Bates Caprilli Close Contact Heritage

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Product Summary:

Bates® Caprilli Close Contact Heritage Leather Saddle with CAIR
The Bates Caprilli Close Contact saddle is ideal for any rider focused on sheer performance. Whether you are commencing your jumping career or competing at the highest level, you will enjoy exceptional balance and comfort. Designed to offer you a competitive advantage, the flat seat is supported by a narrow waist, padded knee insert and adjustable Flexibloc system to aid safe, comfortable landings. Broad and tapered panels offer tremendous support for your horse’s back, enabling greater freedom of movement to reach new levels. 


  • CAIR Cushion System uses air technology to distribute the rider’s weight and cushions the horse’s back
  • EASY-CHANGE Gullet System, select the optimal gullet width for the horse’s current shape and muscling
  • EASY-CHANGE Riser System, make adjustments within the saddles panel for the optimal balance and clearance
  • Quick-Change Girth Point System - Short Triple
  • Molded knee inserts
  • Quilted panel points
  • Drop panel points
  • Rear Flexibloc
  • Forward Flap is both longer and more forward than the regular flap
  • Extended (Long) flap is longer than regular flap
Item Specifications:
Classic Brown


Heritage Leather
Weight: 14.3 lbs 

Downloadable Resources
Style Item Number Model Number UPC
16.5 Regular SLT900610 1650R BCCCRBHXXXCBR42 9329097064278
17 Regular SLT900610 1700R BCCCRBHXXXCBR43 9329097064285
17.5 Regular SLT900610 1750R BCCCRBHXXXCBR44 9329097064292
18 Regular SLT900610 1800R BCCCRBHXXXCBR46 9329097064308
16.5 Long SLT900610 1650L BCCCEFRBHXCBR42 9329097065138
17 Long SLT900610 1700L BCCCEFRBHXCBR43 9329097065145
17.5 Long SLT900610 1750L BCCCEFRBHXCBR44 9329097065152
18 Long SLT900610 1800L BCCCEFRBHXCBR46 9329097065169
16.5 Forward SLT900610 1650F BCCCFFRBHXCBR42 9329097064360
17 Forward SLT900610 1700F BCCCFFRBHXCBR43 9329097064377
17.5 Forward SLT900610 1750F BCCCFFRBHXCBR44 9329097064384
18 Forward SLT900610 1800F BCCCFFRBHXCBR46 9329097064391
Additional Information:
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Bates Limited Warranty 
Bates guarantees the Bates range of saddles for a period of two years against faulty materials, or workmanship. Further, the Elastiflex tree in your saddle is guaranteed against breakage for the lifetime of the saddle deemed to be 10 years. The warranty on a Bates saddle and its components are subject to use under normal conditions. 
The warranty card should be retained by the purchaser, along with the original receipt as the reseller will require it should warranty work be required. Saddles which require a repair under warranty should ideally be returned to the reseller from which they were purchased. Associated shipping costs are the owner’s responsibility. All fitting adjustments and saddle alterations should be made in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.

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