How to Read a Meyer Serial Number

Locating the Serial Number

On all Meyer saddles, the serial number is located underneath the left sweat flap, right below the panel.

Seat Size

The seat size of the saddle is indicated on the line above the serial number.

Meyer seat sizes range from 15" to 18.5"; the saddle pictured here has a 17" seat.

Tree Width

The standard tree width for Meyer saddles is medium/medium-wide (A). If the saddle is built on a standard tree, there will not be a tree size stamped on the flap. If the saddle is built on a tree that is wider than the standard, it will be stamped next to the seat size.

Tree Sizes:

A= medium/medium-wide
AO/AO1= wide
AO2= extra wide

*Note: custom tree widths are also available; if a saddle is built on a custom tree, it will be noted on the flap*

Seat Depth

The first digit of the serial number indicates the seat depth of the saddle.

Available seat depths are as follows:

1= flat (jump)
2= deep (jump)
3= marianne (jump)

4= deep (dressage)
5= marianne (dressage)
6= flat (cross)
7= deep (cross)
8= marianne (cross)

Flap Length

The 2nd digit of the serial number indicates the flap length of the saddle.

Meyer saddles are available in 6 different flap lengths:

1= children's
2= very short
3= short
4= standard
5= long
6= very long

Knee Roll Fill

The 3rd digit of the serial number indicates the fill of the knee roll.

Meyer offers 3 different volumes of knee roll fill:

1= thin
2= classic
3= thick

Year of Manufacture

The year of manufacture is indicated by digits 4-5 of the serial number.

This saddle was manufactured in 2024.

Saddle Number

Digits 6-9of the serial number indicate the saddle's personal ID number. This number is used by the saddler to keep track of each individual saddle.

Flap Position

The flap position is indicated by the letter underneath the serial number.

Flap positions are as follows:

H= hunter
C= classic
A= advanced (forward)
AA= double advanced (extra forward)