"The English saddle too was on the same rest"
English saddles are used in "English riding
" disciplines throughout the world. This style of saddle is used in all of the Olympic and FEI equestrian disciplines, except for the newly-approved FEI events of equestrian vaulting
. Most designs were specifically developed to allow the horse freedom of movement, whether jumping, running, or moving quickly across rugged, broken country with fences. Unlike the western saddle
or Australian Stock Saddle
, there is no horn or other design elements that stick out above the main tree of the saddle.