What is Bates caprilli saddle?

The Bates Caprilli Close Contact saddle offers a supportive seat for the rider to ensure safe, comfortable landings. Whether commencing their jumping career or competing at the highest level, riders will enjoy exceptional balance and comfort.

What is a Bates caprilli saddle?

The Bates Caprilli Close Contact saddle offers a supportive seat for the rider to ensure safe, comfortable landings. Whether commencing their jumping career or competing at the highest level, riders will enjoy exceptional balance and comfort.

Where are Bates Saddles manufactured?

Now, all Bates’ R&D and marketing is done in Perth, but the saddles are sent directly from the factory in Vietnam to dressage and recreational horse riders around the world.

Are Bates Saddles good for wide horses?

Literally this wide dressage saddle has a narrower twist and deeper seat! This is a fantastic saddle for all those wide sports horses and performance cobs! Bates has had phenomenal success with their Bates WIDE range and they are releasing a new saddle.

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.

Do I need a narrow twist saddle?

You can have very narrow seaming and a very wide twist or vice versa. The twist of the saddle is crucial in determining this type of “feeling pulled apart” coming up. Because of the female pelvic structure and our muscles, most women will need a fairly narrow, upside-down u shaped twist.

Which saddles have a narrow twist?

An English saddle is always going to have a narrower twist in the seat than the same sized Western saddle. The reason is because of the difference in how the seats are built. An English seat is suspended over the tree by running webbing from the cantle block to the pommel.

What are Bates Saddles made of?

Bates saddles are made from top quality leather and feature Cair panels. These saddles offer a great range of adjustability, from the Cair panels, girthing options and changeable gullet plates.

Do all Bates Saddles have CAIR?

CAIR Cushion System: – The CAIR Cushion System is patented exclusively to Bates & Wintec saddles so this is something you won’t find anywhere else. It basically means that the traditional fillings within the saddle are replaced with air.

How much does a Bates saddle weigh?

Bates Innova with Extended Contourbloc速 Classic Black and Classic Brown Colours 0,1,2* Sizes 7.45kg [16.4lbs] Weight * Refer to the Saddle Size Conversion chart at the back of this brochure.

What is the Bates CAIR system?

The CAIR Cushion System replaces traditional fillings in the saddle panel with air cushions. While saddles look the same – whether they feature CAIR, flock, or foam – they behave very differently.

How do you use the wintec gullet gauge?

How to use the Easy-Change Gullet gauge – Bates, Wintec Arena …

Are all Bates Saddles leather?

Bates Saddles feature three main types of leather. Proper care is crucial to maximising the performance of your Bates saddle as its life is reliant on maintaining a certain level of moisture in the leather. Please refer to Caring for your Bates Saddle for detailed information on how to care for your Bates saddle.

What is opulence leather?

Opulence is a grain split suede leather that is aniline dyed and then precisely shaved for a smooth appearance.

Is Heritage leather real leather?

Heritage leather is genuine leather and of natural origin 100% free of chemicals and heavy metals in its production. In this way, the use of substances considered toxic to the environment is totally avoided, such as chromium, nonylphenol, and dyes.


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