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Saddle innovations to optimise horse and rider performance

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Bates Saddles are the most technologically advanced in the world.

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The innovations in Bates Saddles are engineered to bring out the best in you and your horse for a unique competitive advantage in highly specialised saddles for every discipline.

seamless contact with your horse enables full concentration on aids.

EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution, ensure your horse’s absolute comfort and your peace of mind.

Underneath the finest quality European Leather, you will feel the power of innovation. The instantaneous comfort, optimal balance and

Your horse will show a marked improvement in its freedom of movement, expression and self carriage, as world-leading innovations for equine comfort and performance, the CAIR® Cushion System and the revolutionary

Borne out of total dedication to deliver saddles for sheer performance, Bates Saddles will raise your expectations forever. Revolutionise your riding experience and fulfil your true potential in a Bates Saddle.

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Dr iv en b y a p h i l o s op hy o f t r ue i nno v a t i o n fo cu s e d o n sa d d l e p e r f o r m a nce for

Bates Saddles are the most technologically advanced in the world.

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The innovations in Bates Saddles are engineered to bring out the best in you and your horse for a unique competitive advantage in highly specialised saddles for every discipline.

seamless contact with your horse enables full concentration on aids.

EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution, ensure your horse’s absolute comfort and your peace of mind.

Underneath the finest quality European Leather, you will feel the power of innovation. The instantaneous comfort, optimal balance and

Your horse will show a marked improvement in its freedom of movement, expression and self carriage, as world-leading innovations for equine comfort and performance, the CAIR® Cushion System and the revolutionary

Borne out of total dedication to deliver saddles for sheer performance, Bates Saddles will raise your expectations forever. Revolutionise your riding experience and fulfil your true potential in a Bates Saddle.

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F o c use d o n ho r se p e r f o r m an c e The EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution

The CAIR® Cushion System

Have total confidence in your saddle’s ability to be custom fitted to your horse’s changing shape!

The CAIR® Cushion System replaces the traditional fillings in the saddle panel with air cushions. CAIR® air cushion technology provides significant performance advantages in the way it distributes the rider’s weight and cushions the horse’s back.

Together the EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System and the EASY-CHANGE® Riser System offer a total fitting solution for your horse’s absolute comfort and your peace of mind. Select the optimal tree width for your horse’s current shape and muscling with the EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System. Make adjustments within the saddle panel for optimal balance and clearance with the EASY-CHANGE® Riser System. All adjustments are measurable, symmetrical and completely reversible, ensuring total confidence in your saddle’s ability to be custom fitted to your horse’s changing shape for optimal comfort and performance. It’s EASY! For more information on the EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution visit easychangefitsolution.com

Distributing the rider’s weight: Under the rider’s weight the air cushions continually mould to mirror the horses individual conformation and working muscles. This ensures a close, even contact over a much larger weight bearing area and eliminates instances of pressure points. Cushioning the horse’s back: The dynamic nature of air ensures it works in synergy with the horse’s muscles, rather than the horse’s muscles working against a static medium. Additionally, air provides the ultimate shock absorption, reducing instances of trauma to the horse’s muscles in work.

Performance Panel Design

Elastiflex Tree

Adjustable Y-Girthing System

All Bates Saddles feature a generous panel, designed to ensure a large ‘footprint’ on the horse’s back, maximising the weight bearing surface of the saddle and resulting in a reduction in pressure per sq cm/inch and increased comfort for the horse. Coupled with a wide and even chamber, the performance panels support the horse’s working muscles and maximises movement in the shoulder area.

Features a rigid head to maintain clearance over your horse’s wither, whilst possessing lateral flexion to work with your horse’s muscular movement with every stride. The lateral flexion, combined with the unique anatomic shaping of the tree, ensures the saddle does not impede on the horse’s muscles in work. Precision engineered to be lightweight, symmetrical and ultra durable the Elastiflex tree is guaranteed against breakage for the lifetime of the saddle, deemed to be 10 years.

Regarded as the world’s leading girth system and featured in select Bates Saddles, this system enables customised adjustment for your horse’s individual conformation and maximises saddle stability, as it secures the saddle from both the front and rear.

For more information on the CAIR® Cushion System, visit caircushionsystem.com

Many of the design features and innovations in Bates Saddles are protected by design registrations and patents.

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F o c use d o n ho r se p e r f o r m an c e The EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution

The CAIR® Cushion System

Have total confidence in your saddle’s ability to be custom fitted to your horse’s changing shape!

The CAIR® Cushion System replaces the traditional fillings in the saddle panel with air cushions. CAIR® air cushion technology provides significant performance advantages in the way it distributes the rider’s weight and cushions the horse’s back.

Together the EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System and the EASY-CHANGE® Riser System offer a total fitting solution for your horse’s absolute comfort and your peace of mind. Select the optimal tree width for your horse’s current shape and muscling with the EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System. Make adjustments within the saddle panel for optimal balance and clearance with the EASY-CHANGE® Riser System. All adjustments are measurable, symmetrical and completely reversible, ensuring total confidence in your saddle’s ability to be custom fitted to your horse’s changing shape for optimal comfort and performance. It’s EASY! For more information on the EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution visit easychangefitsolution.com

Distributing the rider’s weight: Under the rider’s weight the air cushions continually mould to mirror the horses individual conformation and working muscles. This ensures a close, even contact over a much larger weight bearing area and eliminates instances of pressure points. Cushioning the horse’s back: The dynamic nature of air ensures it works in synergy with the horse’s muscles, rather than the horse’s muscles working against a static medium. Additionally, air provides the ultimate shock absorption, reducing instances of trauma to the horse’s muscles in work.

Performance Panel Design

Elastiflex Tree

Adjustable Y-Girthing System

All Bates Saddles feature a generous panel, designed to ensure a large ‘footprint’ on the horse’s back, maximising the weight bearing surface of the saddle and resulting in a reduction in pressure per sq cm/inch and increased comfort for the horse. Coupled with a wide and even chamber, the performance panels support the horse’s working muscles and maximises movement in the shoulder area.

Features a rigid head to maintain clearance over your horse’s wither, whilst possessing lateral flexion to work with your horse’s muscular movement with every stride. The lateral flexion, combined with the unique anatomic shaping of the tree, ensures the saddle does not impede on the horse’s muscles in work. Precision engineered to be lightweight, symmetrical and ultra durable the Elastiflex tree is guaranteed against breakage for the lifetime of the saddle, deemed to be 10 years.

Regarded as the world’s leading girth system and featured in select Bates Saddles, this system enables customised adjustment for your horse’s individual conformation and maximises saddle stability, as it secures the saddle from both the front and rear.

For more information on the CAIR® Cushion System, visit caircushionsystem.com

Many of the design features and innovations in Bates Saddles are protected by design registrations and patents.

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Ergonomic Stirrup Bar

Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar

Comfort Seat Technology

Adjustable Flexibloc System

Revolutionary Contourbloc速

The design registered stirrup bar removes at least one thickness of leather from under your thigh, ensuring even closer contact and maximising your comfort. The unique shaping offers secure attachment of your stirrup leather, whilst enabling the leather to come free if required during a fall. Selected Bates models feature a recessed channel to the stirrup keeper, further eliminating interference with your leg for a closer feel of the horse and increased comfort.

Featured on select saddles, the Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar allows effortless horse and rider alignment to be achieved by altering the positioning of the Stirrup Bar, enabling the rider complete control over their preferred riding position.

Exclusive Comfort Seat Technology utilises multilayered foams of exacting densities for instantaneous comfort and support of an optimal position. All Bates Saddles feature a narrow waist anatomically shaped for closer contact and rider comfort.

Featured on select saddles, this revolutionary system enables the rider to customise the support offered for their individual riding position. Offers great flexibility for altering the support offered by your saddle, dependent on usage.

Featured on select saddles, this external Contourbloc速 is anatomically contoured to the shape of your leg, allowing you to ride in and behind the bloc. This eliminates any tendency for your leg to lift over the bloc, aiding in developing an independent seat. The unique contoured shape dramatically increases your security in the saddle, offering unrestricted support.

Many of the design features and innovations in Bates Saddles are protected by design registrations and patents.

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F o c use d o n r i d e r p e r f o r m a n c e

Ergonomic Stirrup Bar

Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar

Comfort Seat Technology

Adjustable Flexibloc System

Revolutionary Contourbloc速

The design registered stirrup bar removes at least one thickness of leather from under your thigh, ensuring even closer contact and maximising your comfort. The unique shaping offers secure attachment of your stirrup leather, whilst enabling the leather to come free if required during a fall. Selected Bates models feature a recessed channel to the stirrup keeper, further eliminating interference with your leg for a closer feel of the horse and increased comfort.

Featured on select saddles, the Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar allows effortless horse and rider alignment to be achieved by altering the positioning of the Stirrup Bar, enabling the rider complete control over their preferred riding position.

Exclusive Comfort Seat Technology utilises multilayered foams of exacting densities for instantaneous comfort and support of an optimal position. All Bates Saddles feature a narrow waist anatomically shaped for closer contact and rider comfort.

Featured on select saddles, this revolutionary system enables the rider to customise the support offered for their individual riding position. Offers great flexibility for altering the support offered by your saddle, dependent on usage.

Featured on select saddles, this external Contourbloc速 is anatomically contoured to the shape of your leg, allowing you to ride in and behind the bloc. This eliminates any tendency for your leg to lift over the bloc, aiding in developing an independent seat. The unique contoured shape dramatically increases your security in the saddle, offering unrestricted support.

Many of the design features and innovations in Bates Saddles are protected by design registrations and patents.

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C o m m i t m e nt t o q ua l i t y &  in n o Quality testing at Bates Saddles far exceeds industry standards with stringent quality controls placed on each saddle that leaves the factory. Saddles are picked at random and subjected to a series of intensive tests on durability and workmanship. No expense is spared on evaluating how the saddles perform, employing external expertise in the areas of physics and engineering to conduct independent testing. The Bates Saddles trademark is an assurance of unsurpassed quality, innovation and the radically different performance each rider can expect. Only when the saddles pass our stringent quality controls are they deemed worthy of the Bates name.

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Pure Aniline Finished Leather

Safety Girth Point System

Ease and Flexibility of Fit

All Bates Saddles feature hand selected, grade one, full grain, aniline dyed European leathers, as opposed to pigment finished. You can be confident that the naturally finished leather in Bates Saddles is the best in the world and, if cared for, will offer many years of excellent service. Select models feature double lined Opulence leather renowned for its ultra soft and grippy characteristics, ensuring immediate comfort and reducing any ‘breaking in’ time traditionally associated with new saddles.

The innovative method of girth point attachment offers you peace of mind that your girth points can be fitted to factory standard throughout the life of your saddle. It also offers customisation of your girthing system by your saddler, saddle fitter or retailer. The unique design registered fitting ensures that the girth points are highly durable and ultra slimline, facilitating even closer contact and comfort for both horse and rider.

The saddle is, for the horse, of extreme importance for their comfort, muscle development and willingness to work. Bates Saddles featuring the revolutionary EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution offer the highest flexibility for achieving an optimal fit, ensuring your horse’s comfort and your peace of mind.

The balance of Bates saddles can easily be adjusted by utilising the EASY-CHANGE® Riser System. This, combined with the EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System ensures a custom fit to your horse’s wither, sufficient clearance and optimal balance.

Many of the design features and innovations in Bates Saddles are protected by design registrations and patents.

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C o m m i t m e nt t o q ua l i t y &  in n o Quality testing at Bates Saddles far exceeds industry standards with stringent quality controls placed on each saddle that leaves the factory. Saddles are picked at random and subjected to a series of intensive tests on durability and workmanship. No expense is spared on evaluating how the saddles perform, employing external expertise in the areas of physics and engineering to conduct independent testing. The Bates Saddles trademark is an assurance of unsurpassed quality, innovation and the radically different performance each rider can expect. Only when the saddles pass our stringent quality controls are they deemed worthy of the Bates name.

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Pure Aniline Finished Leather

Safety Girth Point System

Ease and Flexibility of Fit

All Bates Saddles feature hand selected, grade one, full grain, aniline dyed European leathers, as opposed to pigment finished. You can be confident that the naturally finished leather in Bates Saddles is the best in the world and, if cared for, will offer many years of excellent service. Select models feature double lined Opulence leather renowned for its ultra soft and grippy characteristics, ensuring immediate comfort and reducing any ‘breaking in’ time traditionally associated with new saddles.

The innovative method of girth point attachment offers you peace of mind that your girth points can be fitted to factory standard throughout the life of your saddle. It also offers customisation of your girthing system by your saddler, saddle fitter or retailer. The unique design registered fitting ensures that the girth points are highly durable and ultra slimline, facilitating even closer contact and comfort for both horse and rider.

The saddle is, for the horse, of extreme importance for their comfort, muscle development and willingness to work. Bates Saddles featuring the revolutionary EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution offer the highest flexibility for achieving an optimal fit, ensuring your horse’s comfort and your peace of mind.

The balance of Bates saddles can easily be adjusted by utilising the EASY-CHANGE® Riser System. This, combined with the EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System ensures a custom fit to your horse’s wither, sufficient clearance and optimal balance.

Many of the design features and innovations in Bates Saddles are protected by design registrations and patents.

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Dr e s s a g e S a d d l e s Bates Dressage Saddles are the most innovative in the world. Combine the industry leaders in problem solving for the development of truly innovative solutions in saddle design, with the knowledge and experience of world leading Dressage riders, and the result is a high performance Dressage range for all riders, whether commencing their career or competing at the highest level. On the world Dressage stage, Bates Saddles have become a phenomenon of their own and are renowned for the customisation of fit offered by the EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution and the comfort and performance benefits of the CAIR® Cushion System. Together these systems aid in the ability to better manage horses’ backs throughout the high demands of Dressage training and competition. Experience the natural power of your horse, as it is able to work freely in harmony with you, realising your true, natural potential.

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Security + Optimal positioning = Total focus

Comfort + Communication = Synergy

Fluid communication + Comfort = Confidence

Feel + Optimal positioning = Success

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Dr e s s a g e S a d d l e s Bates Dressage Saddles are the most innovative in the world. Combine the industry leaders in problem solving for the development of truly innovative solutions in saddle design, with the knowledge and experience of world leading Dressage riders, and the result is a high performance Dressage range for all riders, whether commencing their career or competing at the highest level. On the world Dressage stage, Bates Saddles have become a phenomenon of their own and are renowned for the customisation of fit offered by the EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution and the comfort and performance benefits of the CAIR® Cushion System. Together these systems aid in the ability to better manage horses’ backs throughout the high demands of Dressage training and competition. Experience the natural power of your horse, as it is able to work freely in harmony with you, realising your true, natural potential.

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Security + Optimal positioning = Total focus

Comfort + Communication = Synergy

Fluid communication + Comfort = Confidence

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“My saddle is one of the proudest achievements of my Dressage career. I believe we have created the perfect seat for the rider and unprecedented comfort for the horse.”

Bates Isabell Saddle The deep seat in the Isabell Saddle is unique, positioning the rider in a central and balanced position that ensures correct rider alignment is effortless. The saddle provides the ultimate connection with the horse through a seamless, ultra narrow transition from the rider’s seat through the length of their leg. The saddle offers tremendous support for the Dressage horse, through the anatomic shaping of the tree, generous panel design, an Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar and world leading performance systems, including the CAIR® Cushion System, resulting in unprecedented comfort and complete freedom of movement.

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Classic Black and Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”] 6.75kg [14.8lbs]

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Four Individual Olympic medals Four Team Olympic Gold medals Three times Individual World Champion Three World Team Gold medals ...and the Isabell Saddle


“My saddle is one of the proudest achievements of my Dressage career. I believe we have created the perfect seat for the rider and unprecedented comfort for the horse.”

Bates Isabell Saddle The deep seat in the Isabell Saddle is unique, positioning the rider in a central and balanced position that ensures correct rider alignment is effortless. The saddle provides the ultimate connection with the horse through a seamless, ultra narrow transition from the rider’s seat through the length of their leg. The saddle offers tremendous support for the Dressage horse, through the anatomic shaping of the tree, generous panel design, an Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar and world leading performance systems, including the CAIR® Cushion System, resulting in unprecedented comfort and complete freedom of movement.

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Classic Black and Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”] 6.75kg [14.8lbs]

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Four Individual Olympic medals Four Team Olympic Gold medals Three times Individual World Champion Three World Team Gold medals ...and the Isabell Saddle


Bates Innova The Innova saddle features a deep, yet surprisingly open seat that works in partnership with the revolutionary Contourbloc®, which is anatomically contoured to the rider’s leg. The Contourbloc® offers unprecedented security, as your leg rides in and behind the bloc, eliminating any ‘lifting’ of the leg without any restriction. The Innova saddle is available in Standard or Extended Contourbloc® options, which enables you to select the optimal support for your physique and riding position.

Bates Innova with Standard Contourbloc® Classic Black and Classic Brown Colours 0,1,2* Sizes 7.45kg [16.4lbs] Weight

Bates Innova with Extended Contourbloc® Classic Black and Classic Brown Colours 0,1,2* Sizes 7.45kg [16.4lbs] Weight * Refer to the Saddle Size Conversion chart at the back of this brochure.

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Bates Innova The Innova saddle features a deep, yet surprisingly open seat that works in partnership with the revolutionary Contourbloc®, which is anatomically contoured to the rider’s leg. The Contourbloc® offers unprecedented security, as your leg rides in and behind the bloc, eliminating any ‘lifting’ of the leg without any restriction. The Innova saddle is available in Standard or Extended Contourbloc® options, which enables you to select the optimal support for your physique and riding position.

Bates Innova with Standard Contourbloc® Classic Black and Classic Brown Colours 0,1,2* Sizes 7.45kg [16.4lbs] Weight

Bates Innova with Extended Contourbloc® Classic Black and Classic Brown Colours 0,1,2* Sizes 7.45kg [16.4lbs] Weight * Refer to the Saddle Size Conversion chart at the back of this brochure.

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Bates Dressage Beneath the traditional lines and elegant appearance, the Bates Dressage Saddle offers high performance, as innovative features work to ensure your horse’s comfort and a balanced rider position. The seat features a narrow waist with greater width behind the rider for increased support of an optimal Dressage position.

Bates Pony Dressage The Bates Pony Dressage Saddle features the latest in world class saddle design and technology, never previously seen in pony saddles. It is a purpose built, high performance Dressage saddle, anatomically shaped for the pony and young rider. Innovative systems ensure maximum saddle stability across a broad range of conformations, whilst the seat aids in achieving a secure and correct position for effective communication.

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Classic Black and Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”] 6.88kg [14.49lbs]

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Bates Pony Dressage Classic Black and Classic Brown Colours 38cm, 40cm, [15”, 16”] Sizes 4.75kg [10.5lbs] Weight


Bates Dressage Beneath the traditional lines and elegant appearance, the Bates Dressage Saddle offers high performance, as innovative features work to ensure your horse’s comfort and a balanced rider position. The seat features a narrow waist with greater width behind the rider for increased support of an optimal Dressage position.

Bates Pony Dressage The Bates Pony Dressage Saddle features the latest in world class saddle design and technology, never previously seen in pony saddles. It is a purpose built, high performance Dressage saddle, anatomically shaped for the pony and young rider. Innovative systems ensure maximum saddle stability across a broad range of conformations, whilst the seat aids in achieving a secure and correct position for effective communication.

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Classic Black and Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”] 6.88kg [14.49lbs]

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Bates Pony Dressage Classic Black and Classic Brown Colours 38cm, 40cm, [15”, 16”] Sizes 4.75kg [10.5lbs] Weight


Bates WIDE Dressage The Bates WIDE Dressage saddle features a truly high performance seat that delivers a level of comfort and contact never previously experienced in a WIDE saddle. A deeper seat and ultra narrow waist enables the rider to sit deeper ‘into’ the saddle for a well balanced and central position.

Bates WIDE Dressage Classic Black and Classic HavanaBrown Brown Colours 40cm, 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16”, 16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”] Sizes 6.57kg [14.49lbs] Weight

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The Bates WIDE Dressage features the EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System WIDE offering you the choice of four interchangeable gullet plates (1XW – 4XW)

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Bates WIDE Dressage The Bates WIDE Dressage saddle features a truly high performance seat that delivers a level of comfort and contact never previously experienced in a WIDE saddle. A deeper seat and ultra narrow waist enables the rider to sit deeper ‘into’ the saddle for a well balanced and central position.

Bates WIDE Dressage Classic Black and Classic HavanaBrown Brown Colours 40cm, 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16”, 16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”] Sizes 6.57kg [14.49lbs] Weight

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The Bates WIDE Dressage features the EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System WIDE offering you the choice of four interchangeable gullet plates (1XW – 4XW)

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Bates Show The new Bates Show saddle is a classically designed, elegant show saddle with covered buttons and long stitched girth points, featuring a balanced, deeper seat with a narrow waist for improved communication.

Bates Pony Show Cut along traditional lines, the Bates Pony Show saddle shares all of the high performance features of the Bates Pony Dressage model with a more refined appearance and quilted panel points to show off the best of your horse.

Bates Show Colours Sizes Weight

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Classic Black and Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm [16.5”, 17”] 5.71kg [12.6lbs]

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Classic Black and Classic Brown 38cm, 40cm [15”, 16”] 4.75kg [10.5lbs]


Bates Show The new Bates Show saddle is a classically designed, elegant show saddle with covered buttons and long stitched girth points, featuring a balanced, deeper seat with a narrow waist for improved communication.

Bates Pony Show Cut along traditional lines, the Bates Pony Show saddle shares all of the high performance features of the Bates Pony Dressage model with a more refined appearance and quilted panel points to show off the best of your horse.

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Classic Black and Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm [16.5”, 17”] 5.71kg [12.6lbs]

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Classic Black and Classic Brown 38cm, 40cm [15”, 16”] 4.75kg [10.5lbs]


* Model specifications and availability may vary from country to country. Please contact your local distributor/retailer for further information. ** Refer to the Saddle Size Conversion chart at the back of this brochure. † Available in UK and Scandinavia only

Bates Dressage and Show Saddles Colours Sizes Options Key Features

Bates Isabell

Bates Innova Standard Contourbloc®

Bates Innova Extended Contourbloc®

Bates Dressage

Bates Pony Dressage

Bates WIDE Dressage

Bates Show

Bates Pony Show

Classic Black, Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”]

Classic Black, Classic Brown 0,1,2**

Classic Black, Classic Brown 0,1, 2**

Classic Black, Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”]

Classic Black, Classic Brown 38cm, 40cm, [15”, 16”]

Classic Black, Classic Brown 40cm, 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16”, 16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”]

Classic Black, Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm [16.5”, 17”]

Classic Black, Classic Brown 38cm, 40cm [15”, 16”]

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Long Flap in sizes 1 & 2 only

Long Flap in sizes 1 & 2 only

Forward Bar

Long Flap Option

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Short Girth Points Option†

Long Flap Option Short Girth Points Option†

Moulded Knee Inserts Recessed Stirrup Channel Quilted Panel Points Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bars Overgirth

Quilted Panel Points Uniquely Positioned Stirrup Bars Standard Contourbloc®

Quilted Panel Points Uniquely Positioned Stirrup Bars Extended Contourbloc®

Moulded Knee Inserts Quilted Panel Points Uniquely Positioned Stirrup Bars

Deep Pony Seat

Moulded Knee Inserts Quilted Panel Points

Leather Covered Buttons Stitched Stirrup Keeper Loop Stitched Points

Quilted Panel Points Leather Covered Buttons Stitched Stirrup Keeper Loop Deep Pony Seat

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Long Stitched Double Girth Points

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Standard Features Elastiflex Tree Safety Girth Point System Finest Quality European Leather Ergonomic Stirrup Bar

Double Lined Opulence Leather Adjustable

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Adjustable Y

Adjustable Y

Adjustable Y

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* Model specifications and availability may vary from country to country. Please contact your local distributor/retailer for further information. ** Refer to the Saddle Size Conversion chart at the back of this brochure. † Available in UK and Scandinavia only

Bates Dressage and Show Saddles Colours Sizes Options Key Features

Bates Isabell

Bates Innova Standard Contourbloc®

Bates Innova Extended Contourbloc®

Bates Dressage

Bates Pony Dressage

Bates WIDE Dressage

Bates Show

Bates Pony Show

Classic Black, Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18���]

Classic Black, Classic Brown 0,1,2**

Classic Black, Classic Brown 0,1, 2**

Classic Black, Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”]

Classic Black, Classic Brown 38cm, 40cm, [15”, 16”]

Classic Black, Classic Brown 40cm, 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16”, 16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”]

Classic Black, Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm [16.5”, 17”]

Classic Black, Classic Brown 38cm, 40cm [15”, 16”]

N/A

Long Flap in sizes 1 & 2 only

Long Flap in sizes 1 & 2 only

Forward Bar

Long Flap Option

N/A

Short Girth Points Option†

Long Flap Option Short Girth Points Option†

Moulded Knee Inserts Recessed Stirrup Channel Quilted Panel Points Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bars Overgirth

Quilted Panel Points Uniquely Positioned Stirrup Bars Standard Contourbloc®

Quilted Panel Points Uniquely Positioned Stirrup Bars Extended Contourbloc®

Moulded Knee Inserts Quilted Panel Points Uniquely Positioned Stirrup Bars

Deep Pony Seat

Moulded Knee Inserts Quilted Panel Points

Leather Covered Buttons Stitched Stirrup Keeper Loop Stitched Points

Quilted Panel Points Leather Covered Buttons Stitched Stirrup Keeper Loop Deep Pony Seat

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   

Pony Elastiflex

WIDE Elastiflex

Pony Elastiflex

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  

   

  

  

   Pony 

  WIDE  

  

   Pony

N/A

N/A

Adjustable Y

Adjustable Y

Long Stitched Double Girth Points

Adjustable Y

Standard Features Elastiflex Tree Safety Girth Point System Finest Quality European Leather Ergonomic Stirrup Bar

Double Lined Opulence Leather Adjustable

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Systems CAIR® Cushion System* EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System EASY-CHANGE® Riser System Adjustable Flexibloc System Girthing System*

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N/A

N/A

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Adjustable Y

Adjustable Y

Adjustable Y

Adjustable Y

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Bat es

Jump Saddles Bates Jump Saddles deliver the ultimate close contact and balanced position for the rider, whilst achieving a significant competitive advantage for the horse. In showjumping, saddle design has an significant impact on the horse’s performance. Traditionally, jumping saddles have focused on rider position with a compromise on a stable, supportive and optimal fit for the horse’s back. Working with world leading show jumpers, Bates have developed a range that maximises the comfort and support of the horse and the stability of the saddle, whilst achieving optimal balance and an ultra close contact feel demanded by the rider.

Fluid communication + Comfort = Confidence

Comfort + Communication = Synergy

Security + Optimal positioning = Total focus

Feel + Optimal positioning = Success

Experience the difference of a Bates Jump Saddle featuring the CAIR® Cushion System and EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution.

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Bat es

Jump Saddles Bates Jump Saddles deliver the ultimate close contact and balanced position for the rider, whilst achieving a significant competitive advantage for the horse. In showjumping, saddle design has an significant impact on the horse’s performance. Traditionally, jumping saddles have focused on rider position with a compromise on a stable, supportive and optimal fit for the horse’s back. Working with world leading show jumpers, Bates have developed a range that maximises the comfort and support of the horse and the stability of the saddle, whilst achieving optimal balance and an ultra close contact feel demanded by the rider.

Fluid communication + Comfort = Confidence

Comfort + Communication = Synergy

Security + Optimal positioning = Total focus

Feel + Optimal positioning = Success

Experience the difference of a Bates Jump Saddle featuring the CAIR® Cushion System and EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution.

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Bates Elevation Joining forces with elite showjumpers, Bates Saddles pioneered the world’s first truly close contact jump saddle that is focused on both horse and rider performance. This saddle achieves unprecedented close contact, perfect balance and stability for the rider. For the horse, it features an anatomic tree that reduces any inclination for the saddle to lift, offers a completely customisable fit and the leading panel system for unparalleled impact absorption and comfort.

Bates Elevation Engineered for precision performance, combining technical design and innovation to raise the bar for both horse and rider.

Bates Elevation DS The deep seat Elevation model offers greater security and support for increased confidence.

Bates Elevation Colours Sizes Weight

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Bates Elevation DS Classic Black and Havana Brown Colours 42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”] Sizes 5.6kg [12.4lbs] Weight

Classic Black and Havana Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”] 5.6kg [12.4lbs]

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Bates Elevation Joining forces with elite showjumpers, Bates Saddles pioneered the world’s first truly close contact jump saddle that is focused on both horse and rider performance. This saddle achieves unprecedented close contact, perfect balance and stability for the rider. For the horse, it features an anatomic tree that reduces any inclination for the saddle to lift, offers a completely customisable fit and the leading panel system for unparalleled impact absorption and comfort.

Bates Elevation Engineered for precision performance, combining technical design and innovation to raise the bar for both horse and rider.

Bates Elevation DS The deep seat Elevation model offers greater security and support for increased confidence.

Bates Elevation Colours Sizes Weight

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Bates Elevation DS Classic Black and Havana Brown Colours 42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”] Sizes 5.6kg [12.4lbs] Weight

Classic Black and Havana Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”] 5.6kg [12.4lbs]

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Bates Elevation+ Bates Elevation+ This high performance model features the added performance advantage of double lined Opulence leather, renowned for its ultra soft and grippy characteristics, increasing rider feel and comfort.

Bates Elevation DS+ The deep seat Elevation+ model offers greater security and support for increased confidence and the added performance advantage of double lined Opulence leather, renowned for its ultra soft and grippy characteristics increasing rider feel and comfort.

Bates Elevation+ Colours Sizes Weight

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Bates Elevation DS+ Classic Black and Havana Brown Colours 42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”] Sizes 6.5kg [14.3lbs] Weight

Classic Black and Havana Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”] 6.5kg [14.3lbs]

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Bates Elevation+ Bates Elevation+ This high performance model features the added performance advantage of double lined Opulence leather, renowned for its ultra soft and grippy characteristics, increasing rider feel and comfort.

Bates Elevation DS+ The deep seat Elevation+ model offers greater security and support for increased confidence and the added performance advantage of double lined Opulence leather, renowned for its ultra soft and grippy characteristics increasing rider feel and comfort.

Bates Elevation+ Colours Sizes Weight

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Bates Elevation DS+ Classic Black and Havana Brown Colours 42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”] Sizes 6.5kg [14.3lbs] Weight

Classic Black and Havana Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”] 6.5kg [14.3lbs]

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Bates Caprilli Close Contact

Bates Momentum

The Bates Caprilli Close Contact Saddle offers a supportive seat for the rider to ensure safe, comfortable landings. Whether commencing your jumping career or competing at the highest level, enjoy exceptional balance and comfort. Broad and tapered panels offer tremendous support for the horse’s back, enabling greater freedom of movement.

The ultimate performance tool for serious eventers, the Bates Momentum delivers a seamless transition from your seat along your inner thigh for immediate contact with the horse. The forward cut flap and a low, narrow waist enable you to sit into, rather than onto the saddle, so you won’t get left behind.

Bates Caprilli Close Contact Classic Black and Havana Brown Colours 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm Sizes [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”] 5.56kg [12.3lbs] Weight

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Classic Black and Havana Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”] 5.8kg [12.8lbs]

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E® HANG EASY-CT SYSTEM GULLE

GER CHAN ILE Á N N FA C EISE ’ARÇO KOPF DE D RES ARCA ELBA ECHS AUSW

Bates Caprilli Close Contact

Bates Momentum

The Bates Caprilli Close Contact Saddle offers a supportive seat for the rider to ensure safe, comfortable landings. Whether commencing your jumping career or competing at the highest level, enjoy exceptional balance and comfort. Broad and tapered panels offer tremendous support for the horse’s back, enabling greater freedom of movement.

The ultimate performance tool for serious eventers, the Bates Momentum delivers a seamless transition from your seat along your inner thigh for immediate contact with the horse. The forward cut flap and a low, narrow waist enable you to sit into, rather than onto the saddle, so you won’t get left behind.

Bates Caprilli Close Contact Classic Black and Havana Brown Colours 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm Sizes [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”] 5.56kg [12.3lbs] Weight

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Classic Black and Havana Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”] 5.8kg [12.8lbs]

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Bates Jump Saddles Colours Sizes Options Key Features

Bates Elevation

Bates Elevation DS

Bates Elevation+

Bates Elevation DS+

Bates Caprilli Close Contact

Bates Momentum

Classic Black, Havana Brown

Classic Black, Havana Brown

Classic Black, Havana Brown

Classic Black, Havana Brown

Classic Black, Havana Brown

Classic Black, Havana Brown

42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”]

42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”]

42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”]

42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”]

42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”]

42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”]

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Flap options available*

Surcingle Slot*

Drop Panel Point Quilted Panel Points

Drop Panel Point Quilted Panel Points

Drop Panel Point Quilted Panel Points Recessed Stirrup Channel

Drop Panel Point Quilted Panel Points Recessed Stirrup Channel

Drop Panel Point

Drop Panel Point Quilted Panel Points

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   

 

 

Double Lined Opulence Leather

Double Lined Opulence Leather

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   

   

   

   

   

   

  û 

Short Triple

Short Triple

Short Triple

Short Triple

Short Triple

Short Triple

N O V A T

I O N

Standard Features Elastiflex Tree Safety Girth Point System Finest Quality European Leather Ergonomic Stirrup Bar Systems CAIR® Cushion System* EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System EASY-CHANGE® Riser System Adjustable Flexibloc System Girthing System*

* Model specifications and availability may vary from country to country. Please contact your local distributor/retailer for further information.

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Bates Jump Saddles Colours Sizes Options Key Features

Bates Elevation

Bates Elevation DS

Bates Elevation+

Bates Elevation DS+

Bates Caprilli Close Contact

Bates Momentum

Classic Black, Havana Brown

Classic Black, Havana Brown

Classic Black, Havana Brown

Classic Black, Havana Brown

Classic Black, Havana Brown

Classic Black, Havana Brown

42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”]

42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”]

42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”]

42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”]

42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”]

42cm, 43cm, 44cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”]

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Flap options available*

Surcingle Slot*

Drop Panel Point Quilted Panel Points

Drop Panel Point Quilted Panel Points

Drop Panel Point Quilted Panel Points Recessed Stirrup Channel

Drop Panel Point Quilted Panel Points Recessed Stirrup Channel

Drop Panel Point

Drop Panel Point Quilted Panel Points

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   

 

 

Double Lined Opulence Leather

Double Lined Opulence Leather

   

   

   

   

   

   

   

  û 

Short Triple

Short Triple

Short Triple

Short Triple

Short Triple

Short Triple

N O V A T

I O N

Standard Features Elastiflex Tree Safety Girth Point System Finest Quality European Leather Ergonomic Stirrup Bar Systems CAIR® Cushion System* EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System EASY-CHANGE® Riser System Adjustable Flexibloc System Girthing System*

* Model specifications and availability may vary from country to country. Please contact your local distributor/retailer for further information.

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A l l P u r p o s e S a d d les Bates All Purpose Saddles are the most technologically advanced in the world, delivering a new benchmark in comfort for both horse and rider. Underneath the finest European leather, the All Purpose Saddles feature all of the innovations and technology synonymous with the high performance, discipline related saddles. Rider’s will immediately feel the difference of world leading saddle design, as they experience instantaneous comfort, exceptional contact and supportive Flexibloc, which can be customised for their optimal riding position. The CAIR® Cushion System, EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution and Girthing systems, combined with an anatomically shaped tree and generous panel, ensure the saddle can be customised for your horse’s optimal comfort and your peace of mind.

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Comfort + Communication = Synergy

Security + Optimal positioning = Total Confidence

Fluid communication + Comfort = Freedom of movement

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A l l P u r p o s e S a d d les Bates All Purpose Saddles are the most technologically advanced in the world, delivering a new benchmark in comfort for both horse and rider. Underneath the finest European leather, the All Purpose Saddles feature all of the innovations and technology synonymous with the high performance, discipline related saddles. Rider’s will immediately feel the difference of world leading saddle design, as they experience instantaneous comfort, exceptional contact and supportive Flexibloc, which can be customised for their optimal riding position. The CAIR® Cushion System, EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution and Girthing systems, combined with an anatomically shaped tree and generous panel, ensure the saddle can be customised for your horse’s optimal comfort and your peace of mind.

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Comfort + Communication = Synergy

Security + Optimal positioning = Total Confidence

Fluid communication + Comfort = Freedom of movement

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Bates All Purpose The Bates All Purpose is the first truly high performance, general purpose saddle in the world, featuring cutting edge design and technology never previously seen in general purpose saddles. Experience the power of innovation with instantaneous comfort, security and balance, ensuring the most luxurious deep seat for pleasure riding, flatwork and some jumping.

Bates All Purpose SC The Bates All Purpose SC shares all the performance features of the Bates All Purpose, but features a lower and squarer cantle that is particularly suited for pleasure riding that involves more jumping.

Bates All Purpose Colours Sizes Weight

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Classic Black and Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”] 6.2kg [13.7lbs]

N O V A T

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Bates All Purpose SC Classic Black and Classic Brown Colours 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17���, 17.5”, 18”] Sizes 6.2kg [13.7lbs] Weight


Bates All Purpose The Bates All Purpose is the first truly high performance, general purpose saddle in the world, featuring cutting edge design and technology never previously seen in general purpose saddles. Experience the power of innovation with instantaneous comfort, security and balance, ensuring the most luxurious deep seat for pleasure riding, flatwork and some jumping.

Bates All Purpose SC The Bates All Purpose SC shares all the performance features of the Bates All Purpose, but features a lower and squarer cantle that is particularly suited for pleasure riding that involves more jumping.

Bates All Purpose Colours Sizes Weight

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Classic Black and Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”] 6.2kg [13.7lbs]

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Bates All Purpose SC Classic Black and Classic Brown Colours 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”] Sizes 6.2kg [13.7lbs] Weight


Bates VSD The Bates VSD shares all the performance features of the Bates All Purpose, but with a straighter cut flap and a unique placement of the stirrup bar, which together, encourage a longer, straighter leg, tending towards a Dressage position.

Bates WIDE The Bates WIDE features a truly high performance seat that delivers a level of comfort and contact never previously experienced in a WIDE saddle. A deeper seat and ultra narrow waist enables the rider to sit deeper ‘into’ the saddle for a well balanced and central position.

Bates VSD Colours Sizes Weight

Classic Black and Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”] 6.55kg [14.4lbs]

Bates WIDE Colours Sizes Weight

Classic Black and Classic Brown 40cm, 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16”, 16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”] 6.32kg [13.9lbs]

The Bates WIDE Saddle features the EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System WIDE offering you the choice of four interchangeable gullet plates (1XW – 4XW)

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Bates VSD The Bates VSD shares all the performance features of the Bates All Purpose, but with a straighter cut flap and a unique placement of the stirrup bar, which together, encourage a longer, straighter leg, tending towards a Dressage position.

Bates WIDE The Bates WIDE features a truly high performance seat that delivers a level of comfort and contact never previously experienced in a WIDE saddle. A deeper seat and ultra narrow waist enables the rider to sit deeper ‘into’ the saddle for a well balanced and central position.

Bates VSD Colours Sizes Weight

Classic Black and Classic Brown 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”] 6.55kg [14.4lbs]

Bates WIDE Colours Sizes Weight

Classic Black and Classic Brown 40cm, 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16”, 16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”] 6.32kg [13.9lbs]

The Bates WIDE Saddle features the EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System WIDE offering you the choice of four interchangeable gullet plates (1XW – 4XW)

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Bates Pony A pony saddle specially developed to give young riders a very comfortable and supportive seat for confidence in the saddle whether training, doing some jumping, or pleasure riding. The Bates Pony features the latest in world class saddle design and technology, never previously seen in pony saddles.

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Classic Black and Classic Brown 38cm, 40cm [15�, 16�] 4.75kg [10.5lbs]

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Bates Pony A pony saddle specially developed to give young riders a very comfortable and supportive seat for confidence in the saddle whether training, doing some jumping, or pleasure riding. The Bates Pony features the latest in world class saddle design and technology, never previously seen in pony saddles.

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Classic Black and Classic Brown 38cm, 40cm [15�, 16�] 4.75kg [10.5lbs]

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Bates All Purpose Saddles Colours Sizes Options Key Features

Bates All Purpose

Bates All Purpose SC

Bates VSD

Bates WIDE

Bates Pony

Classic Black, Classic Brown

Classic Black, Classic Brown

Classic Black, Classic Brown

Classic Black, Classic Brown

Classic Black, Classic Brown

42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”]

42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”]

42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”]

40cm, 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16”, 16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”]

38cm, 40cm [15”, 16”]

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Moulded Knee Inserts Drop Panel Point

Moulded Knee Inserts Drop Panel Point Lower, Squarer Cantle

Moulded Knee Inserts Drop Panel Point Uniquely Positioned Stirrup Bar

Moulded Knee Inserts Drop Panel Point

Drop Panel Point Deep Pony Seat Short Points

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   

   

WIDE Elastiflex

Pony Elastiflex

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  

   

   

   

 WIDE  

  Pony 

Short Triple with Point Strap and Balance Fitting Option

Short Triple with Point Strap and Balance Fitting Option

Short Triple with Point Strap and Balance Fitting Option

Adjustable Y*

Adjustable Y*

Standard Features Elastiflex Tree Safety Girth Point System Finest Quality European Leather Ergonomic Stirrup Bar Systems CAIR® Cushion System* EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System EASY-CHANGE® Riser System Adjustable Flexibloc System Girthing System*

* Model specifications and availability may vary from country to country. Please contact your local distributor/retailer for further information.

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Bates All Purpose Saddles Colours Sizes Options Key Features

Bates All Purpose

Bates All Purpose SC

Bates VSD

Bates WIDE

Bates Pony

Classic Black, Classic Brown

Classic Black, Classic Brown

Classic Black, Classic Brown

Classic Black, Classic Brown

Classic Black, Classic Brown

42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”]

42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”]

42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”]

40cm, 42cm, 43cm, 44cm, 46cm [16”, 16.5”, 17”, 17.5”, 18”]

38cm, 40cm [15”, 16”]

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Moulded Knee Inserts Drop Panel Point

Moulded Knee Inserts Drop Panel Point Lower, Squarer Cantle

Moulded Knee Inserts Drop Panel Point Uniquely Positioned Stirrup Bar

Moulded Knee Inserts Drop Panel Point

Drop Panel Point Deep Pony Seat Short Points

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   

   

WIDE Elastiflex

Pony Elastiflex

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   

   

   

 WIDE  

  Pony 

Short Triple with Point Strap and Balance Fitting Option

Short Triple with Point Strap and Balance Fitting Option

Short Triple with Point Strap and Balance Fitting Option

Adjustable Y*

Adjustable Y*

Standard Features Elastiflex Tree Safety Girth Point System Finest Quality European Leather Ergonomic Stirrup Bar Systems CAIR® Cushion System* EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System EASY-CHANGE® Riser System Adjustable Flexibloc System Girthing System*

* Model specifications and availability may vary from country to country. Please contact your local distributor/retailer for further information.

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S to c k S a d d l e s Bates Stock Saddles build upon traditional design, focused on horse and rider comfort to ensure cutting edge performance with world leading saddle innovations and technology never previously seen in stock saddles. Bates Stock Saddles ensure both horse and rider can enjoy unprecedented comfort, balance and security even in the most demanding of situations. Your horse will show a marked difference, due to an anatomically shaped flexible tree, the fluid cushioning and impact absorption of the CAIR速 Cushion System, and the customisation offered by the EASY-CHANGE速 Fit Solution for an optimal fit.

Security + Optimal Position = Total Confidence

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S to c k S a d d l e s Bates Stock Saddles build upon traditional design, focused on horse and rider comfort to ensure cutting edge performance with world leading saddle innovations and technology never previously seen in stock saddles. Bates Stock Saddles ensure both horse and rider can enjoy unprecedented comfort, balance and security even in the most demanding of situations. Your horse will show a marked difference, due to an anatomically shaped flexible tree, the fluid cushioning and impact absorption of the CAIR速 Cushion System, and the customisation offered by the EASY-CHANGE速 Fit Solution for an optimal fit.

Security + Optimal Position = Total Confidence

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Bates Stock Saddles

Bates Kimberley CS Leading technology ensures the Bates Kimberley Comfort Seat offers the ultimate in comfort for you and your horse, whether trail riding, breaking in horses or working on the station. Traditional in looks, this saddle handles the modern demands of a high performance saddle. It is the only stock saddle with a tree that offers lateral flex to work with your horse’s muscular movement and world leading performance systems CAIR® Cushion System and EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System.

Bates Kimberley CS

Bates Kimberley CS with Swinging Fender

Colours

Classic Black and Havana Brown

Classic Black and Havana Brown

Sizes

Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large

Small, Medium, Large

8.5 kg [17lbs 15oz]

10 kg [22lbs]

Weight Options

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Short Fender

Poley Knee Pads Sculpted Supportive Seat

Poley Knee Pads Sculpted Supportive Seat

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Finest Quality European Leather

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Ergonomic Stirrup Bar

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Key Features

Bates Kimberley CS with Swinging Fender

Standard Features Elastiflex Tree

The Swinging Fender offers the same advantages as the Kimberley CS Saddle, but suits those riders who like the position and contact offered by the swinging fender.

Safety Girth Point System

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Systems CAIR® Cushion System* EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System

Bates Kimberley CS Classic Black and Havana Brown Colours Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large Sizes 8.5kg [17lbs 15oz] Weight

Bates Kimberley CS with Swinging Fender Classic Black and Havana Brown Colours Small, Medium, Large Sizes 10kg [22lbs] Weight

EASY-CHANGE® Riser System Adjustable Flexibloc System Girthing System*

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Adjustable Y

Long Double

* Model specifications and availability may vary from country to country. Please contact your local distributor/retailer for further information.

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Bates Stock Saddles

Bates Kimberley CS Leading technology ensures the Bates Kimberley Comfort Seat offers the ultimate in comfort for you and your horse, whether trail riding, breaking in horses or working on the station. Traditional in looks, this saddle handles the modern demands of a high performance saddle. It is the only stock saddle with a tree that offers lateral flex to work with your horse’s muscular movement and world leading performance systems CAIR® Cushion System and EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System.

Bates Kimberley CS

Bates Kimberley CS with Swinging Fender

Colours

Classic Black and Havana Brown

Classic Black and Havana Brown

Sizes

Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large

Small, Medium, Large

8.5 kg [17lbs 15oz]

10 kg [22lbs]

Weight Options

N/A

Short Fender

Poley Knee Pads Sculpted Supportive Seat

Poley Knee Pads Sculpted Supportive Seat

N/A

Finest Quality European Leather

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Ergonomic Stirrup Bar

N/A

N/A

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Key Features

Bates Kimberley CS with Swinging Fender

Standard Features Elastiflex Tree

The Swinging Fender offers the same advantages as the Kimberley CS Saddle, but suits those riders who like the position and contact offered by the swinging fender.

Safety Girth Point System

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Systems CAIR® Cushion System* EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System

Bates Kimberley CS Classic Black and Havana Brown Colours Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large Sizes 8.5kg [17lbs 15oz] Weight

Bates Kimberley CS with Swinging Fender Classic Black and Havana Brown Colours Small, Medium, Large Sizes 10kg [22lbs] Weight

EASY-CHANGE® Riser System Adjustable Flexibloc System Girthing System*

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N/A

Adjustable Y

Long Double

* Model specifications and availability may vary from country to country. Please contact your local distributor/retailer for further information.

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R e c ommend ed B ates

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Bates Flexiblocs Flexiblocs enable the rider to customise the support offered for their individual riding position. They offer great flexibility for altering the support offered by your saddle. There is an extensive range of Flexiblocs to choose from, depending on your discipline and all are covered in luxurious Bates leather to perfectly match your saddle. Discipline Dressage, Jump and General Purpose Classic Black, Classic Brown, Havana Brown Colours

Bates Stirrup Leathers

Bates Stock Stirrup Leathers

Bates Webbers

Bates Stirrup Leathers have been developed with rider comfort and safety in mind. They are extremely supple and slimline, featuring a stainless steel riveted buckle design, reducing the thickness of leather under the rider’s leg, eliminating any interference, while the webbing core ensures they will not stretch and cause unevenness. Bates Stirrup Leathers will perfectly match your Bates Saddle. Also available with contrast stitching to match the Bates Elevation range

Bates Stock Stirrup Leathers are designed to complement the Bates Kimberley Saddles and feature the customary 1 1/4 inch width with a superior webbing core for added strength. A traditional sleeve enables riders to ride with the buckle near the stirrup iron.

Bates Webbers are revolutionary stirrup straps made without buckles to reduce the lump under the rider’s thigh and provide closer contact to the horse. The single thickness under the leg removes excess bulk and interference, facilitating the accurate delivery of leg aids. Made in luxurious Bates leather to match your Bates saddle, with a webbing core to ensure they will not stretch and cause unevenness.

Colours

Classic Black, Classic Brown and Havana Brown

Sizes

110cm, 122cm, 137cm, 147cm, 160cm, 175cm [43”, 48”, 54”, 58”, 63”, 69”]

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Classic Black and Havana Brown

Sizes

147cm [58”]

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Bates Steady Grip

Bates Jewelled Keeper

Bates Cantle Nameplate

The Bates Steady Grip offers you improved security to maintain a strong and powerful position, whether on horses with expressive movement or tackling a demanding eventing course.

Accessorise your Bates saddle with Jewelled Bates Stirrup Keepers.

Personalise your saddle with a Bates Cantle Nameplate. The stainless steel plate can be engraved to complement any Bates Saddle that has silver furniture.

Classic Black, Classic Brown, Havana Brown

Colours

Classic Black, Classic Brown, Havana Brown

0/60cm, 1/70cm, 2/80cm [24”, 28”, 32”]

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Clear, Pink, Blue

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R e c ommend ed B ates

Ac c e s s o r ie s

Bates Flexiblocs Flexiblocs enable the rider to customise the support offered for their individual riding position. They offer great flexibility for altering the support offered by your saddle. There is an extensive range of Flexiblocs to choose from, depending on your discipline and all are covered in luxurious Bates leather to perfectly match your saddle. Discipline Dressage, Jump and General Purpose Classic Black, Classic Brown, Havana Brown Colours

Bates Stirrup Leathers

Bates Stock Stirrup Leathers

Bates Webbers

Bates Stirrup Leathers have been developed with rider comfort and safety in mind. They are extremely supple and slimline, featuring a stainless steel riveted buckle design, reducing the thickness of leather under the rider’s leg, eliminating any interference, while the webbing core ensures they will not stretch and cause unevenness. Bates Stirrup Leathers will perfectly match your Bates Saddle. Also available with contrast stitching to match the Bates Elevation range

Bates Stock Stirrup Leathers are designed to complement the Bates Kimberley Saddles and feature the customary 1 1/4 inch width with a superior webbing core for added strength. A traditional sleeve enables riders to ride with the buckle near the stirrup iron.

Bates Webbers are revolutionary stirrup straps made without buckles to reduce the lump under the rider’s thigh and provide closer contact to the horse. The single thickness under the leg removes excess bulk and interference, facilitating the accurate delivery of leg aids. Made in luxurious Bates leather to match your Bates saddle, with a webbing core to ensure they will not stretch and cause unevenness.

Colours

Classic Black, Classic Brown and Havana Brown

Sizes

110cm, 122cm, 137cm, 147cm, 160cm, 175cm [43”, 48”, 54”, 58”, 63”, 69”]

Colours

Classic Black and Havana Brown

Sizes

147cm [58”]

Colours Sizes

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Bates Steady Grip

Bates Jewelled Keeper

Bates Cantle Nameplate

The Bates Steady Grip offers you improved security to maintain a strong and powerful position, whether on horses with expressive movement or tackling a demanding eventing course.

Accessorise your Bates saddle with Jewelled Bates Stirrup Keepers.

Personalise your saddle with a Bates Cantle Nameplate. The stainless steel plate can be engraved to complement any Bates Saddle that has silver furniture.

Classic Black, Classic Brown, Havana Brown

Colours

Classic Black, Classic Brown, Havana Brown

0/60cm, 1/70cm, 2/80cm [24”, 28”, 32”]

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Clear, Pink, Blue

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Silver

Sizes

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Make adjustments within the saddle panel for optimal balance and clearance.

EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System

EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System WIDE

EASY-CHANGE® Riser System

INDIVIDUAL EASY-CHANGE® GULLET PACKS contain your chosen size gullet, along with all of the fixings required to fit it to your Bates Saddle.

INDIVIDUAL EASY-CHANGE® WIDE GULLET PACKS contain your chosen size gullet, along with all of the fixings required to fit it to your Bates WIDE Saddle.

Make adjustments within the saddle panel for optimal balance and clearance.

Together the EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System and EASY-CHANGE® Riser System offer unparalleled scope of adjustment for a total fitting solution ensuring your horse’s absolute comfort and your peace of mind.

COMPLETE EASY-CHANGE® GULLET PACKS contain an EASY-CHANGE® Gullet Gauge to help assess the correct size gullet for your horse and all five gullet plate options (medium gullet plate is fitted as standard in your saddle) along with fixings for fitting them in your Bates Saddle.

COMPLETE EASY-CHANGE® WIDE GULLET PACKS contain an EASY-CHANGE® Gullet Gauge to help assess the correct size gullet for your horse and all four interchangeable gullet plates (2XW plate is fitted as standard in your saddle) along with fixings for fitting them in your Bates WIDE saddle.

All adjustments are measurable, symmetrical and completely reversible ensuring total confidence in your saddle’s ability to be custom fitted to your horse’s changing shape for optimal comfort and performance.

EASY-CHANGE® GULLET GAUGE is a tool to help the correct size gullet to be selected to fit your horse. The gullet gauge can be used to monitor how the saddle fits over the horse’s wither by performing checks every three to six months or when the type of work the horse is doing changes.

EASY-CHANGE® GULLET GAUGE is a tool to help the correct size gullet to fit your horse. The gullet gauge can be used to monitor how the saddle fits over the horse’s wither by performing checks every three to six months or when the type of work the horse is doing changes.

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Narrow, Medium/Narrow, Medium, Medium/Wide, Wide, Extra Wide

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EASY-CHANGE® RISER PONY PACK contains a total of six pairs of risers and the locating tool. Risers are available in front, centre and rear pairs with two different thicknesses for each.

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1XW, 2XW, 3XW, 4XW

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EASY-CHANGE® RISER SYSTEM STANDARD PACK contains a total of 10 pairs of risers and the locating tool. Risers are available in front, centre and rear pairs with four different thicknesses for the front and rear pairs and two thicknesses for the centre pairs.

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= Select the optimal tree width for your horse’s current shape and muscling.

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Make adjustments within the saddle panel for optimal balance and clearance.

EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System

EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System WIDE

EASY-CHANGE® Riser System

INDIVIDUAL EASY-CHANGE® GULLET PACKS contain your chosen size gullet, along with all of the fixings required to fit it to your Bates Saddle.

INDIVIDUAL EASY-CHANGE® WIDE GULLET PACKS contain your chosen size gullet, along with all of the fixings required to fit it to your Bates WIDE Saddle.

Make adjustments within the saddle panel for optimal balance and clearance.

Together the EASY-CHANGE® Gullet System and EASY-CHANGE® Riser System offer unparalleled scope of adjustment for a total fitting solution ensuring your horse’s absolute comfort and your peace of mind.

COMPLETE EASY-CHANGE® GULLET PACKS contain an EASY-CHANGE® Gullet Gauge to help assess the correct size gullet for your horse and all five gullet plate options (medium gullet plate is fitted as standard in your saddle) along with fixings for fitting them in your Bates Saddle.

COMPLETE EASY-CHANGE® WIDE GULLET PACKS contain an EASY-CHANGE® Gullet Gauge to help assess the correct size gullet for your horse and all four interchangeable gullet plates (2XW plate is fitted as standard in your saddle) along with fixings for fitting them in your Bates WIDE saddle.

All adjustments are measurable, symmetrical and completely reversible ensuring total confidence in your saddle’s ability to be custom fitted to your horse’s changing shape for optimal comfort and performance.

EASY-CHANGE® GULLET GAUGE is a tool to help the correct size gullet to be selected to fit your horse. The gullet gauge can be used to monitor how the saddle fits over the horse’s wither by performing checks every three to six months or when the type of work the horse is doing changes.

EASY-CHANGE® GULLET GAUGE is a tool to help the correct size gullet to fit your horse. The gullet gauge can be used to monitor how the saddle fits over the horse’s wither by performing checks every three to six months or when the type of work the horse is doing changes.

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EASY-CHANGE® RISER PONY PACK contains a total of six pairs of risers and the locating tool. Risers are available in front, centre and rear pairs with two different thicknesses for each.

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EASY-CHANGE® RISER SYSTEM STANDARD PACK contains a total of 10 pairs of risers and the locating tool. Risers are available in front, centre and rear pairs with four different thicknesses for the front and rear pairs and two thicknesses for the centre pairs.

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Bates saddles, featuring the revolutionary EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution, offer the highest flexibility for achieving an optimal fit and the ultimate performance for your horse.

Checking for sufficient clearance

It’s always recommended that you seek professional advice on your horse’s saddle fit, where possible. However, the following information can assist you in not only assessing your saddle fit, but understanding when simple adjustments should be made. In order to check the clearance, bearing and balance of a saddle it is important that the saddle is initially positioned correctly.

Your saddle should bear evenly on your horse’s back, providing a close fit. Run your hand between the horse and the panel of the saddle to check for even bearing. If your saddle features the CAIR® Cushion System it’s important that a rider sits in the saddle to check the bearing, as the air panels become dynamic under the rider’s weight.

Ensure your horse is standing square and is on level ground. In order to check the clearance, bearing and balance of the saddle, it’s important the saddle is initially positioned correctly. Locate your horse’s shoulder and check to see that the nail of the saddle is approximately three fingers distance from the edge of your horse’s shoulder.

Check that the deepest part of the saddle is central and level to ensure perfect saddle balance.

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Checking for even bearing

Checking for a balanced seat

Should your saddle require further adjustments, select the optimal combination of EASY-CHANGE® Risers to achieve sufficient clearance, even bearing and perfect balance.

NB. The innovative systems in our saddles offer unsurpassed flexibility in achieving an optimal fit, however, no one saddle can claim to fit any horse. It is always recommended you seek ongoing professional advice on the fit and in meeting the unique needs of each horse/ rider combination.

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Sufficient clearance of your horse’s wither across the width and length of the spine should be maintained at all times. Check to see that the channel of the saddle is clear of your horse’s wither and spine through the length of the saddle.

Saddle Size Conversion Chart

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After the initial saddle fit, we recommend that you have the fit of your saddle checked within the first three months, as it will settle in the head during the initial riding period, as is standard with all new saddles. Following this initial settling in period, your saddle fit should then be assessed every six months throughout your saddle’s life to ensure the saddle continues to fit correctly as your horse changes shape according to its age, level of fitness and work programme.

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Inches 16½” - 17” 17” - 17½” 17½” - 18” 15” 16” 16½” 17” 17½” 18” 19”

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cms 42cm - 43cm 43cm - 44cm 44cm - 46cm 38cm 40cm 42cm 43cm 44cm 46cm 48cm

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an opti mal fi t

Bates saddles, featuring the revolutionary EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution, offer the highest flexibility for achieving an optimal fit and the ultimate performance for your horse.

Checking for sufficient clearance

It’s always recommended that you seek professional advice on your horse’s saddle fit, where possible. However, the following information can assist you in not only assessing your saddle fit, but understanding when simple adjustments should be made. In order to check the clearance, bearing and balance of a saddle it is important that the saddle is initially positioned correctly.

Your saddle should bear evenly on your horse’s back, providing a close fit. Run your hand between the horse and the panel of the saddle to check for even bearing. If your saddle features the CAIR® Cushion System it’s important that a rider sits in the saddle to check the bearing, as the air panels become dynamic under the rider’s weight.

Ensure your horse is standing square and is on level ground. In order to check the clearance, bearing and balance of the saddle, it’s important the saddle is initially positioned correctly. Locate your horse’s shoulder and check to see that the nail of the saddle is approximately three fingers distance from the edge of your horse’s shoulder.

Check that the deepest part of the saddle is central and level to ensure perfect saddle balance.

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Checking for even bearing

Checking for a balanced seat

Should your saddle require further adjustments, select the optimal combination of EASY-CHANGE® Risers to achieve sufficient clearance, even bearing and perfect balance.

NB. The innovative systems in our saddles offer unsurpassed flexibility in achieving an optimal fit, however, no one saddle can claim to fit any horse. It is always recommended you seek ongoing professional advice on the fit and in meeting the unique needs of each horse/ rider combination.

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Sufficient clearance of your horse’s wither across the width and length of the spine should be maintained at all times. Check to see that the channel of the saddle is clear of your horse’s wither and spine through the length of the saddle.

Saddle Size Conversion Chart

M a in t aining

After the initial saddle fit, we recommend that you have the fit of your saddle checked within the first three months, as it will settle in the head during the initial riding period, as is standard with all new saddles. Following this initial settling in period, your saddle fit should then be assessed every six months throughout your saddle’s life to ensure the saddle continues to fit correctly as your horse changes shape according to its age, level of fitness and work programme.

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cms 42cm - 43cm 43cm - 44cm 44cm - 46cm 38cm 40cm 42cm 43cm 44cm 46cm 48cm

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C a r i n g f or your Bat e s Saddle Proper care is crucial to maximising the performance of your Bates saddle. It is a natural product and its life is reliant on maintaining a certain level of moisture. Your saddle should be regularly cleaned, using glycerine saddle soap and a damp cloth or sponge to remove dirt, which may otherwise scratch the surface. Cleaning should always be followed with a rich, wax-based dressing, such as Bates Leather Balsam. We do not recommend the use of oil on your saddle. Prior to riding in your new saddle, it is recommended that you liberally dress your saddle with Bates Leather Balsam, allowing it to soak in overnight. The overnight process ensures maximum penetration into the leather,

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helping to seal in the moisture and protect your saddle. Bates Leather Cream can also be used to replenish and rejuvenate the moisture content in your saddle, however a leather balsam penetrates deeper into the leather and offers a surface barrier, protecting against wear, water and sweat. Apply your leather balsam or cream heavily in high wear areas, such as the top of the saddle flap where the stirrup leathers will rub. You may apply your dressing to all areas of your saddle that are not suede, including the padded inserts and girth straps. Treated in this manner, you will achieve the traditional, rich patina of aged worked leather and can expect years of excellent service from your saddle.

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C a r i n g f or your Bat e s Saddle Proper care is crucial to maximising the performance of your Bates saddle. It is a natural product and its life is reliant on maintaining a certain level of moisture. Your saddle should be regularly cleaned, using glycerine saddle soap and a damp cloth or sponge to remove dirt, which may otherwise scratch the surface. Cleaning should always be followed with a rich, wax-based dressing, such as Bates Leather Balsam. We do not recommend the use of oil on your saddle. Prior to riding in your new saddle, it is recommended that you liberally dress your saddle with Bates Leather Balsam, allowing it to soak in overnight. The overnight process ensures maximum penetration into the leather,

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helping to seal in the moisture and protect your saddle. Bates Leather Cream can also be used to replenish and rejuvenate the moisture content in your saddle, however a leather balsam penetrates deeper into the leather and offers a surface barrier, protecting against wear, water and sweat. Apply your leather balsam or cream heavily in high wear areas, such as the top of the saddle flap where the stirrup leathers will rub. You may apply your dressing to all areas of your saddle that are not suede, including the padded inserts and girth straps. Treated in this manner, you will achieve the traditional, rich patina of aged worked leather and can expect years of excellent service from your saddle.

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Saddle innovations to optimise horse and rider performance

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For further information on the complete Bates range please visit batessaddles.com

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Stock availability and models may vary from country to country, please contact your local distributor/retailer for further information. The content is for information purposes only and may be subject to change. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained is accurate and up-to-date, Bates Australia makes no guarantee and accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions it may contain. Photography by Glenn Hunt and Arnd Bronkhorst Fotografie

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Bates Saddles Brochure - Dec 2013