View Full Version : Older Bates Momentum - deep/wide seat?

Mar. 15, 2012, 09:29 PM
I'm interested in a Bates Momentum I found. It's a 2006. Gorgeous looking but it's an eventing saddle. I'm wondering if it has the slightly wider, medium-deep seat of the Caprelli or Elevation. Anyone know? Thanks!

Mar. 15, 2012, 10:28 PM
Yes to both. It also has a flap that is quite forward. I bought one off of ebay and while it was super comfortable seat wise, it was way to forward for my normal- slightly longish Thigh. Sold it to a barn friend that is 5'10 with legs to her eyeballs and she loves it... fit her perfectly.

Mar. 15, 2012, 10:47 PM
Thank you so much! That's exactly what I was hoping to hear! I've ridden in the regular flap 17 in and it wasn't "just right". A little too big but not forward enough. The one I've found is a 16.5 with 14.5 inch-across flap. I think that will be perfect!