Horse Tack Review


The Bates Innova will Raise your Expectations of a Dressage Saddle Forever!

Horse Tack - English Saddles

Bates Innova is the most innovative dressage saddle in the world. Groundbreaking innovations include the Contourbloc®, anatomically contoured to the rider's leg making it distinctly unique. Ride with confidence enjoying unprecedented security, as your leg effortlessly rides in and behind the bloc with no restriction. Contourblocs® function in partnership with a deep, yet surprisingly open seat, providing instantaneous comfort, and a seamless transition for total engagement through effective communication.

Innova features the ultimate performance panel with the CAIR® Panel System for even weight distribution and the ultimate comfort for your horse. Couple this with the EASY-CHANGE Gullet System® for unsurpassed flexibility in achieving an optimal fit.

• The Tree: Precision engineered for pure performance
• Innova Seat: Flawlessly supports your optimal position
• Revolutionary Contourbloc®*: Offers exceptional support and stability. *Globally design registered and patented
• The Waist: Seamless transition offers ultimate contact
• Adjustable Y-Girthing System: Anchors the saddle, evenly from front and back eliminating movement
• The Panel: Broad, flat and seamless contact
• CAIR® Panel System: for better performance and freer movement of horse
• New Generation EASY-CHANGE Gullet System: allows the saddle to be fitted to suit the horse's changing shape
• Bates Stirrup Keeper^: An assurance of unsurpassed quality and the radically different performance you can expect. ^Global Design registration applies