The Bates Advanta saddle was designed with every feature engineered to give the horse and rider the ultimate ADVANTAge...Feel your horse with perfect connection brought to you with a combination of technical features to find the riders "Sweet spot." Sharpen your reflexes: enjoy an effortless position as you’re poised for perfect balance at take-off, no matter the approach. Push your boundaries: your horse will be free to move with comfort, naturally and instinctively with greater endurance and a quicker recovery.
What our fitters think: "The Bates Advanta you can see has been made along the same lines as the Bates Artiste, to incorporate unprecedented adjustability and technical features with sheer luxury from a world renowned brand, Bates saddles."
- 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 Ergonomic Stirrup Bar - Featured on select Bates saddles; the Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar allows effortless horse and rider alignment for correct symmetry. The Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar can be easily repositioned by simply lifting the catch and sliding the bar to suit the rider’s individual position. The bar should then be secured by pressing down firmly on the catch and locking the bar into place.
- 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. SweetSpot - The "sweet spot" on a Bates saddle is designed with the combination of the Adjustable ergonomic stirrup bar suited to the ruder and the shape of the seat together provide the perfect optimum position for each individual rider's needs
- Synergy Panel - The Bates Synergy Panel is a closer fitting technical panelling option for optimal performance in jumping and cross country or eventing. Monoflap design - For the ULTIMATE close contact feel, favoured by event riders.
- Luxe Leather - Luxe Leather is hand-selected from the finest calf skin leather in the world and meticulously cared for throughout its specialised tanning process. Leading to an ultra-soft feel and level of grip to meet the unique demands of a luxury equestrian saddle. Leather is a natural product (a skin) and as such may show some minor marks, scars or colour variations within the Luxe Leather are not a fault and add to the individual character of any new Bates Luxe Leather saddle.