Nick Dolman is a bespoke saddle maker based in Brownhills, Staffordshire. Nick began his career working in his Uncle’s saddlery at the age of twelve. Since then, he has worked for and with various large manufacturers including Thorowgood Saddles and County Saddlery before striking out alone as one of the UK's best saddlers.


Nick makes individual saddles for all equestrian disciplines, for both the home and the overseas market.


Nick Dolman Saddles are easily distinguished by saddle nails in the shape of a shield bearing his initials NRD and the unparalelled quality of the finished product.


Nick Dolman makes Showing, GP, Jump, Dressage and specialist Side Saddles. Every saddle is made to customer specification and with absolute care. Specialising in difficult to fit horses and remedial fitting. Nick also works in conjunction and on referral from Veterinary Surgeons and all manner of Equine therapists. If you have a special requirement or a horse that is difficult to fit, then please get in touch.




Panels are French or Owen (depending on the needs of the horse or pony) and either serge or occasionally leather. Nick will take into consideration the conformation of the horse and the needs of the rider to maximise comfort and performance.


He uses the very best English and Italian leathers and can taylor the type of leather, piping etc. to your own budget and requirements. We now have a credit/debit card payment facility so that you can place your order with us. ( Deposit required).


All saddles produced are fitted to your horse at your yard and come with a fitting guarantee to give you complete peace of mind. Nick will travel to template UK wide and often participates in clinics assessing saddle fit.


Please email or telephone with your requirements for an informal, no obligation discussion. VISITORS STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT.


Nicholas R Dolman