Bates All Purpose WIDE Saddle

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Product Summary:

Bates WIDE All Purpose with CAIR in Heritage Leather

A cutting-edge all purpose saddle designed for the wider horse. Offers unprecedented luxury and comfort for the rider participating in multiple disciplines through a narrow and low waist that facilitates closer contact.



·         Heritage Leather uses high oil and wax content to enhance rider grip with optimal suppleness.

·         CAIR Cushion System provides significant performance advantages in the way it uses air technology to distribute the rider’s weight and cushions your horse’s back

·         EASY-CHANGE Gullet System WIDE, select the optimal gullet width for the horse’s current shape and muscling

·         EASY-CHANGE Riser System, make adjustments within the saddles panel for the optimal balance and clearance

·         Adjustable Y girthing

·         Recessed stirrup bar

·         Molded knee inserts

·         Drop panel points

Item Specifications:



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Easy Change Fit SolutionClick for Instructions
Style Item Number Model Number UPC
16 Black E002384 16 BLK BAPCWHXXXXCBL40 9329100000002
16 Brown E002384 16 BRN BAPCWHXXXXCBR40 9329100000002
16.5 Black E002384 165 BLK BAPCWHXXXXCBL42 9329100000002
16.5 Brown E002384 165 BRN BAPCWHXXXXCBR42 9329100000002
17 Black E002384 170 BLK BAPCWHXXXXCBL43 9329100000002
17 Brown E002384 170 BRN BAPCWHXXXXCBR43 9329100000002
17.5 Black E002384 175 BLK BAPCWHXXXXCBL44 9329100000002
17.5 Brown E002384 175 BRN BAPCWHXXXXCBR44 9329100000002
18 Black E002384 180 BLK BAPCWHXXXXCBL46 9329100000002
18 Brown E002384 180 BRN BAPCWHXXXXCBR46 9329100000002
Additional Information:

Bates Limited Warranty


Bates guarantees the Bates range of saddles for a period of two years against faulty materials, or workmanship. Further, the Elastiflex tree in your saddle is guaranteed against breakage for the lifetime of the saddle deemed to be 10 years. The warranty on a Bates saddle and its components are subject to use under normal conditions.


The warranty card should be retained by the purchaser, along with the original receipt as the reseller will require it should warranty work be required. Saddles which require a repair under warranty should ideally be returned to the reseller from which they were purchased .  Associated shipping costs are the owner’s responsibility. All fitting adjustments and saddle alterations should be made in accordance with the manufacturers recommendations.

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Gorgeous Saddle
This saddle is so gorgeous! The Bates stirrup keeper, the smooth lines, and modern style make this the MOST BEAUTIFUL SADDLE I HAVE EVER SEEN!
March 23, 2011
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How much does this saddle weigh (no leathers, no stirrups, just the saddle)?
Alice L on Feb 25, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This saddle weighs 14 pounds by itself.