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Bates Caprilli Close Contact+ Saddle CAIR

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Product Summary:

Bates Caprilli Close Contact+ with CAIR

The Bates Caprilli Close Contact+ 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.


  • Double lined Opulence leather
  • 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
  • Recessed stirrup channel 
  • Quilted drop panel points
  • Rear Flexibloc   

Item Specifications:

Weight: 14.3 lbs 

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Style Item Number Model Number UPC
16.5 E022738 165 BCCCPRBXXXBRN42 9329097064025
17 E022738 17 BCCCPRBXXXBRN43 9329097064032
17.5 E022738 175 BCCCPRBXXXBRN44 9329097064049
18 E022738 18 BCCCPRBXXXBRN46 9329097064056
Additional Information:
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 manufacturers recommendations.

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