The Choice of Champions

What makes Albion one of the world's
most respected saddle brands?

Original Design

Extensive equestrian knowledge from in-house designers who are experienced competition riders. Constant research into horse conformations and breeding development. Design awareness of evolving disciplines and all rider needs. All new Albion products are ‘Tried and Tested’ by our team of world class sponsored riders.


Quality Manufacture

Our exclusive saddle construction 100% British in-house manufacture. Unique in-house tree design and manufacture. Rigorous testing of our exclusive saddle trees, approved to the latest British Standard. Detailed quality control at each stage of saddle construction. Exclusive hand selected leathers from Europe’s leading tanneries. Every saddle is hand finished by our experienced, qualified master saddlers.


Unique Service

Consultancy advice from 3 resident Society Master Saddlers - Qualified Saddle Fitters. Sales staff are experienced riders and competitors. A technical help line for retailers, agents, fitters and riders worldwide. Offering fitting advice on product updates and technical developments. Unique computer reference tracking for every saddle. Albion offers a complete repair service to the very highest standards.

Albion saddles have been continually developed over 25 years and are now recognised as one of the worlds leading saddle brands. The design and engineering of the product, sets it apart from all other competitors, and the quality and quantity of professional riders throughout the world proves that the ‘science of feel’ really brings superior results.

“For a perfect performance all things need to be perfect.”

Klaus Balkenhol

Team Gold, Individual Bronze Olympics 1992, Team Gold Olympics 1996
Individual Silver & Team Gold, World Equestrian Games, 1994
Gold & Silver Medals, Europeans, 1991, 1993 & 1995
German National Coach 1996-2000
US National Coach 2001-2008