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Bates Artiste Size 2


This saddle celebrates the art of dressage – the sculpted performance conducted by horse and rider in choreographing every movement with emotion, power, and grace. Offering you a position so natural and a connection so sensitive, the saddle all but disappears and your performance is amplified.

What you’ll love about this saddle:

  • Synergy Panel for the ultimate for freeing your horse to perform to their full potential and giving you unprecedented connection. Offers shock absorption and protection for your horses back to offer maximum comfort.
  • Moveable FlexiContourbloc (External knee block).
  • Monoflap for close connection and clearer aids.
  • Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bar to customise the saddle to your individual riding position, ensuring perfect balance.
  • Quilted panel points
  • Running Y-Girthing system which enables customised adjustment for the horse’s individual conformation and maximises saddle stability, as it secures the saddle from both the front and rear.
  • S-BUCKLE Girth Point
  • Luxe leather that not only feels beautiful, it offers a tactile grip.

RRP $5995

Size measured: 17.5″-18″
Size stamped: Size 2
Gullet measured: Easy change
Gullet stamped: Red – Wide
-front: 15cm
-middle: 9cm
-rear: 7.5cm
Flap length:
-from top of stirrup bar: 43cm
-from top of flap: 33cm
Flap width: 33cm
Colour: Black
Panel fill: HART panels
Panel length: 47.5cm
Adjustable: Easy change
Condition of points: Excellent
Marks, damage or wear: Light stirrup wear, excellent condition
Accessories: Bates saddle cover


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NOTE: Images are of the actual saddle.  In the process of listing our saddles, the only correction made to images is the removal of background and the addition of a watermark.

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SKU: tsh-hk-bat-1644

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About the Brand


Bates Australia is one of the leading saddle manufacturers in the world. Originally established in 1934, Bates Saddlery was formed when Mr. George Bates borrowed $100 from his sister, bought a sewing machine and began to make saddles on the veranda of his home in Perth, Western Australia. Bates Australia is the parent company to Bates and Wintec Saddles.

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