THE HISTORY OF MACEL : SERVING YOUR SPORT FOR OVER 50 YEARS

MACEL saddlery was founded in 1968 in Deauville (Calvados, France) by Philippe Guillot de Suduiraut.  In 2008, the company was taken over by former employee Patrick Fesquet, who relocated the business to Plaine du Forez, 20 minutes outside Saint-Etienne.  This internationally renowned brand contributes to the success of equestrian athletes worldwide. PATRICK FESQUET : CARPENTER […]

THE MACEL SAMBA by Jean-Luc CORNILLE – part 3

Riding the Samba (Macel Dressage Saddle) “The last saddle you will ever need”. Jean Luc Cornille   Lateral bending occurs between T16 and T9. Transversal rotations are situated between T14 and T9. Basically, lateral bending and axial rotations occur between the rider’s upper thighs. With the tree narrowing under the rider’ upper thighs and the […]

THE MACEL SAMBA by Jean-Luc CORNILLE – part 2

The MACEL Samba and the Made In France :  “Conceived in tradition and perfected with time, Macel Saddles are hand crafted in France and desired globally. Macel’s meticulous attention to detail, right down to a single stitch, is their mark of excellence.” Maintaining production on one site, with each saddle produced by one craftsman ensures intimate […]

Visit of Saint-André Agricultural High School’s students

  On the last 15 and 16 January 2018, MACEL welcomed the students of Saint-André Agricultural High School (located in Sury-le-Comtal). These first and second year students of BPJEPS Mention Equitation (and intended to become our future riding instructors!), took part in an educational morning. The program : the manufacture of a saddle, presented by […]

THE MACEL SAMBA BY JEAN-LUC CORNILLE – “Why the Macel Samba ?”

For you, who are just curious or still hesitate to join MACEL, and for every lovers and experts of Macel’s saddles, this post is made for you ! Jean Luc Cornille, Maitre (Master) from the Cadre Noir de Saumur and the founder of Science of Motion, made an article that talks about our SAMBA saddle. […]