Adagio Dressage Saddle

Adagio Dressage Saddle

The Adagio is one of our most popular Dressage saddles loved by riders for its close contact seating position, comfort and style. Adagio delivers exceptional performance with a modern design.

Chosen by our Ambassador and professional rider Joyce Heutninik.

Product range: Symphony

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Design and fit
The Adagio Dressage Saddle oozes contemporary style whilst being packed with features that give you control, security and comfort. The tree used for this saddle is a good option for horses with medium to high withers and a slight curve to its conformation.

Features and benefits

  • Built on a laminated wood tree with a round cantle
  • Hook Bar fitted as standard
  • A medium depth seat gives you an accurate and secure riding position
  • Generous gullet minimises pressure on your horse’s spine
  • Concealed V-girthing system, gives you even girthing pressure to improve horses’ comfort
  • A mono flap as standard
  • Choose from four exterior blocks available to secure your position (see block options in tab)
  • Wool-flocked panels provide better fitting and adjustability for your horse
  • Available in a short (-25mm), standard or long flap (+25mm)
  • Leathers available are plain full grain, genuine buffalo, bison print, memel print in black and brown (See Build My Baines for full colour options and other materials )

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We’ve been making the finest hand-crafted saddles and equine goods since 1982.  Ensuring your horses’ comfort and welfare is our ultimate goal and at the heart of every saddle we make. Our skilled craftspeople custom-make every saddle by hand, from the first cut to the last stitch. We use only the highest quality raw materials, luxurious leathers, patents, crystals, and welting to ensure all saddles meets our exacting standards and stand the test of time.

At Frank Baines Saddlery we focus on fit, so we only sell our saddles through our network of Approved Stockists. All of them have met our rigorous requirements and are qualified, saddle fitters. Together, we support you during your saddle buying journey, to ensure you get the ultimate fit for your horse and cutting edge design that you will love.

Our mission is to make the finest quality saddle that gives you balance, stability, comfort and maximum performance; a saddle that give you and your horse hours of happy riding. We combine the finest traditions and artisan skills with luxurious, top quality materials to produce innovative, award winning saddles, loved by riders all over the world.

Block Options

This saddle is available with Short, Standard and Long Flap length.

Block Options:

Material Options

All saddles can be made using a wide range of leathers, exotics, welting and crystals. Sign up to Build My Baines to view these and other options.


When I first rode in the Adagio, I immediately felt some differences in the details” , our  Ambassador and professional rider Joyce Heutninik

“The craftsmanship and quality of my saddle is incredibly exceptional and it fit both me and my horse beautifully….
To top it all off, my horse felt tremendously soft and supple through the topline and free through the shoulder! I would give it 1,000,000 stars out of 5 if I could!” Alaina

“I just wanna say thank you for my beautiful saddle, it’s riding fantastic.” Marscha


All saddles come with a complimentary;

  • Luxury embroidered cotton saddle cover with fleece lining (view)   
  • Embroidered saddle pad dressage (view)
  • Frank Baines Leather Balsam 150gsm (view)

The Frank Baines Guarantee
For saddles dispatched after 1st April 2020 onwards

Saddle trees come with a 5 year guarantee for breakage, subject to normal usage and conditions.
All other saddle parts come with a 2 year guarantee against defective workmanship and materials, subject to fair wear and tear and/or abuse or neglect, and subject to our terms and conditions.

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