Achieve unprecedented close contact, perfect balance and stability. Featuring an anatomic tree that reduces any inclination for the saddle to lift, the Bates Elevation DS+ offers a completely customisable fit and the leading panel system for unparalleled impact absorption and comfort. The Bates Elevation DS+ provides a significant performance advantage for the show jumper with serious aspirations.
“The Bates Elevation DS+ is a lovely technical jumping saddle. Deeper seated than the Elevation + so an ideal choice if you are looking for a supportive, yet close contact, adjustable jumping saddle which is super stylish to boot.”
- 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!
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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