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Bates All Purpose Saddle

SKU: 202228
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Regular Price: $1,699.95

Special Price $1,299.99


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The Bates All Purpose saddle has been designed with all the newest technology that Bates has to offer including the new Easy Change Fit Solution. Features of the Bates All Purpose saddle include:

  • Luxurious comfort for horse and rider
  • Moderate cut flap for flatwork, pleasure riding or jumping
  • Ergonomic, recessed stirrup bars reduce the lump of the stirrup leather
  • Fully adjustable FlexiBloc system; enables the rider to tailor their own knee support
  • Extremely soft knee pads
  • Point and balance girth option
  • CAIR panel system provides maximum comfort for your horse with a 5 year guarantee.
  • Easy Change Gullet System provides a custom fit for many different horses (ships with a medium gullet)
  • Easy Change Riser System allows you to balance the saddle
  • Elastiflex tree to facilitate excellent communication with a lifetime guarantee

    The Easy Change Fit Solution is the first total saddle fitting solution that not only enables full adjustment to be made to the saddle, but empowers riders to custom fit their saddles in a matter of minutes. Riders can select the optimal tree width for their horse's current shape using the Easy Change Gullet System or make adjustments within their saddle panel for optimal balance and clearance with the Easy Change Riser System. Together these systems offer unparalleled scope of adjustment for a total fitting solution that's not only easy, but measurable and completely reversible. Whether you are a serious competitor or simply ride horses for the joy of it, choosing a saddle with the Easy Change Fit Solution puts your horse's comfort first.

  • Additional Info

    Additional Info

    Brand Bates
    Manufacturer Weatherbeeta
    MPN No
    Country of Manufacture Vietnam
    Age Group No
    Gender No
    Lining No
    Panel Type No
    Seat Size No
    Thickness No
    Tree Width No
    Saddle Condition New
    Sale Items Closeout
    Material Leather
    Tree Type Adjustable
    Size Chart --Please Select--
    Video 1 Title Easy Fit Change Solution Video
    Video 2 Title How to modify your Bates/Wintec Saddle Fit
    Video 1 Source Url
    Video 2 Source Url


    Customer Reviews (1)

    Bates All Purpose with CAIRReview by Elayna from Cedar City
    I bought the havana colored Bates All Purpose Saddle with CAIR, adjustable gullet system, and riser insert system. I live hundreds of miles from the nearest saddle fitter, so I needed a saddle I could adjust myself. I have ridden in it for about 2 months, almost daily. I use the saddle mostly for trail riding and jumping.
    The seat leather and knee pads are super softly padded and grippy. The seat and twist are wide. The seat is deep and the knee pads are large. The "flexibloc" knee pads are hook and loop attached. They are slightly adjustable, more vertically than horizontally. This saddle very generously sized. I normally take a 17" but I ordered the 16.5 and it is plenty roomy for me.
    I love the 3 point girthing which give me more options.
    The panels are soft, and my sensitive horse seems to like it.
    One of the pommel nails popped off shortly after purchase, but the manufacturer was quick to send me a replacement.
    I think is is a very good saddle for this price point.
    (Posted on 8/19/2015)

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