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An image of Lauren Coxhead Master Saddle Fitter leaning on her horses back.


The highest qualified, most experienced
Master Saddle Fitter in Ireland.

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Lauren works alongside the best saddle fitters in the world, her professional standing and reputation is maintained at the very highest levels and is unquestionably the most highly regarded saddle specialist in Ireland.

Lauren's accolades are well deserved, she is qualified through the SMS - Society of Master Saddlers as a MSF - Master Saddle Fitter and as a MSFC - Master Saddle Fitting Consultant. Lauren is one of a tiny handful of professionals to have attained this level of saddle fitting worldwide.

Outstanding results and service have seen Lauren and her associated services become the No. 1 resource in Ireland. Lauren's consultations are used by thousands of concerning riders including Olympic, International, competition and everyday riders alike. 

Lauren is famed for her honesty and dedication!

If you think you have maximised your saddle fit and have never used Lauren's services then think again.


The real question is 'Why wouldn't you become a client?' - The only feasible answer is that you would be happy to settle for second best or worse!

When Lauren tends to your horse and your saddle needs it is done with the understanding that there are no half measures or quick sales, there are no compromises or justification for treating her clients or their horses with contempt.

This is what sets Lauren apart from the rest!

You will be educated during the consultation - You will be given the very best advice on how to proceed - And you can expect the best after care possible.


When the Covid pandemic struck, Lauren was forced to shut down Lauren's Saddles.

She Joined forces with Saddles Ireland to further develop their already established system with the aim of -
"Making saddle sales safe, risk free and highly accessible."


An aim that has been more than realised!

Lauren became employed by Saddles Ireland as the chief advisor and Master Saddle Fitter and to this day serves not only Ireland's riders but riders throughout the European Union.


  • Email.

  • Call the office between 10.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.


  • Or visit Saddles


Lauren's Nationwide saddle fitting consultations.

You can avail of a private nationwide consultation, whereby Lauren will come to you - Your consultation will be at least 

2 Hours in duration and as a minimum the following will be undertaken -

  • Lauren will take a detailed history of your horse.

  • She will take the rider history in relevance to saddle fitting.

  • You will be educated on every step of the consultation process, Lauren aims for you yourself to have a understanding of saddle fit.

  • Your horse will receive a specific back examination.

  • Your horse will be evaluated for conformation at walk and trot.​

  • Detailed measurements and templates will be taken of your horse's back for present and for future reference.

  • Saddles will be offered to the horse and rider and will be assessed and adjusted where necessary.

  • There will be a ridden assessment of the relevant options​.

  • Once the best option has been found, you will be able to use the saddle for a given period of days to make sure it is perfect.​

  • You will be advised and given written instructions on how to proceed until your first saddle check.


A free alternative to Lauren's Nationwide Saddle Fitting Consultations is to avail of her expertise through Saddles Ireland's New and Used saddle trial facility.

This hugely popular service serves those on a budget, those who have a good grasp of saddle fitting or those who have somebody to help.

Of course just like the Nationwide fitting consultations and being a trial facility, there is no commitment to a purchase.

"Lauren Coxhead, Lauren's Saddles and Saddles Ireland have single handedly pioneered Irish saddle trials and the ethical approach to saddle fitting in Ireland!

Our competitors have been forced to follow our lead

No matter if you choose a private consultation with Lauren or choose to work with Saddles Ireland's online trial facility you will be encouraged to trial the saddle thoroughly before deciding to purchase, there are no obligations.

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