A Bates Esperance saddle, made in 2000 just before Bates introduced easy change gullets, so this one does not have a gullet you can change yourself  it requires a saddler to open the saddle.  Bates saddles of this age were made in Australia, its a quality little saddle that looks fantastic for its age. 


A 15" saddle, but seat measures a little smaller at 14.5" so suited to the smallest riders.



Bates Esperance 15" Show / Dressage Saddle

SKU: c9734
  • Saddle Condition:  Very good.

    Wear/Damage:   a loss of shine under the stirrups no wear to the leather. Leather on one button is loose. 

    Colour: Black

    Seat Stamped Size:  

    Seat Size measured: 36.5cm /14.5"

    Tree Size Stamped:

    Tree Size Measured:   xwide gullet sighted

    Adjustable Gullet/Tree:  adjustable by a saddle

    Channel Width Midway:  7cm 

    Channel Width Rear:  5.5cm

    Panel Fill: flock

    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.

  • All saddles are automatically sold with a 7 day trial period . Saddle must be back in the post with tracking number supplied to us by day 8. eg if you receive your saddle/s  on a Monday then they must be back in the post by the following Monday.  Return post costs are to be paid by the buyer not Saddle Central.  Once the saddles are received back at Saddle Central you will be notified of their safe return. Your refund will be issued within 2 working days by the same method of payment as you used initially.