Saddle fitting services are now available by appointment with Dr. McCoy. Regular appointments in the greater Seattle/Tacoma area with additional travel and services available throughout the Pacific Northwest and area horse shows when possible.
After attending training provided by the Society of Master Saddlers and the North American Saddlery School Dr. McCoy is happy to offer a common sense approach to saddle fitting as an independent saddle fitter. Wool flocking adjustments, shim correction pads and back tracings are just some of the fitting options Dr. McCoy can provide. As a Veterinarian, animal chiropractor, acupuncturist and rider Dr. McCoy has a unique perspective on saddle fit and truly wants what is best for both horse and rider whether that is making the saddle you have work for your horse whenever possible or helping you choose a beautiful new custom saddle.
Dr. McCoy has been working with some of the best english saddle companies to set up a variety of stockist opportunities. The following companies make the saddles that can be ordered directly through MVVS in "off the shelf options" or truly customized, bespoke, one of a kind saddles made just for you and your horse. By having access to these high quality and diverse companies riders across all disciplines will have access to beautifully made and fitting saddles (from competitive trail, dressage, eventing, show jumping, hunters, polo and even the weekend warrior). Depending on the saddle, options and manufacturers, saddles range from just over $500 to $5000+.
The purchase of each new saddle includes initial evaluation, wither/back tracing as well as a recheck flocking and fitting complimentary within the first 3 months of ownership of the saddle. The purchase of any used or demo saddle from MVVS will include adjustments as needed at the time of purchase.
Many of these companies also offer fine accessories to compliment your saddles from beautiful bridles to innovative girths and high quality stirrup leathers. Highly tested and innovative pads (Prolite and Concept) are also available to help even the most difficult to fit horses be more comfortable in their saddles.
Saddle Referral program: If a friend you refer purchases a new saddle from MVVS you are eligible for a discount on future goods or services.
Dr. McCoy is happy to recommend trusted and skilled colleagues for saddle repair and tree adjustments when needed: