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Weatherbeeta USA Recalls Collegiate Horse-Riding Saddles Due to Injury Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Recalled Weatherbeeta USA Collegiate Horse-Riding Saddles
Name of Product:
Collegiate English Horse-Riding Saddles

The saddle’s rivet or stirrup bar can break, causing the rider to fall, posing an injury hazard.

Recall Date:
December 14, 2023

About 2,300

Consumer Contact

Weatherbeeta USA at 800-526-6310 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at, or online at or and click on “Saddle Recall Information” for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves nine models of Collegiate English horse-riding saddles: Degree Mono Event, Graduate Close Contact, Honour Close Contact, Integrity Mono Dressage, Lectern Dressage and Warwick Close Contact. All of the saddles are branded Collegiate and have a Collegiate nail head in the head of the saddle and Collegiate brand printed on the stirrup keeper. The saddles measure between 15 and 18 inches and were sold in black or brown leather or synthetic depending on the model. All Lectern saddles are included in this recall. For all other models, only saddles manufactured between March 2019 through July 2023 are included in this recall. The manufacturing date, in MM-YYYY format, is the last six digits of the serial number. The serial number is stamped on the underflap of the saddle, below “Made in India.”


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled saddles and contact Weatherbeeta for instructions to return the recalled saddle to receive a free replacement saddle, including free shipping, similar to theirs. Weatherbeeta is contacting all known purchasers directly.


The firm has received 12 reports of saddle’s rivet or stirrup bar breaking. One fall injury has been reported.

Sold At:
Dover Saddlery, Equss Now, Strafford Saddlery Shop, The Carousel Horse Tack and other stores nationwide and online at,, and from May 2019 through October 2023 for between $430 and $1,300, depending on the model.

WeatherBeeta USA Inc., of Easton, Pennsylvania

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