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Description

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. You will experience the power of innovation with instantaneous comfort, security and balance, ensuring the most comfortable deep seat for leisure riding, flatwork and some jumping.

Features: 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. Opluence Leather - Select Bates saddle models feature soft milled, Opulence Leather on the exterior of the saddle. The Opluence leather is Renowned for its ultra-soft and grippy characteristics, ensuring immediate rider comfort, security and reducing any ‘breaking in’ time traditionally associated with new saddles. Bates saddle models featuring Opulence Leather often offer additional features such as a recessed stirrup channel for the ultimate in close contact, wear patches for added durability and key innovations in rider comfort and adjustability such as an Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar. Included features will vary dependent on each Bates model.

What our fitters say: “The Bates AP+ is a beautiful luxury take on the ever popular Bates All purpose saddle, not to mention the technical options this saddle offeres including adjustable N-XW, adjustable stirrup bar and flexicontour knee blocks.”

Ex-Demo

Bates All Purpose+ Brown 17"

Bates

SKU: SP-12561
Regular price £1,100.00
Unit price
per 

Condition: 4.5

EX DEMO

Serial No:B 21 07 0538-43+

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Saddle Trial Available

Take two saddles on trial for 5 days.
Use code SADDLETRIAL at checkout.

Have questions? Call 01995 642 102

Full Specification

Width:

  • N
  • NM
  • M
  • MW
  • W
  • XW

Adjustability: Adjustable Gullet Bar

Saddle Material: Leather

Panel: CAIR / HART

Gussets:

  • Full Front Gussets

Girthing Options:

  • Point
  • Middle
  • Balance

Description

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. You will experience the power of innovation with instantaneous comfort, security and balance, ensuring the most comfortable deep seat for leisure riding, flatwork and some jumping.

Features: 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. Opluence Leather - Select Bates saddle models feature soft milled, Opulence Leather on the exterior of the saddle. The Opluence leather is Renowned for its ultra-soft and grippy characteristics, ensuring immediate rider comfort, security and reducing any ‘breaking in’ time traditionally associated with new saddles. Bates saddle models featuring Opulence Leather often offer additional features such as a recessed stirrup channel for the ultimate in close contact, wear patches for added durability and key innovations in rider comfort and adjustability such as an Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar. Included features will vary dependent on each Bates model.

What our fitters say: “The Bates AP+ is a beautiful luxury take on the ever popular Bates All purpose saddle, not to mention the technical options this saddle offeres including adjustable N-XW, adjustable stirrup bar and flexicontour knee blocks.”

3 ways to shop

We want to make saddle shopping as stress-free as possible, so we offer more ways to shop than any other saddlery.

Saddle Trial

Saddle Trial

Take two used or demo saddles on trial for 5 days at home.

Saddle Fitting

Arrange a Fitting

We will bring any suitable saddles you want us to fit.

Part exchange

Part Exchange

We take your old saddle in part-exchange for your new one.