Brand story

Everything started in 2010 in a garage... The iconic Palm Beach saddle was born.

Official launch of the brand in Menlo, California, USA.

In 2011, Voltaire Design sponsors the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF).
That same year, Beezie Madden joins the Voltaire Design team.

In 2012, Voltaire Design wins their first gold medal at the London Olympics with Dirk Schräde in eventing.

In 2012, the workshop expands and moves to Bassussarry.

In 2013, Beezie Madden wins the Jumping World Cup Final Gothenburg. The same year, the workshop expands and doubles in size.

In 2014, Voltaire Design wins the 5th edition of the RMC trophy as 2014 Company of the Year (Craftmanship category).

In 2015, Voltaire Design celebrates its 5-year anniversary and has more 60 employees worldwide.

In 2016, Voltaire Design obtains EPV label "Living Heritage Company".

In 2016, Voltaire Design launches the Blue Wing, first connected saddle, including the SmartRideTM technology.

To cope with its quick growth, the Voltaire Design team moves again in 2017 to a brand new building in Bidart at the Izarbel Technology park, which specializes in advanced technology.
That same year, Shane Sweetnam becomes the European Team Champion with the Ireland jumping team and Oliver Townend wins the prestegious Burghley's horse trials.

In 2019, Voltaire Design launches the Blue Infinite, the saddle 3.0. A connected saddle that uses revolutionary technologies and offers synchronization with video.

In 2020, Voltaire Design celebrates its 10th anniversary.