Bates Kimberley with Swinging Fender Saddle

The Bates Kimberley with Swinging Fender Saddle now features Heritage Leather which upholds the traditional European practices of natural oil and wax tannage. The high oil and wax content of this performance leather ensures optimum suppleness and enhanced rider grip. Leading technology ensures the Bates Kimberley with Swinging Fender Saddle offers the ultimate in comfort for you and your horse, whether trail riding, breaking in horses or working on the station. Traditional in looks, this saddle handles the modern demands of a high performance saddle with the addition of a swinging fender for riders who prefer the position and contact offered by the swinging fender.

It is the only stock saddle with a tree that offers lateral flex to work with your horse’s muscular movement and world-leading performance systems the EASY-CHANGE Fit Solution and CAIR Cushion System to maximise your horse’s comfort and freedom of movement. Your horse will enjoy unsurpassed adaptability for an optimal fit, even weight distribution and fluid cushioning for total comfort.

The Bates Stock saddle range:

Engineered for all-day comfort, the Bates Kimberley Stock Saddle range combines technical design and innovation offering you total comfort and security. There are two saddles within the range:

Note: The Bates Kimberley Saddle is referred to as the Bates Outback Saddle in the U.S.

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Product Specifications




Short fender

Key Feature

Heritage leather, Long double girth points, Poley knee pads, Sculpted supportive seat


11 kg [24.2 lbs]
*All weights are approximate and may vary by size and included options. These should be used as a guide only.


*During 2018 the metal plate at the rear of Bates Saddles may change to leather for a more traditional appearance.

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