How to try a saddle Gaston Mercier

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Find your saddle

The choice of a saddle is not improvised.

It is a patient and measured process. We discuss together in order to select and/or manufacture the equipment adapted to your horse/rider couple as well as to your practice. 

As riders ourselves, we understand your expectations and your questions and we are committed to providing you with a personalized service according to your needs:

A saddle on trial
for 10 days.

A home visit from
a Gaston Mercier

A unique
expérience at
our test center

A 10 day trial saddle

) If you would like to take the time to try one of our saddles, we offer you the opportunity to receive a trial saddle. You will be able to use it in real conditions for several days while benefiting from a follow-up from one of our GM experts.

For this option, we work together following an established procedure including photos/videos and a measurement sheet. We then select a saddle to send you for a 10-day trial period. This will allow us to determine the characteristics of your future saddle, or to validate the purchase of a used or demo saddle.

A home visit of a Gaston Mercier technician

You would like to meet with one of our representatives in order to test saddles while being accompanied.

At GM, we understand that some of our customers prefer to have an expert come to their "home", which is why we also offer this service. With this paying option, a Gaston Mercier technician comes to your home in order to let you try our saddles and receive a clear expertise report for your next saddle order.

A unique experience in our test center

You want to live a total immersion customer experience:

Come and test the GM saddles on site, at the Saddlery, in our Gaston Mercier test center!

With your horse or one of ours, you will have at your disposal a riding arena, a round pen, a 1300m gallop track and more than 300km of rural trails.

You will be able to discuss with our teams, compare equipment and choose your saddle with precision.

We welcome you and your horse in the best conditions (boxes and paddocks at your disposal)! 

Bonus : possibility to visit our workshop.