Are Bates Saddles wool flocked?

Bates, Wintec, and Arena saddles have replaced wool flocking with the innovative air panel. The air panels create a fluid cushioning to hug your horse’s individual conformation and allow even weight distribution over the length of the panel.

Are Dover Circuit saddles wool flocked?

The Circuit Premier Deep Seat (DS) Saddle with wool-flocked panels can be adjusted to your horse’s best fit by a professional saddle fitter. Designed with a clean, classic look, this saddle features a comfortable deep seat, narrow twist and a close contact ride.

What are flocked saddles?

There are many options in “flocking” a saddle: Wool: the two most common types of wool uses are lambswool and jacobs wool. Artificial Flock: This is commonly some kind of acrylic type fiber, similar to what is found in throw pillows. Historically things such as carpet fibers have been used too.

Are Ikonic saddles wool flocked?

The customized panels are flocked with real wool and have a latex lining to disperse pressure and ensure the optimal comfort for your horse. Only top quality leather is used in the manufacture of the saddle.

What are skid row panels on saddle?

The k-panel may be called other things such as a skid row panel but the features are essentially the same; to provide extra depth and therefore balance, for a horse that has a downhill, forward placed scoop or narrower wither but larger shoulders.

Where is Bates saddle made?


How do you measure a saddle panel?

On the underside of the saddle, find the two parallel panels. You should see four felt knots embedded in the panels towards the front of the saddle. Measure the distance between the two knots that are closest to the gullet on each panel. Compare that to your horse’s width.

What is a CAIR?

The California Immunization Registry (CAIR) is a secure, confidential, statewide computerized immunization information system for California residents. The CAIR system consists of 9 distinct regional immunization registries (mostly multi-county regions).

What is Hart in saddles?

What is HART? Your guarantee that your saddle includes all the key innovations and performance features known to deliver the highest standard in comfort and performance for you and your horse. Saddle brands that offer the advantages of HART are Arena Saddles, Bates Saddles, and Wintec Saddles.

Are Wintec CAIR saddles adjustable?

Wintec is the worlds number one synthetic saddle brand. Their saddles are lightweight, durable, easy to maintain, and adjustable throughout the gullet system and CAIR panels.


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