Saddle and Pony Saddle Seats

Manufacturer: Humanscale
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Seat Style?:   40 - Pony Seat (Default)
  30 - Saddle Seat (Add $18.21)
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Saddle and Pony Saddle Seats

Saddle and Pony Saddle seats, part of Humanscale’s award-winning Freedom seating line, are the most comfortable and versatile stools ever made. The original Saddle and the more compact Pony Saddle accommodate comfortable seating in countless applications. These stools encourage you to sit in a saddle posture, which lowers the thighs, opens up the hips and puts the spine into a healthy lordotic curve. The stools are ideal for shorter term sitting—or even for getting your feet up off the ground by using it as an ottoman.

Saddle seat Pony Seat


Standard Features

Standard Cylinder
Provides seat height range that accommodates 95% of the population

Contoured Cushions

Carefully sculpted to match body contours
Increased contact area reduces pressure points
Modular for easy replacement

Hard Casters

2.5” double-wheel casters for carpeted floors

Optional Features

Style refers to seat width

22" Saddle seat
16" Pony Saddle seat

Frame Color refers to all metal parts (back support, arm supports).

G Graphite
T Titanium
A Polished Aluminum with Graphite Trim. Comes standard with Polished Aluminum Base
M Polished Aluminum with Titanium Trim. Comes standard with Polished Aluminum Base


Squiggle: Composed of 100% recycled polyester, Squiggle offers an innovative weave structure to create a modern organic wave pattern resembling ripples of water. This environmentally sound textile may be applied either horizontally or vertically to Humanscale seating.

Vellum: Constructed of plain weave using a blend of nylon, Cordura® and elastic yarn, this textile offers a pleasing texture and extreme durability. Because of the Cordura® content, this four-way stretch woven textile performs to the rigors of the most demanding contract environment.

Wave: Developed initially for sportswear, Wave responds to the unique form and production requirements of Humanscale seating. This four-way stretch fabric exceeds all contract interior testing requirements for heavy-duty upholstery.

Lotus: Water repellent and easy to clean, Lotus is an ideal textile for the healthcare and hospitality environments. Its polyurethane finish with nylon backing boasts a soft texture that is pleasant to the touch while offering exceptional durability.

Bridget Stripe: Composed primarily of renewable merino wool, Bridget Stripe offers a five-color 50-stripe pattern with shifting color sequence that creates an undisrupted movement across the surface of the fabric. Boasting exceptional durability for a wool textile, Bridget Stripe may be applied either horizontally or vertically to Humanscale seating.

Ginkgo: Composed of 90% wool, Ginkgo offers a pleasing texture and durability. Its subtle and elegant pattern makes this textile appropriate for a variety of environments. Ginkgo comes in vibrant and saturated colors, expanding the scope of Humanscale's upholstery line.

Sensuede: Offering style and performance, Sensuede was developed to be the best and most luxurious engineered suede available. The silky feel is the result of recycled microfibers that are breathable, extra-strong, and resistant to most stains and wrinkles.

Vicenza: A lightly corrected, aniline-dyed leather produced from European hides, Vicenza receives a special retannage which enriches the leather and tightens the grain. A breathable protective finish offers durability and comfort.

Cervo: Cervo is made using specialized milling that adds unique character and provides a soft, pebble grain texture unmatched by any other leather in its class.

Bizon: Exceptionally soft to the touch, Bizon is a thick, rich grained leather with excellent light fastness. It offers a plain, pigmented finish that has excellent stain protection, making it ideal for any user or application.

Corde 4: Designed with a four-way stretch, Corde 4 provides sitters with ultimate comfort as they adjust positions. Its intricate weave structure, dimensional surface and wide array of neutral and vibrant shades are visually appealing and engaging to the touch

Textile colour

Chocolate, Sand, Navy and Espresso.

Cylinder type

Standard 5” cylinder: Appropriate for 95% of users. Provides seat height range of 16" to 21". 
L Low 3.75” cylinder: Appropriate for shorter users. Provides seat height range of 15.25" to 19.5". 
T Tall 5” cylinder: Appropriate for very tall users. Provides seat height range of 17" to 22.25". 
F High 8” cylinder with 18” Foot Ring: Provides seat height range from 20.25"to 28.25" along with height adjustable 18" diameter foot ring. 
R High 8” cylinder with 21” Foot Ring: Provides seat height range from 20.25"to 28.25" along with height adjustable 21" diameter foot ring. 
X Extra-High 10" cylinder with 18” Foot Ring: Provides seat height range from 20.25"to 28.25" along with height adjustable 18" diameter foot ring. Requires Glides or Locking casters. 
Z Extra-High 10" cylinder with 21” Foot Ring: Provides seat height range from 23" to 33" along with height adjustable 18" diameter foot ring. Requires Glides or Locking casters.


Standard Casters: 2.25” hard double-wheel casters for use on carpeted floors.
S Soft Casters: 2.25" soft double-wheel casters for use on hard floors.
G Glides: Non-rolling glides for fixed location use.
K Locking Casters: 2.25” hard double-wheel casters lock when someone is sitting in the chair.


Standard: No fire proofing. Chair is made with standard foams and plastics. 
CAL 133-Approved: Fireproof barrier between textile and foam. Chair is made with fire-retardant foams and plastics.

Base upgrade

Standard Base: Aluminum base to match chair frame color
Polished Aluminum Base Upgrade: Polished Aluminum base on Graphite and Titanium frame


Scope of Users

Both Saddle seats fit more than 95% of the office population
– 5’0” Woman to 6'4' Man
– 100 to 300 lbs.
Users outside the standard range can be accommodated by Low or Tall Cylinder


13.9lbs. Saddle
19lbs. Saddle with foot ring
12.5lbs. Pony Saddle
16.5lbs. Pony Saddle with foot ring

Warranty Information

15 Years, 24/7 Warranty
Fabric/Cushions/Arm Pads: 5 Years, Single-Shift Warranty

SustainabilityFreedom saddle

We work hard to ensure that our environmental philosophy is reflected in each product we create. With our Design for Environment protocol, our designers and engineers examine the environmental impact of every choice made throughout the design process—from initial concept through final production. We invite you to read more.
A selection of sustainability highlights for Saddle/Pony Saddle:
Recycled Content
- Freedom Saddle: 35% post-consumer, 49% pre-consumer
- Freedom Pony: 40% post-consumer, 50% pre-consumer
Modular cushion for easy replacement
Learn more about how we work to extend the life of our products through both design and engineering so they won’t need to be replaced often
Designed for easy disassembly with clear recycling instructions
Ships in packaging that contains recycled content or blanket-wrapped, when feasible
GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality and GREENGUARD Gold certified
ANSI/BIFMA level® 2 certified





Frame finishes

Polished Aluminum

Trim Finishes


Installation Instructions

Seating Parts and Repair Manual (PDF)


1. How do I clean my Freedom chair?

All of Freedom's cloth textiles can be cleaned with soap and water. Our waterproof textiles are best cleaned with a diluted bleach solution. Freedom chairs with leather can be gently cleansed with water or a specially formulated leather cleaner. 

2. In what colors is the Freedom chair offered?

Freedom is available in a wide array of textiles and colors. To view color swatches online, select Textiles from within the Freedom Chair section and click on each textile link. Note: Due to differences in how monitors display colors, online color renderings cannot be guaranteed as accurate. Please view an actual textile swatch for an accurate color sample.

3. What kind of fabric is available for the Freedom chair?

The textiles available for Freedom are as unique as the rest of the chair and satisfy requirements far more demanding than typical upholstery textiles. To view Freedom textile descriptions, specifications and colors, click on the "Textiles" link within the Freedom chair section.

4. Can the Freedom Saddle Seat be ordered with a footring?

Yes. The Freedom Saddle Seat comes with high cylinder and footring options to accommodate any environment in which it is used. Call us at 877-724-4922 for more information or to place a special order.

Note: Due to manufacturing reatrictions, contact us to ensure your selected options selected are 100% available.

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