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Welcome to Borné Saddlery, where craftsmanship meets innovation in the world of equestrian excellence. For over a decade, Borné Saddlery, LLC has been the leading provider of bespoke English saddles tailored to both horse and rider, dedicated to achieving peak performance for today's equestrian athlete.


At the helm of Borné Saddlery is Karen Borné, President and visionary, alongside Andy Sankey, a Certified Master Saddler and esteemed member of The Society of Master Saddlers, UK. Together, they have forged a partnership dedicated to delivering outstanding service and unparalleled quality saddles to the United States market.As the equine sport continues to evolve, with breeding advancements yielding a diverse array of conformational shapes, Borné remains at the forefront of innovation in tree and panel design. Our commitment to providing a wider range of saddle choices ensures that every rider finds the perfect fit for their equine partner.


Central to the Borné philosophy is our unwavering focus on the saddle tree as the foundation from which all else flows. Each saddle crafted by Borné is built upon a birchwood spring tree, renowned for its strength and resilience, ensuring durability and comfort for both horse and rider across disciplines from Dressage to Jumping.We pride ourselves on using only the highest quality materials in every aspect of our saddles. Our panels are meticulously flocked with resilient wool sourced from Scottish Highland Sheep, providing optimal support and weight distribution. Furthermore, our leathers are sourced from select tanneries across Europe, ensuring superior craftsmanship and durability.


However, what truly sets Borné Saddlery apart is our exceptional customer service. We understand that purchasing a saddle is an investment, and our dedication to our clients extends far beyond the point of sale. Unlike other saddle companies, Borné remains responsive to our customers' needs, providing ongoing support and guidance to ensure complete satisfaction.Don't just take our word for it – explore our client testimonials and discover why Borné Saddlery boasts an A+ rating for customer service. Join us in experiencing the Borné difference and elevate your equestrian journey to new heights of excellence.

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What is Bespoke?

Welcome to Borné Saddlery, where we redefine the essence of bespoke saddles.  In an era where "bespoke" often masquerades as "semi-custom," we pride ourselves on delivering authenticity. Our bespoke saddles transcend the ordinary, offering an unparalleled level of customization that truly reflects the essence of tailor-made craftsmanship.

In today's market, many settle for semi-custom saddles, which merely scratch the surface of personalization. These saddles may offer superficial choices like leather selection, knee roll size, or flap length. While these options provide a degree of customization, they fall short of embodying the true spirit of bespoke.  Enter our world of genuine bespoke saddlery. Here, customization is not merely an option but a philosophy ingrained in every stitch and contour. Our bespoke saddles are crafted with meticulous attention to detail, ensuring a perfect harmony between horse and rider.  What sets our bespoke saddles apart is our commitment to true customization. We begin by meticulously fitting the saddle to the horse, incorporating a custom-fitted tree designed to optimize comfort and performance. For the rider, we offer tailored design patterns that accommodate individual preferences and riding styles. But our dedication to customization doesn't stop there. From the finest selection of materials to the smallest design details, every aspect of our bespoke saddles can be tailored to your exact specifications. Whether it's the choice of leather, the placement of knee rolls, or the shape of the flaps, the possibilities are limitless.

At Borné Saddlery, we understand that every horse and rider is unique. That's why we go above and beyond to create saddles that are as individual as you are. Our bespoke saddles are not just accessories – they're a reflection of your passion, your dedication, and your commitment to excellence.Experience the epitome of equestrian luxury with our bespoke saddles. Contact us today to embark on a journey of unparalleled craftsmanship and personalized perfection.

Meet Our Master Saddler

At the heart of Borné Saddlery lies Master Saddler, Andy Sankey. Every saddle that bears our name is meticulously handcrafted by Andy from start to finish. His unwavering dedication to his craft ensures that no detail goes unnoticed, and every saddle meets the highest standards of quality and performance.

Proudly a member of The Society Of Master Saddlers, Trade - UK, Andy's expertise and craftsmanship have earned him the highest level of recognition within the society. This prestigious title is a testament to Andy's skill and dedication to his craft.

In 2004, Andy crossed paths with Karen Borné, and a partnership built on shared values and a passion for excellence was formed. Together, Andy and Karen make the perfect team, united by their commitment to delivering superior products and exceptional customer service.

Karen and Andy bring their shared vision to life through Borné Saddlery, where custom saddles are crafted with the same dedication to quality and attention to detail that defines Sankey Saddlery.

Andy currently lives in Scotland with his wife, Elaine.

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