Bates Saddles offer highly specialised saddles for every discipline, engineered to bring out the best in you and your horse. Underneath the finest European leather you will feel the power of innovation. For you, the rider, enjoy instantaneous comfort, optimal balance and seamless contact with your horse, leaving you free to concentrate on your aids. For your horse, the CAIR Cushion System and EASY-CHANGE Fit Solution ensure their absolute comfort and your peace of mind. Revolutionise your riding experience and fulfil your potential in a Bates Saddle. Features the CAIR Cushion System - revolutionary new air panel that distributes weight evenly across the entire length of the panel - Better performance for horse and rider. Features the revolutionary Contourbloc, anatomically contoured for unprecedented support. Features the Innova Seat: flawlessly supports your optimal position. Low and narrow waist - sculpting to be wafer thin in the waist for closer contact. Multi-layered densities of seat foam for added comfort and adjustable Y-girthing which prevents movement in the saddle for increased security. New Generation EASY CHANGE Gullet System - now even easier to custom fit your saddle to your horse's horse's wither. Luxurious hand selected leathers - longer durability and increased performance.