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Description

Beneath the traditional lines and elegant appearance, the Bates Dressage saddle offers high performance, as focused on ensuring your horse’s comfort and a balanced rider position. Featuring an Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar and a narrow waist with greater width behind the rider for increased support of an optimal dressage position.

Featuring: 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. Heritage Leather - Bates 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 heritage leather is a smooth finish more "traditional" flap leather type you would see on many saddles. This leather is used on many of the Bates performance saddle range.

What our fitters think: “The Bates dressage saddle has evolved over the years and now features an array of unrivalled technical features to help both horse and rider from the EASY-CHANGE adjustable gullet system to the adjustable ergonomic stirrup bar to ensure the rider has the leg in the correct place for them. Another thing we love about this model is the 3 leather options making this saddle available for a variety of budget price points.”

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Bates Dressage *NEW* Black 17"

Bates

SKU: SDN-1293
Regular price £1,799.00
Unit price
per 

Condition: 5.0

Serial No:"B 23 04 0098-43"

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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:

  • Middle
  • Point
  • V-Web

Description

Beneath the traditional lines and elegant appearance, the Bates Dressage saddle offers high performance, as focused on ensuring your horse’s comfort and a balanced rider position. Featuring an Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar and a narrow waist with greater width behind the rider for increased support of an optimal dressage position.

Featuring: 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. Heritage Leather - Bates 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 heritage leather is a smooth finish more "traditional" flap leather type you would see on many saddles. This leather is used on many of the Bates performance saddle range.

What our fitters think: “The Bates dressage saddle has evolved over the years and now features an array of unrivalled technical features to help both horse and rider from the EASY-CHANGE adjustable gullet system to the adjustable ergonomic stirrup bar to ensure the rider has the leg in the correct place for them. Another thing we love about this model is the 3 leather options making this saddle available for a variety of budget price points.”

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.