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Does your saddle fit?

Does your saddle fit?

The realisation our saddle may no longer be fitting correctly is often a slow and evolving one. Thankfully, our riding struggles can usually be resolved with adjustments...

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Why is your saddle slipping?

Why is your saddle slipping?

Changes to our horse’s age, diet, fitness and work programme will all impact the fit of their saddle. One sign that your saddle may need a...

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Checklist for buying a new saddle

Checklist for buying a new saddle

Buying a new saddle is a very exciting prospect, but we want to ensure we make a great decision.

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Where should your saddle sit?

Where should your saddle sit?

We were proud to produce this video in partnership with the FEI, Han Equestrian and Amanda Ross to help you to understand exactly where...

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Why dressage riders love the Bates Saddles girthing system

Why dressage riders love the Bates Saddles girthing system

While you’ll most likely be familiar with how a saddle’s seat and panels can benefit horse and rider, you may not have been introduced to the...

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Enhance your riding position with one simple adjustment

Enhance your riding position with one simple adjustment

‘Adjustable’ and ‘ergonomic’ may sound like fancy buzz words, but used together, they simply mean you can change something to make it more comfortable and efficient....

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Bates Saddles continues to support the Riders Minds initiative

Bates Saddles continues to support the Riders Minds initiative

"As part of our commitment to the equestrian community, Bates Saddles are delighted to support Riders Minds to raise awareness and promote the importance of mental...

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