The ANKY® Junior Saddle is made of high quality, ultra soft English leather. The knee pads and seat are provided with non slipping leather. The ANKY® Junior Saddle combines comfort, support and balance perfectly. You riding career begins now. Fire away! The ANKY® Junior Saddle has a large knee block (no rear block) to support a stable and still sit. Sitting still will support the horse in its movements and will prevent from unintentional requests. This saddle is also good at use for less advanced riders. The form of the saddle-tree actually brings the rider into close contact with the pony or horse and gives the rider extremely deep seat. The saddle has a wide, even and soft bearing surface with enough gullet width to keep the saddle clear of the horses spine. The 3 point V-girthing holds the saddle in place without putting too much pressure on the withers or the shoulders.