Bates 16.5 WIDE All Purpose English Saddle - Brown -Draft Horse Fit - FREE GIFTS Bates All Purpose Saddle With CAIR AND EASY CHANGE FIT SOLUTION Idea saddle for Drafts and Heavy Cross Breeds. Features of the Bates WIDE All Purpose Deeper seat and ultra narrow waist enables the rider to sit deeper ‘into’ the saddle for a well-balanced and central position. The Bates WIDE Saddle features the Easy-Change Gullet System WIDE offering you the choice of four interchangeable gullet plates (1XW – 4XW). (1X - 10")(2X - 10 1/2" Comes in the Saddle)(3X - 11")(4X - 11 1/2") maximized saddle stability is ensured with the adjustable Y-girthing system offering even distribution of pull from both the front and rear of the saddle. It is absolutely critical that you adjust this system equally on both sides of the saddle. The panel is ultra generous offering an exceptionally large footprint on your horse’s back maximising the weight bearing area of the saddle for greater comfort and performance. Luxurious comfort for your horse with broad bearing area that achieves a large footprint on your horse’s back. The wide and even chamber through the length of saddle enables generous clearance of your horse’s spine. Luxurious comfort for you, with a deeper seat for added security and greater confidence. A narrow waist provides closer contact, so you sit into the saddle rather than on the saddle. The Ergonomic stirrup bar enables the roller of the tongue on the buckle to be recessed into the bar and sit flush, which significantly reduces the bulk under your leg, by at least one thickness of leather. Classic Brown The Tree: anatomically shaped for a superior fit on a range of horse confirmations. Seat: Offers luxurious comfort and a well balanced position. The Panel: maximizes the bearing area to ensure absolute comfort of the horse. Adjustable Flexibloc System: customize your individual thigh support. Ergonomic Stirrup Bar: enables closer contact and greater comfort. Bates Stirrup Keeper: an assurance of unsurpassed quality and the radically different performance you can expect. FREE: Includes Bates Saddle Cover and Bates Leather Cream CAIR PANEL SYSTEM - simply air.... Fluidly working with your horse's muscles, the revolutionary CAIR panel system replaces traditional fittings in your saddle with air. The cushioning nature of air encourages your horse to soften, relax and engage. Seated closer to your horse, you become simply an extension of one another. Empower your horse with the ultimate in comfort. Works with EASY CHANGE GULLET SYSTEM and EASY CHANGE RISER SYSTEM- Your horse will change its shape as its maturity, type of work and level of fitness change. Together these systems allows you to ensure your saddle is suited to your horse's current shape and muscling. Please contact us if you would like to purchase the Complete Gullet System which includes 4 gullet sizes, spare tools, instruction booklet and Easy Measure Gullet Gauge and the Easy Change Riser System which includes Front Risers, Centre Risers and Small Rear Risers. These two systems make up the Easy Change Fit Solution. The retail price on these is $249.99. We offer with a purchase of this Bates saddle for an additional $125.00 Welcome to The Equine Arena "Horse N Riders Depot"!
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