17.5 inch Albion Fabrento Monoflap Black Wide
Saddle ID: C3073
Saddles are permitted on a 5 day UK mainland trial. The trial starts on the day you receive it.
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Sadly we are not able to offer a trial internationally at present. However, most of our international clients
still find it cheaper to import a quality saddle from UK than to source one in their own country.
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Please note the below features of this model are as standard from new.
Please check the photos and condition details to see if there are any differences shown such as missing knee blocks for example.
- Features of the Albion Fabrento Saddle:
- Mono flap
- Fixed knee block to support the riders position
- Deep seat for rider security
- Soft supple calf leather
- British Manufactured
- Streamlined sleek looking design
- Short back panel suitable for the modern sports horse
- Discipline: Dressage
- Material: Leather
- Panel type: Wool flocked
- Wither profile: Standard
- Tree type: Adjusta
- Flap length: 16
- Inside gullet: 5.5
- D-D: 10
- RRP: vs Our Price: £ 3,500.00 vs. £ 1,875.00
Left flap has light wear
Right flap has light wear
Developed over the course of six months. the Fabrento draws upon Albion’s established engineering and design expertise and the company’s illustrious reputation for an unrivalled understanding of both human and equine anatomy. Led by Saddle Fitter to the Stars, Sherry Belton, the highly skilled team at Albion is responsible for the creation of bespoke saddle fitting solutions which ensure a best in class performance – and the Fabrento is the latest deluxe dressage saddle to join the line-up.
Designed in specific response to the demand for a streamlined and sleeker looking saddle, the Fabrento offers the dressage rider an exquisite riding experience, providing an indulgently soft and well balanced close contact seat to ensure maximum stability and comfort while encouraging the optimum supportive yet non-restrictive leg position courtesy of exterior thigh blocks. As you’d expect from an Albion saddle, the appearance and feel of this sumptuous mono flap dressage saddle do not disappoint; crafted from hand selected super supple calf leather, the Fabrento oozes exclusive designer flair and panache and is the first product to feature the iconic Albion head nail, a discrete branding detail to affirm the authenticity of the saddle. The narrower and slimmer cantle together with the delicate detailing add to the refined appearance, positioning the Fabrento as the epitome in effortless elegance.
The revolutionary Fabrento Adjusta Tree TM (evolved from Albion’s successful SLK tree), has been exclusively engineered to provide a secure fit with its more open head and lower profile, evoking a design suitable for riders seeking the consummate close contact saddle. In addition, the impressive Adjusta-Tree TM’ technology, allows for precision fitting as well as enhancing the service life of the saddle.
The unique, ergonomic wooden tree features a ‘Short Back Panel’ which complements the confirmation of the modern sports horse. This promotes maximum shoulder rotation whilst reducing loin pressure, permitting the definitive in freedom of movement, resulting in a content and happy horse. A pure wool felt lining with natural wool stuffing offers essential cooling qualities while the moulding around the back affords the highest level of comfort and improved weight distribution.
Albion’s winning strapping solutions – which can be tailored to match the specific requirements of the individual horse – are incorporated into the Fabrento and include a point strap, a strap behind the point and V girthing which all contribute to improved stability of the rider andeven distribution of pressure for the horse.
The latest models are built on the Adjusta Tree. Please check the tree type in features to verify if this saddle has the adjusta tree.
The Albion Adjusta tree is a traditional wooden tree offering the option of altering the width up or down 2 sizes. However, it should not be confused with an adjustable gullet saddle. Albion's are adjustable by use of a saddle press machine.
A stunning quality dressage saddle, designed for the competitive rider. The Albion Fabrento works well on a number of different back profiles and is a firm favourite among riders.
Proof of original purchase
Acceptance of examination by authorised persons
Any unauthorised repairs or alterations will automatically cancel this warranty
Saddle trees come with a 5-year warranty for breakage while subject to normal usage and conditions. All other saddle components come with a 2-year warranty for manufacturing errors or component defects, this warranty does not cover wear and tear.
All adjustments to Albion trees must be carried out by authorised persons only.
‘Adjusta-tree’™ is suitable for pressure machine adjustment.
Platinum trees are suitable for interchangeable adjustment.
All other trees must be returned to the Albion factory for adjustment.
Please Note: Albion panels are filled with pure new wool and are stuffed to a medium consistency in order to mould naturally to the shape of the horses back. We recommend that a new saddle is checked after approximately 12 weeks as the wool will settle to the horse’s shape. All wool flocked saddles should be completely re-flocked after 2 to 3 years of use.
Second hand from The Saddle Bank
6 month soundness warranty is provided on all second hand saddles.
Saddles are sold sound, and we expect a saddle with an average amount of use to have many years of use.
Warranty is only valid on saddles that have been well cared for, maintained by the purchaser, and does not include accidental damage, fire, or theft. Any alterations made by a saddle fitter or owner will deem the warranty invalid as the person who has made such changes is responsible for the safety of the saddle.
- Saddle inspection report so you know your saddle has been checked and inspected
- 6 month warranty on all secondhand saddles*
- Manufacturer's warranty on all new saddles
- Guaranteed buy back price within 9 months**
- 5 Day UK Mainland Trial
- FREE ‘Secrets of Selling your Saddle’ eBook to help you sell your old saddles
- FAST delivery worldwide
- 1 hour delivery timeslot for UK mainland clients
- Tracking information provided for overseas clients
- Option to accessorise your saddle
- Friendly customer support team to help you answer any questions and queries
*6 month soundness warranty is provided on all second hand saddles. Saddles are sold sound, and we
expect a saddle with an average amount of use to have many years of use. Warranty is only valid on
saddles which have been well cared for, and maintained by the purchaser, and does not include accidental damage,
fire, or theft. Any alterations made by a saddle fitter or owner will deem the warranty invalid as the person who
has made such changes is responsible for the safety of the saddle.
**Guaranteed buy back price is offered on all saddles within 9 months of the original purchase date. The price offered is 20% less the purchase price of second hand saddles, and 35% less the purchase price of new saddles. The guaranteed buy back price is also condition dependent, and the saddle must be in a comparable condition to guarantee the price. The Guaranteed buy back price is only available to UK mainland clients.