We’re proud to partner with Bates Saddles

We love Bates saddles for their innovative designs and high-tech features aimed at enhancing comfort and performance for both horse and rider. Features like the EASY-CHANGE Fit Solution, Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar, and Adjustable Flexiblocs provide nearly endless options for customization to achieve the best fit possible. If you haven’t tried a Bates saddle lately, it’s a great time to schedule a test ride in one of our demos! If you’re outside our travelling range, we’re happy to help place an order for a saddle that will suit the needs of you and your horse.

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Ask us about Bates fitting clinics

As a Bates Saddles official fitter, we’re excited to announce that we’ll be available to host Bates saddle fitting clinics within our travelling area throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. If you’re interested in scheduling a clinic for your barn, riding team, or lesson program, please contact us for more information. 

Your new showjumping secret weapon… meet the Bates Victrix

Lightweight and compact, the ultra-close Bates Victrix offers your horse complete comfort and freedom in every stride. When every second matters and you are powered by instinct… trust in the Bates Victrix to be your ultimate secret weapon. Test ride the Victrix, available in black or havana with nine different highlight colors and matching luxe leathers.

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The Bates Advanta: Engineered for Perfect Connection

With an ultra-sensitive feel of your horse and effortless balance, together you are poised for take-off and prepared for the unexpected. Sharpen your reflexes and push your boundaries in the new competitive advantage.

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Bates Demo Saddles

If you haven’t tried a new Bates saddle recently, it’s a great time to take a test ride in one of our demo saddles! Saddle fitting clients within our traveling area may test ride any of our demo saddles during fitting appointments. Our stock of demos is always changing, but usually demo saddles are available in seat sizes 17″ or 17.5″, with a range of color, leather, and flap options to try. If you’d like to test ride any of our demo saddles below, click the button to schedule a fitting appointment, and be sure to let us know which model piqued your interest!

Bates Elevation DS+

Bates Elevation DS+

The Elevation DS+ provides a secure, deep seat (DS), with a wide seat area and a narrower twist for comfortable landings and a close feel with the horse. An anatomically shaped tree provides greater room for horse’s shoulder and reduces lifting at the back.

The Elevation DS+ features double-lined leather for an ultra-soft and grippy feel. This model can also be upgraded with Luxe leather and calf Flexiblocs. 

Features: EASY-CHANGE Fit Solution (gullet and riser system), Adjustable Flexiblocs, Ergonomic Stirrup Bar, moulded knee inserts, quilted panel points, recessed stirrup channel, short triple girth points. 

Colors: Classic Black, Havana Brown
Sizes: 16.5″, 17″, 17.5″

Bates Caprilli in brown Heritage leather

Bates Caprilli Close Contact+

The Caprilli Close Contact+ provides a secure, comfortable seat and classic close-contact profile. This model is engineered for excellent balance and comfort. The Caprilli Close Contact+ features double-lined leather for a soft and grippy feel, and may also be upgraded to Bates’ new Heritage leather. This saddle can also be ordered with forward flap or extended flap options. 

Features: EASY-CHANGE Fit Solution (gullet and riser system), Adjustable Flexiblocs, Ergonomic Stirrup Bar, quilted panel points, short triple girth points. 

Colors: Classic Black, Havana Brown, Heritage
Sizes: 16.5″, 17″, 17.5″, 18″

Bates Hunter Jumper Saddle

Bates Hunter Jumper Saddle

The Bates Hunter Jumper Saddle features a supportive seat to aid a correct and effortless position for controlled performance with a seamless transition from your seat along your inner thigh for immediate contact with your horse.

Features: EASY-CHANGE Fit Solution (gullet and riser system), Adjustable Flexiblocs, Ergonomic Stirrup Bar, drop panel points, short triple girth points. 

Colors: Classic Black, Havana Brown
Sizes: 16.5″, 17″, 17.5″, 18″

Bates Innova Mono+ in black luxe leather

Bates Innova Mono+

The Innova Mono+ features an innovative monoflap design, with a FlexiContourbloc and Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar for ultimate comfort and customization. The saddle has a deep, open seat which worked with the contoured thigh block to create an extremely close feel with your horse. This model comes standard with double-lined leather and can be upgraded with Luxe leather. 

Features: EASY-CHANGE Fit Solution (gullet and riser system), Adjustable FlexiContourblocs, Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar, quilted panel points, running Y-girthing, recessed stirrup channel.

Colors: Classic Black, Classic Brown
Sizes: 0, 1, 2

Bates Dressage+ Saddle

The Bates Dressage saddle offers elegant lines and traditional appearance with plenty of innovative features under the hood. The Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar and Flexibloc system allow you to personalize the fit to your optimal riding position, while the EASY-CHANGE Fit Solution makes it simple to achieve a comfortable, customized fit for your horse. The Bates Dressage saddle has a deep seat and narrow twist, with a broad sitting area for extra support and security. The Dressage+ model comes standard with double-lined leather, and may be upgraded to Luxe. 

Features: EASY-CHANGE Fit Solution (gullet and riser system), Adjustable Flexiblocs, Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar, quilted panel points, Y-girthing system

Colors: Classic Black, Classic Brown
Sizes: 16″, 16.5″, 17″, 17.5″, 18″