yet! The St Lourdes GP was the right one for us and things have steadily improved, no more bucking, happy horse, and his back is a much better shape. :-)
liz4548 (290 290 positive feedback)  Wed 03 Apr
I can't say enough about the superb knowledge and solution Anthea has had with both my horse and me, without a correct saddle fitting with Citori I would never have got to where I am today with a new horse and understanding her shape and comfort. Yay for Anthea, and I absolutely love my St Lourdes eventing saddle. Horse and rider both feel very special.
bud2009 (11 11 positive feedback) Address Verified Apr 2017  Tue 02 Apr
Great service. Since Anthea fitted my new Citori saddle my horse is so much more free in his shoulder. He feels like a different horse and has so much more ping in his trott. Now we can start to build some muscle. Anthea's after sales service is great. Thanks so much for your time and expertise, Anthea.
strumpet1 (260 260 positive feedback)  Tue 02 Apr
Fabulous service from Anthea. Does a thorough job, fully explains throughout the saddle fitting process. I would not hesitate to recommend Antheas saddle fitting and the Citori saddles. All my horses do very well in Antheas saddles, nice toplines no muscle wastage and will stand still for their saddles. I wont use anyone else as the proof is in the pudding. I have happy horses. I would recommend anyone to use Antheas saddling system.
costerzoo (21 21 positive feedback)  Thu 28 Mar
i now have 6 citori saddles they are used every day by my family and myself. i train a lot of horses, form 11 hh ponys to 16hh warm bloods and antheas saddles fit the lot.My 4 year old grand daughter has just receded her new saddled and it is a beautiful wee saddle. Anthea is always there with helpful tips and advice. she offers every body this help with her saddle fitting service. i could'nt be more happy with her service
macssaddlery (38 38 positive feedback)  Wed 27 Mar
Thk u Anthea,4 yet another gr8 saddle fitting.Yr passion 4 excellent results 4 both horse and rider is really appreciated.Thk you also, 4 being so willing 2 share yr extensive knowledge & experience. Yr saddles, when correctly fitted 2 horse & rider, improve movement, balance, posture & comfort 4 both horse & rider.We really value what yr input has achieved 4 us. What u cover in yr saddle fitting clinics should b common knowledge 4 every saddle fitter & horse owner!Looking 4ward 2 yr next visit.
psv7 (351 351 positive feedback) Address Verified Apr 2017  Wed 27 Mar
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