The Bates dressage is an ideal choice for a rider wanting a  deep seat with a narrow twist and adjustable knee blocks.

Cair panels and an easy change gullet, currently fitted with a medium wide gullet, we can change to suit, add gullet alteration to your order.


A 2013 model,  purchased new in 2020. 


Includes original Bates fleece cover.


Bates Dressage Saddle 17"

SKU: s3743

Saddle Condition:  Excellent, near new.

Wear/Damage:  none

Colour: Brown

Seat Stamped Size: 43

Seat Size Measured: measures  42.5cm

Flap Length from Stirrup Bar: 42.5cm

Gullet Angle:  medium wide gullet fitted

Adjustable Gullet/Tree:  yes, Bates gullets N - XW. We can change to suit, add gullet alteration to your order, fee applies.

Channel Width Midway:  8cm

Channel Width Rear:  7cm 

Panel Fill: cair 

Panel Length*: 43cm *This is not a measurement of the entire panel but a measurement of the panel that will contact the horses back, this can vary slightly depending on the back shape. To measure your horses saddle platform refer to the measuring guide .


The fit of every saddle is unique. Even if the makers, models, and sizes are the same between two saddles, the fit may be different. Adjustments and customizations may have been made. 

All measurements provided have either been taken directly from saddle stamps, or are approximate measurements taken by Saddle Central staff. This information is provided as a courtesy, and is not a guarantee of size or fit.