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Bates Isabell Luxe Leather Dressage Saddle


Bates Isabell Luxe Leather


Bates Isabell Luxe Leather. The Bates Luxe Leather Dressage Saddle has a deep seat that positions the rider in a central and balanced position, making correct rider alignment almost effortless. Rider support is further ensured with molded knee inserts, recessed close contact stirrup channels, Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bars and the Adjustable Flexibloc system.

The Isabell also offers tremendous support for the dressage horse through the anatomic shaping of the Elastiflex tree, a generous performance panel design with quilted panel points, wide channel and CAIR® cushions—elements that add up to superior comfort and freedom of movement. The perfect fit is achieved as the horse develops thanks to the EASY-CHANGE Fit Solution.

This dressage saddle is crafted in Bates Luxe Leather, which is hand-selected from the finest calf leather in the world. It is cared for meticulously throughout its specialized tanning process to guarantee exceptional performance in strength, color richness and ultra-soft feel. The Y-Girthing System with over girth ensures saddle stability.

Description of features:

Elastiflex Tree, supported by the EASY-CHANGE Gullet, has a rigid head to maintain clearance over your  horse’s withers. It also has lateral flexion to work with your horse’s muscular movements in every stride. Precision engineered to be lightweight, symmetrical and ultra-durable, this tree is guaranteed against breakage for 10 years under normal riding conditions.


Luxe Leather Dressage

Adjustable Ergonomic Stirrup Bars allow you to alter the positioning of the stirrup bars, resulting in complete control over your preferred riding position.

Adjustable Flexibloc system enables you to customize the support offered for an individualized riding position. It provides great flexibility for altering the support offered by the saddle, dependent on usage.

CAIR Cushion system replaces traditional saddle panel fillings with air cushions air cushion technology. It provides significant performance advantages in the way it distributes your weight and cushions your horse’s back. The air cushions continually mold to mirror your horse’s individual conformation and working muscles. They ensure a close, even contact over a much larger weight-bearing area and help eliminate instances of pressure points.

In cushioning your horse’s back, the dynamic nature of the air ensures it works in synergy with your horse’s muscles, rather than your horse’s muscles working against a static medium. Additionally, air provides the ultimate shock absorption, reducing instances of trauma to the horse’s muscles in work.


Luxe Leather Dressage

EASY-CHANGE Fit Solution is comprised of the EASY-CHANGE.

Gullet system and the EASY-CHANGE Riser system. It offers a total saddle fitting solution for absolute horse comfort and your peace of mind.

Select the optimal gullet width in the EASY-CHANGE Gullet system for your horse’s current shape and muscling. Make adjustments within the saddle panels for optimal balance and clearance with the EASY-CHANGE Riser system. All adjustments are measurable, symmetrical and completely reversible, ensuring total confidence in the saddle’s ability.

To be custom fitted to your horse’s changing shape for optimal comfort and performance.

Y-Girthing system enables customized adjustments for your horse’s individual conformation. It maximizes saddle stability as it secures. The saddle from both front and rear

QUICK-CHANGE Girth Point system allows girth points can be fitted to factory standard throughout. The life of the saddle. This girth system also allows customization by a saddler or saddle fitter. The unique design ensures the girth points are highly durable and ultra slim-profile, which supports. A close contact feel and increased comfort for horse and rider.



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Additional information


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Original price was: $3,054.00.Current price is: $2,748.60.


Care: Due to the more natural properties of Luxe Leather, this saddle may require additional dressing to prevent moisture loss and to protect the leather, particularly in high areas of wear. Treated in this manner, your new saddle will achieve the traditional, rich patina of aged, worked leather and you can expect years of excellent service from your saddle.

    good sadle pad

    February 18, 2024

    Very nice saddle pad!

    Debbie Ayres

    excellent quality

    February 18, 2024

    My child adored her new saddle pad, which was highly recommended and of excellent quality considering the price.



    February 18, 2024

    The strap is superbly crafted! was my daughter’s Christmas gift, and she liked it.

    Felicia Atkins

    very comfortable

    February 18, 2024

    This saddle is a favorite of mine; and it rides comfortably and is well-made.


    Quality product

    February 18, 2024

    They fulfill my every need.

    Adrienne Rigg

    Fantastic saddle pad!

    February 16, 2024

    My new saddle fits the saddle pad under it nicely. It appears that my horse is content with the comfort. I’m glad I bought this, then.

    Rachael Jeter


    February 16, 2024

    Beautiful saddle, and so comfortable to canter on with my horse. The details are gorgeous. I have had my saddle for almpst a year now.

    April Vanetten