The Bates Hunter Jumper saddle features a supportive seat to aid a correct and effortless position for controlled performance. Maximise your horse’s freedom of movement with unsurpassed adaptability for an optimal fit, even weight distribution, fluid cushioning and the ultimate impact absorption for natural brilliance in the arena.
What our fitters think: "The Bates Hunter jumper is one of those truly versatile saddles. It would not look out of place in a showjumping, working hunter or even dressage arena. It looks a neat saddle, yet offering support for both horse and rider for a variety of activities including jumping, cross country/eventing, dressage, hacking and general riding."
- EASY-CHANGE solution fit - 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. All adjustments are measurable, symmetrical and completely reversible, ensuring total confidence in your ability to custom fit your saddle to your horse’s changing shape for optimal comfort and performance. It’s EASY!
- Adjustable Flexibloc system – The Bates saddles adjustable flexibloc system does exactly what it says on the tin. They are adjustable knee blocks designed so the rider can position them for the best optimum performance aiding.
- Ergonomic Stirrup Bar - The Bates saddle ergonomic, design registered, stirrup bar removes additional bulk under the saddle skirt, ensuring even closer contact and maximizing your comfort. The unique shaping offers secure attachment of your stirrup leather, while enabling the leather to come free if required during a fall. Selected Bates saddle 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
- Printed Heritage Leather - Bates printed heritage leather upholds the traditional European practices of natural oil and wax tanning. The high oil and wax content of this performance leather ensures optimum suppleness and enhanced rider grip. The printed heritage leather is a traditional flap finish with a printed pattern (like a traditional pigskin) for a little extra grip and durability.
Please note: this saddle is NEW TO ORDER we do not hold stocks of new saddles and lead times vary depending on brand