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Bates Innova - Standard Contourbloc®

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The Innova saddle features a deep, yet surprisingly open seat that works in partnership with the revolutionary Contourbloc®, which is anatomically contoured to the rider’s leg.

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Available Colours

Classic Black Classic Black

Classic Brown Classic Brown

The Contourbloc® offers unprecedented security, as your leg rides in and behind the bloc, eliminating any ‘lifting’ of the leg without any restriction. The Innova saddle is available in Standard or Extended Contourbloc® options, which enables you to select the optimal support for your physique and riding position.

Features of the Bates Innova

High performance panel for your horse with a flatter and broader bearing area creating an exceptional contact footprint on your horse’s back.

The Innova’s tree is sculpted to be wafer thin in the waist, eliminating potential interference for men and women. The seamless transition from your seat through the length of your leg results from the interface of the panel and saddle flaps. You will feel your leg drops straight on to the horse with no interruption. 

The Contourbloc® is a groundbreaking innovation in dressage, anatomically contoured to your  leg making it distinctly unique. Enjoy unprecedented security, as your  leg effortlessly rides in and behind the bloc with no restriction.

Secure your stirrup leathers with the distinctive Bates Stirrup Keeper. Why not add a sense of style, colour and individuality to your saddle with the interchangeable Bates Jewelled Stirrup Keepers? Each stirrup keeper features three stones and are available in Clear, Blue or Pink.

Bates Innova - Standard Contourbloc®
Colours Classic Black, Classic Brown
Sizes 0, 1, 2* (size chart)
Weight 7.45kg (16.4lbs)

* Size Chart

INNOVA Inches cms
0 16.5” – 17” 42cm – 43cm
1 17” – 17.5” 43cm – 44cm
2 17.5” – 18” 44cm – 46cm

Model specifications and availability may vary from country to country. Please contact your local distributor/retailer for further information.

No one can judge the Bates Innova Saddle, until they have experienced it. To feel how it enhances your position without interference, offering security when needed, so you can ride relaxed and confidently in synergy with your horse.

Rozzie Ryan
dressage competitor (AUS)

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