The Bates Pony Show with Luxe Leather is a classically designed, elegant pony show saddle with covered buttons and short girth points. Featuring a low profile and a balanced seat with a narrow waist for improved communication and luxurious double-lined Opulence leather.
This used Bates Pony Show saddle is in very good condition with the usual flap wear and surface scratches you would expect to see on a second hand saddle.
CAIR panel system. 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! 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 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. 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.
What out fitters think: "This super little saddle just oozes luxury. Adjustable showing type saddles are nearly impossible to find on the saddle market so to have one with this much to offer and at such a high quality from a world renowned brand is amazing."