A compact dressage saddle suited to either a horse or pony and a petite adult or junior rider.

The seat is deep with a narrow twist, while the movable knee blocks and adjustable stirrup bar enable the rider to find a perfectly balanced position. 


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


Purchased new in 2019 and looks like its only ever been tried on.

Includes original Bates fleece cover.


Bates Dressage Saddle with Adjustable Stirrup Bar 16"

SKU: s3730

Saddle Condition:  Excellent, near new.

Wear/Damage:  none

Colour: Black

Seat Stamped Size: 40

Seat Size Measured: measures  40.5cm

Flap Length from Stirrup Bar: 41cm

Gullet Angle:  medium 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:  7.5cm

Channel Width Rear:  6.5cm 

Panel Fill: cair 

Panel Length*: 41cm *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.