The Bates All Purpose SC+ features a low, square-shaped cantle and the option for riders to use rear Flexibloc which is particularly suited for leisure riding involving more jumping. Riders will experience the power of innovation with instantaneous comfort, security and balance.
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. Opulence Leather - Select Bates saddle models feature soft milled, Opulence Leather on the exterior of the saddle. The Opulence 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 SC+ is a beautiful luxury take on the ever popular Bates All purpose saddle with a square cantle for a flatter seat profile and slightly more rider freedom when using to jump, not to mention the technical options this saddle offers including adjustable N-XW, adjustable stirrup bar and flexi contour knee blocks.”
serial number: B 22 02 0044-44+
*PLEASE NOTE: All adjustable saddles come with the Medium gullet bar as standard, we can change the gullet bar to the size required for a £5 fee prior to shipping, alternatively we can put the size needed in the box with the saddle for you to change and if you purchase the saddle and keep BOTH gullet bars the additional would need purchasing also. If only one bar is kept the other would need sending back to us*