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Bates Australia

Bates Australia is a leading saddle manufacturer originally established in 1934. Bates Saddlery was formed when Mr. George Bates borrowed $100 from his sister, bought a sewing machine and began to make saddles on the veranda of his home in Perth, Western Australia. [1] Bates Australia is the parent company to Bates Saddles and Wintec[2].

The family owned business, located in Perth, Western Australia, has successfully expanded into many international markets and can now be found in 36 countries around the world [3].


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