An excellent ‘starter’ or training dressage saddle. Has the classic Cair system which Shows signs of slight cosmetic wear on the flaps, but apart from that is in very good used condition. It has a 16ins seat with a wide width fitting, which is stamped as 42cms. The drop on the saddle flaps is 16.5ins from the stirrup bar. Made in 2007 and has been well looked after.
The Bates Caprilli Dressage Saddle is a classically designed dressage saddle offering excellent support for the rider’s sitting position.
Well Balanced Seat – Caprilli seat is narrow in the waist and wide in the sitting area to balance the rider comfortably.
Soft Knee Insert – Helps support and cushion the rider’s knee and lower leg.
High Tech Seat Foam – High Tech seat foams provide maximum comfort by absorbing shock and won’t ride down, flatten or harden like other seat foams or light weight gels.
Adjustable Flexibloc System – Enables rider to individually tailor their thigh and knee support.
CAIR Panel – Saddle panel is thinner than traditionally stuffed panels.
Uniquely Positioned Stirrup Bars – Positioned further back than the standard bar to effortlessly balance rider in ear, shoulder, hip and heel alignment.
Adjustable Y-Girthing System – Y-girthing system secures the front and back of the saddle.
CAIR Panel System – Revolutionary new air panel system that evenly distributes weight across the entire length of the panel, virtually eliminating pressure points. CAIR air panels fluidly adjust with the horse’s muscle movement.
Easy Change Gullet System – Allows on-the-spot adjusting of the saddle to fit correctly over the horse’s wither. Allows the saddle to be fitted to suit the horse’s changing shape.
Luxurious Hand Selected Leathers – This saddle is crafted using the finest hand selected leathers from Southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland. All hides are specially tanned to be highly resistant to sweat and to be soft and supple for horse and rider comfort.
Chrome Tanned Prestretched Leather Points – Prestretched for longer durability. Heavily waxed to seal the leather from water or moisture.
Lifetime Guarantee on Bates Tree – Bates Trees are guaranteed for the lifetime of the saddle.