Bates Kimberly Stock Saddle with Swinging Fender
Leading technology ensures the Bates Kimberley offers the ultimate in comfort for you and your horse, whether trail riding, breaking in horses or working on the station. Traditional in looks, this saddle handles the modern demands of a high performance saddle. It is the only stock saddle with a tree that offers lateral flex to work with your
horse’s muscular movement and world leading performance systems. The Swinging Fender suits those riders who like the position and contact offered by the swinging fender.
• Leading technology offers unsurpassed fit, comfort and performance in a stock saddle.
• Ideal saddle for trail riding, breaking horses, or working on the station/farm.
• Provides instantaneous comfort and all-day support in the saddle.
• Features include poley knee pads, a traditional stock stirrup bar, long double girth points and a swinging fender.
Available with flocked or CAIR Panels.
The revolutionary CAIR Cushion System replaces the traditional fillings in your saddle panel with air. There are two independently sealed air Cushions within each saddle panel. The concept of air, as the ultimate in cushioning for your horse, is simple. Air being a fluid medium will constantly adapt to the horse’s working muscles. This means that your weight will be distributed evenly across the entire length of the cushion, virtually eliminating pressure points.
This extraordinary comfort results in freer movement, better carriage, and a happier horse.
For such a simple concept the dramatic difference the CAIR Cushion System makes to your horse’s comfort and performance is profound.
Poley knee pads
The secure Poley Knee Pads offer support for your seat and leg while you remain comfortable, safe and confident when you and your horse are out exploring the countryside. The Poley Knee Pads support your balanced position while you are free to focus on riding.
For the ultimate stock experience, the Swinging Fender gives you close contact and flexibility as it moulds to your leg. By moving with you and your horse, the Swinging Fender provides for the ultimate close contact feel.
You have the option of a Standard or Short Fender
The short fenders model features a shorter fender length for the more petite riders leg length.
Bates saddles feature a generous panel, designed to ensure a large ‘footprint’ on your horse’s back, maximising the weight bearing surface of the saddle and resulting in a reduction in pressure and increased comfort for your horse. Coupled with a wide and even chamber, the performance panels support your horse’s working muscles and maximise movement in their shoulder area.
Features Heritage Leather
Heritage leather upholds traditional practices in natural oil and wax tannage, highlighting a desirable rich patina, characteristic of only the finest natural leathers. The high oil and wax content of this performance leather enhances your grip with optimal suppleness and a fully natural surface.
The CAIR Cushion System and EASY-CHANGE Fit Solution offer the greatest flexibility in achieving a customised fit and fluid cushioning ensuring your horse’s absolute comfort and your peace of mind.
Approximate seat size
Small = 16.5"
Medium = 17"
Large = 17.5"
Comes with a Medium Wide Gullet as standard, other gullet sizes are available for purchase separately.
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