Pariani SNC, one of the oldest saddlery in the world was founded in 1903 by Adolfo Pariani and it manufactures the finest saddle and harnesses.
The skilled craftsmanship and the high quality of raw materials are world-renowned and made Pariani a synonymous of horsemanship. A custom-made saddle, completely hand-made is something of special and unique. Working in collaboration with Caprilli from the very beginning, Pariani was the first in the world to create a new type of saddle with spring tree and a different rider position. Five Italian artisans work under the direction of the grandnephew of Mr. Adolfo Pariani, Mr. Aurelio Mutinelli and his children, manufacturing saddles and harnesses of the highest quality still using the traditional skills. The finest French leathers and hides and the wood spring tree wisely assembled with the incomparable expertise of the Italian craftsmen gives to the most pretending and exclusive rider a unique masterpiece, in the best Italian sartorial tradition that is able to satisfy any needs or tastes.
Pariani manufactures a wide range of saddles and bridles for every equestrian discipline, included those for therapeutic riding realized with the consulting of the Italian National Association for Equestrian Rehabilitation, A.N.I.R.E. – C.N.R.A.F.A.
Since its very beginning the partnership with the best riders in the world such as Caprilli, Raimondo and Piero D’Inzeo, Graziano Mancinelli, Arnaldo Bologni, Guido Dominici, Willi Melliger, Joe Turi, Anne Kursinsky and many more put Pariani into an exclusive place on the International scenery: every single champion used to ride with a Pariani Saddle and even during the last Olympic Games in London 2 of the 3 Italian riders, Vittoria Panizzon and Stefano Brecciaroli, rode with their Pariani Saddle.
The company’s headquarter is still based in Milano, where Mr. Carlo Mutinelli manages the Design department. Pariani has entered the international market since the very first years of the XX century and more than 50% of its turnover comes from its clients abroad, based in Japan, China, Australia, U.S.A. and in many other countries. The Mutinelli family, that owns the company since 1903, in order to protect the quality of our production and keeps the highest standard has decided to keep an handmade manufacture. It is still possible visiting our facility and watching our workers realizing saddles and harnesses step by step.
Pariani pays the fullest attention to their costumer’s needs, with personalized saddles, matching their expectations with their expertise in design and technique. We guarantee a never ending after-sale service for every single article with counselling and repairing service.
Over the course of the century, Pariani has satisfied many riding enthusiasts, including the Kennedy Family, UK royal family, King Constantine of Greece, The general Patton, The Shah of Persia, President Ronald Reagan, Yul Brinner and many more and until 1948 it used to be one of the supplier of the Italian Royal family. Pariani name and products were so important that even during the Fascism and its autarky, Pariani saddlery was authorized to import leather and goods from United Kingdom.
With the new Century Pariani has been able to renovate itself and give new products to a more demanding market: we developed a new and exclusive model of Endurance saddle for the best riders that is one of the lightest in the world, designed some models for exclusive fashion brand such as Fendi, Etro, Brioni, Alcantara and Loro Piana.
The latest creation, the “Pro Grip” saddle, has a completely new designed tree, the seat completely padded with an anti-shock gel and grip fabric inserts. This new model due to its high performances and modern design, it has been already choose as by Pony, Juniores and Young Rider Italian Champions as by Yazmin Pinchen, International riders which ride in the Global Champions Tour and many other riders, with a great feedback as in comfort as in technical characteristic.