Bates Caprilli Close Contact + Saddle with Luxe Leather & HART

We love the Bates Caprilli Close Contact+ with Luxe Leather because it features soft and grippy double-lined Opulence leather for optimal stability, balance, and comfort in the saddle. Broad and tapered panels offer tremendous support for the horse’s working muscles, enabling their greater freedom of movement. Upgrade to this Luxe Leather model to experience the prestige of owning a Bates saddle made especially for you! Your saddle will be covered in decadent and supremely grippy Luxe Leather, hand-selected from the finest calf leather in the world. Special order your new saddle in Luxe Leather for the ultimate in comfort and total luxury.

HART:  Horse and Rider Technology that promises a transformative power for your position and your horse's complete freedom of movement.  

  • EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution:  The EASY-CHANGE Gullet System and the EASY_CHANGE Riser System offer a total fitting solution for the horse's absolute comfort. 
  • CAIR® Cushion System:  Air constantly adapts to the horse's working muscles distributing their weight evenly, virtually eliminating pressure points.
  • Elastiflex® Tree:  Maintains clearance over the horse's wither with superior lateral flexion that works with the horse's muscular movement with every stride.
  • Performance panel technology:  Designed to ensure a large footprint on the horse's back, maximize the weight-bearing surface of the saddle, and resulting in a reduction of pressure.  
  • Comfort seat technology:  Multi-layered foams for exacting densities for instantaneous comfort and support for optimal position. 

    Please allow 12 weeks for delivery.  

    Customize your saddle fit with Bates Flexibloc®, EASY-CHANGE Gullet System, and EASY-CHANGE Riser System.  

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