slideshow 1 slideshow 2 slideshow 3

Danny Kroetch

"My Goal is to eliminate discomfort for both horse and rider thereby maximizing performance by increasing freedom of movement”
Dan Kroetch is a Master Saddle Fitter who travels widely throughout North America, Europe and Asia conducting saddle fitting clinics and giving lectures on the proper fitting of saddles. Dan has a reputation for being able to fit the most difficult horses and his specialty lies in his ability to help those horses that are experiencing pain from their existing saddles.
In conjunction with Academy Bartels, Dan was invited to take part in a 15-month study with Utrecht Veterinary University in the Netherlands on how ill fitting saddles affect the horse's movement. The findings were published in 2004.

Testimony - Rhiannon Williams

I thought I'd let you know that I recently had an eye opening DK moment. I've recently been trying out several horses for myself and students riding in other people's saddles, including all purpose and jump saddles (off putting for a dressage rider) One day, I went to check out an eventer, not excited to get in another jump saddle but this time the saddle was so comfy !  And when I lengthened my stirrups it supported me just like a dressage saddle !  Of course, when I got off and noticed that it was a DK I was no longer surprised that I was so impressed by a jump saddle.  

Janet Teodori - Testimonial

Hi Danny:  I wanted you to know that the saddle you adjusted for me in Tucson (at 10:30 pm no less !!!) is working VERY well!! I am really liking it and the trainer here,  Beth Baumert, also really likes it for me.  Thank you again!  

Adjusting Saddles

Dressage Hugs 12 Days - Congratulations Rebecca Tanti

Congratulations Rebecca Tanti on winning the beautiful DK Saddlery girth that was given away in the Dressage Hubs 12 days of Christmas awesomeness.  Thanks to Susan Vega from Dressage Hub for including us in the great Christmas give away.  

Christel Fingerroos - Thank you for visiting Norway

I would like to present my sincere thanks for you visiting Norway and introducing me to your saddles.  Anne visited me and fitted a saddle to my two horses, a fjord horse gelding and a Norwegian dole mare.  Both are equally wide, Anne had to stretch her measurements of the withers to the limits of her gage.  They also both have very short backs.  Lucky for me since one saddle fits them both. It was a new experience for both horse and rider to try one if your saddles.  Neither one of my horses quite understood what was happening and were very attentive to me.

TRIUMPH - Mono Flap Cross Country Saddle

The new Triumph Cross Country Saddle is the ultimate fit for horse and rider.  It comes with a large thigh and calf block and very forward flap. It has a medium-shallow seat, very wide channel and large panels in front for extreme freedom and very little pressure and compression on the shoulder.  The mono flap allows extreme closeness and contact for the rider to become one with the horse.

Pages

"YOU HAVE ONE OF THE MOST TALENTED HORSES I HAVE SEEN IN A LONG TIME" - Robert Dover