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Close Contact Saddles

Outstanding selection of today’s most popular close contact English saddles for riders at every level. Saddles range from beginner to top professional quality that will be sure to exceed expectations.

  • Ideal for jumping and hunt seat equitation
  • Flatter seat with lower pommel and cantle
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Pinnacle Kirkby Close Contact
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  • Beautifully hand crafted from fine full grain English leather
  • Well-padded medium deep seat for optimal comfort
  • Features grippy padded knee rolls with movable knee blocks
  • 10 year warranty on the steel reinforced spring tree
  • Saddle only, fittings not included
  • Sizes: 16, 16.5, 17, 17.5, 18, 19
  • Gullet: Regular or wide
  • Twist: Medium
  • Flap: Regular
  • Flocking: Foam
  • Color: Caramel
  • Do you need a long flap? Check out #32120

  • Free Saddle Pad with Purchase! Receive a hunter green Pinnacle logo all purpose pad with purchase of a Pinnacle Kirkby saddle. Offer valid while supplies last.
$1,199.00 $899.99
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Pinnacle Kirkby Close Contact Long Flap
  • Designed specifically for the taller, longer legged equestrian
  • The perfect choice for working on the flat or over fences
  • Built on steel spring tree with the finest English leather
  • Adjustable knee blocks ensure the proper leg position
  • Deeper seat sits rider very correct and well balanced
  • Saddle only, fittings not included
  • Sizes: 16.5, 17, 17.5, 18
  • Gullet: Regular
  • Twist: Medium
  • Flap: Long
  • Flocking: Foam
  • Color: Caramel
  • Do you need a regular flap? Check out #15578

  • Free Saddle Pad with Purchase! Receive a hunter green Pinnacle logo all purpose pad with purchase of a Pinnacle Kirkby saddle. Offer valid while supplies last.
$1,199.99 $899.99
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Joseph Sterling Alaise Close Contact Saddles
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  • Combines classic styling with unique modern features and sheer comfort
  • Hand crafted in the English tradition using the finest, most supple leather
  • Designed in collaboration with the country’s leading hunt seat riders
  • Features tapered panels, two girth billets and the flattest rigging
  • Padded seat, extra stuffed knee rolls with soft calf leather flaps
  • Built on a lifetime warranted spring steel tree
  • Sizes: 16, 16.5, 17, 17.5
  • 18 and 18.5 seats available only in the grained leather
  • Leather: Grained Sedgwick of England leather or buffalo leather
  • Gullet: Regular
$2,699.00 - $2,799.00
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Premier Derby Saddle
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  • Crafted from premium buffalo leather in the English tradition
  • Great choice for any starter or novice equestrian
  • Extra soft, padded seat and flaps to maximize comfort
  • Well balanced for equitation, hunter under saddle or over fences
  • Nicely padded knee rolls for added stability
  • Sizes: 14.5, 15, 15.5, 16, 16.5, 17, 17.5, 18
  • Gullet: Regular (all sizes) or wide (16.5 or 17.5)
  • Twist: Medium
  • Flap: Regular
  • Flocking: Foam
  • Color: Chestnut
$595.99 $399.99
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Premier Close Contact with Leather Knee Rolls
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  • The ideal saddle for entry level performance or beginning riders
  • Made by skilled craftsman trained in the English tradition
  • Padded knee rolls and deep, cushioned seat for added security
  • Adult Sizes: 17½"
  • Square cantle
  • Gullet: Regular
  • Twist: Medium
  • Flap: Regular
  • Flocking: Foam
  • Color: Havana

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57% Off $162.99 - $174.99
$69.99 - $139.99
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Ovation San Telmo Saddle
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  • Designed for the longer legged rider featuring a more forward flap
  • Affordably combines balance, fit, solid construction and quality leather
  • Comfortable Bayflex panels and XCH changeable gullet system for optimal fit
  • Fully covered in grippy leather that feels like it has already been broken in
  • Medium deep seat, triangle knee rolls and thigh blocks
  • Gullet: Medium
  • Color: Brown
  • Sizes: 16.5, 17, 17.5, 18
$1,395.00 $1,259.00
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Pessoa Gen X Natural AMS
  • The versatile Gen-X saddle has flap options to fit any rider
  • Grippy calfskin covered leather seat and flaps with pencil knee rolls
  • Euro-styled with added stitching details to highlight the craftsmanship
  • Features AMS™ synthetic wool flocked panels to optimize comfort
  • XCH system comes with the medium gullet plate
  • Color: Antique tobacco
  • Flap options: Regular, long, forward, long forward
  • Sizes: 16, 16.5, 17, 17.5, 18
$2,295.50 $2,065.50
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Ovation San Diego Saddle
  • Beautifully designed, stylish show jumping saddle with European detailing
  • Close contact jumping saddle features extra grippy covered leather flaps
  • Regular flaps with fixed high thigh blocks and small triangular knee blocks
  • Generously padded seat and knee rolls for that ready to ride, broken in feel
  • Retentive memory Bayflex® panels offer unparalleled support for horse’s back
  • XCH™ System allows for easily changeable gullet (medium gullet is included)
  • Sizes: 16.5, 17, 17.5, 18
  • Gullet: Medium
  • Flap: Regular
  • Color: Brown
$1,395.50 $1,255.50
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Ovation Palermo Saddle
  • Designed to offer balance, fit and value all in one incredible saddle
  • Close contact jumping saddle features extra grippy covered leather flaps
  • Forward flaps with fixed high thigh blocks and small triangular knee blocks
  • Generously padded seat  and knee rolls for that ready to ride, broken in feel
  • Retentive memory Bayflex® panels offer unparalleled support for horse’s back
  • XCH™ System allows for easily changing gullet size (medium gullet is included)
  • Sizes: 16.5, 17, 17.5, 18
  • Flap options: Regular or forward
  • Gullet: Medium
  • Color: Brown
$1,395.00 $1,199.00
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HDR Luxembourg Close Contact Saddle
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  • Designed for Equitation and Show Jumping performance
  • Great care has been taken to improve correct rider positioning
  • New generation of comfort for both horse and rider
  • High quality grippy calf leather on seat and knee pads
  • Medium deep seat and shorter padded flap for closer contact
  • Concealed knee and thigh blocks for added security
  • Built on a lifetime warranted tree
  • Sizes: 17 or 17.5
  • Flap: Regular
  • Flocking: Foam
  • Color: Coffee
$1,295.00 $1,165.99
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Kincade Childs Close Contact
  • The perfect saddle for beginning equestrians
  • Excellent quality soft supple leather with a flex fiber tree 
  • Medium deep seat with a comfortable narrow twist
  • Concealed knee rolls for confidence and comfort
  • Nylon reinforced billets with foam memory panels
  • Sizes: 14, 15, 16
  • Gullet: Regular or wide
  • Color: Chestnut
$379.99 $349.99
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Pessoa Gen-X Natural
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  • Designed for ultimate comfort, quality and value 
  • Built on a carbon fiber tree with the XCH gullet system
  • Fully covered calfskin flaps provide great feel and contact
  • Reinforced bottom flap edge protects from wear and tear
  • Molded knee pads with pencil knee roll 
  • Bayflex panels provide superior padding
  • Sizes: 16, 16.5, 17, 17.5, 18
  • Gullet: Interchangeable (comes with a medium gullet)
  • Twist: Narrow
  • Flap: Regular or long
  • Color: Oakbark
$1,995.00 $1,794.99
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Pessoa Rodrigo Pony Legacy XL
  • Unsurpassed balance and feel to benefit young riders
  • Italian calfskin covered flaps and calfskin seat
  • XCH gullet system will customize your saddle’s fit
  • Modified triangular knee rolls and NO thigh blocks
  • Bayflex panels are designed to provide superior padding
  • Sizes: 15 or 15 3/4
  • Flap: Regular
  • Color: Oakbark
$2,195.00 $1,974.99
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Wintec 500 Close Contact Saddle
  • Designed for serious and professional hunter/jumpers and eventers
  • Modern leather look is weatherproof and maintenance free
  • Well balanced seat with a narrow twist on an Elastiflex tree
  • Extra soft contoured knee rolls and fully adjustable Flexibloc system
  • CAIR Cushion System panels to evenly distribute the riders weight
  • EASY-CHANGE Fit Solution to customize saddle fit
  • Size: 16.5, 17, 17.5
  • Color: Brown
$735.00 $660.95
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Wintec 500 Jump Saddle
  • Designed for serious and professional hunter/jumpers
  • Modern leather look is weatherproof and maintenance free
  • Well balanced deep seat with a narrow twist on an Elastiflex tree
  • Extra soft contoured knee rolls and fully adjustable Flexibloc system
  • 2 styles to choose from:  flocked or with the CAIR system
  • Ergonomic Stirrup bar allows the buckle on leathers to be recessed
  • Easy change gullet system to customize saddle fit
  • Size:  16 ½”, 17” or 17 ½”
  • Color:  Brown
 
$735.00 $660.95
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Wintec Pro Jump Saddle
  • Cutting edge deep seat jump saddle that includes top performance features
  • Lightweight, weatherproof and requires no oiling or waxing
  • Deep seat and narrow twist offer security and ultra-close contact
  • Ergonomic stirrup bar allows the buckle on leathers to be recessed
  • Customize your saddle with front and rear Flexibloc system
  • Features the CAIR panel system and Easy Change Gullet system 
  • Size:  16 ½”, 17” or 17 ½”
  • Color:  Brown
 
$935.00 $840.95
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Stubben Roxane S Deluxe
  • The ultimate jumping saddle  with more forward flaps
  • Built on a steel spring tree with wool flocking
  • Super soft deep seat  with a square cut cantle 
  • Doubled,  textured, ultra-soft flaps, seat and jockey skirts
  • Matching panels feature large front and rear blocks
  • Sizes:  17” (29-32cm), 17 ½” (29-32cm) ,18” (29-32cm), or 19” (29-32cm)
  • Gullet:  29cm (medium/narrow), 30cm (medium), 31cm (medium/wide) or 32cm (wide)
  • Twist:  Narrow
  • Color:  Ebony
  • Saddles are made to order. Please allow approximately 12 weeks for delivery.
 
$4,243.99 $3,349.00
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Stubben Portos S Deluxe
  • Reliability, strength and impulse perfectly define the Portos S Deluxe
  • Newly designed seat based on state of the art saddle tree technology
  • Built on a steel spring tree with a medium pommel and foam flocking
  • Features doubled, textured, ultra-soft flaps, seat and jockey skirts
  • Snug panels, triangle shaped knee blocks with small rear thigh blocks
  • Sizes:  17” (29-32cm) or 17 ½” (29-32cm)
  • Gullet:  29cm (medium/narrow), 30cm (medium), 31cm (medium/wide) or 32cm (wide)
  • Twist:  Narrow
  • Flap:  Forward
  • Color:  Ebony or Tobac
  • Saddles are made to order. Please allow approximately 12 weeks for delivery.
 
$4,350.99 $2,999.00
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Stubben Juventus S
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  • The ideal saddle, designed for the young eventer/jumper
  • Very deep seat, slanted back helps rider stay secure in the seat
  • Flaps feature big front and rear blocks for the ultimate support
  • Flaps sized accordingly with the emphasis placed on safety
  • Built on a steel spring tree, wool flocked and medium pommel
  • Size:  17” (30-32cm) and 17” XW
  • Gullet:  30cm (medium), 31cm (medium/wide) or 32cm (wide)
  • Twist:  Narrow
  • Flap:  Forward
  • Color:  Ebony, honey or black
  • Saddles are made to order. Please allow approximately 12 weeks for delivery.
 
$2,493.99 $1,995.00
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Bates Caprilli CC Saddle
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  • The perfect saddle for the performance driven hunter/jumper
  • Built on an Elastiflex tree with the Easy Change Gullet System
  • CAIR air panels help distribute weight evenly across the back
  • Supportive seat aids a correct and powerful position over jumps
  • Features a forward flap with the adjustable Flexibloc system 
  • Sizes:  16 ½”, 17 or 17 ½
  • Twist:  Narrow
  • Flap:  Regular
  • Color:  Havana
* Please allow 8-12 weeks for delivery.
$1,600.00 $1,436.95
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Bates Next Gen Elevation Deep Seat Saddle
  • Developed with world renowned show jumper, Beezie Madden
  • Technical design is engineered for precision performance 
  • Built on an Elastiflex tree with the Easy Change Gullet System
  • Unique panel shape offers freedom of movement and optimum comfort
  • Slightly flat and forward seat with regular pommel height
  • CAIR air panels help distribute weight evenly across the back
  • Double lined Opulence leather with an ultra-soft, grippy surface
  • Ergonomic stirrup bar ensures closer contact with your horse
  • Features the adjustable Flexibloc system for proper leg position
  • Size:  16 ½”, 17”, or 17 ½”
  • Twist:  Narrow
  • Flap:  Regular
  • Color:  Black or havana
* Please allow 8-12 weeks for delivery.
$2,340.00 $2,099.95
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Bates Next Gen Elevation Flat Seat Saddle
  • Technical design is engineered for precision performance 
  • Built on an Elastiflex tree with the Easy Change Gullet System
  • Unique panel shape offers freedom of movement and optimum comfort
  • Slightly flat and forward seat with regular pommel height
  • CAIR air panels help distribute weight evenly across the back
  • Double lined Opulence leather with ultra-soft, grippy surface
  • Features the adjustable Flexibloc system for proper leg position
  • Size:  16 ½”, 17”, or 17 ½”
  • Twist:  Narrow
  • Flap:  Regular
  • Color:  Black or havana
 
* Please allow 8-12 weeks for delivery.
$2,340.00 $2,099.00
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Collegiate Convertible Diploma
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  • The perfect saddle choice for work on the flat or over jumps
  • Built on a laminated spring tree with the Easy Change Gullet System
  • High quality leather is soft and supple for an instantly broke in feel
  • Well padded, medium deep seat with a forward cut flap
  • Pencil knee blocks with recessed stirrup bar for optimal comfort
  • Saddle comes with a standard medium gullet
  • Sizes:  15”, 16”, 16 ½”, 17”, 17 ½” or 18”
  • Twist:  Narrow
  • Flocking:  Foam/wool
  • Flap:  Regular or long
  • Color:  Havana
 
$1,220.00 $999.99
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Pessoa Gen-X XCH with Pencil Knee Roll
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  • Designed by international show jumper and champion Rodrigo Pessoa
  • Highest quality French leather with exceptional texture and richness
  • Built on a carbon fiber infused tree with a slightly deeper seat
  • Wide sculpted panels feature padded flaps with pencil knee rolls
  • Customize your saddle fit with the XCH Bayflex Gullet System
  • Triangular knee blocks and small rear blocks
  • Size:  16 ½”, 17” or 17 ½”
  • Twist:  Narrow
  • Flap:  Regular
  • Flocking:  Synthetic wool
  • Color:  Dark Havana
 
$1,950.00 $1,794.99
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HDR Pro A/O Saddle
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  • Designed by Henri de Rivel using the finest French calfskin leather
  • Built on a lifetime warranted laminated beechwood tree
  • Features a comfortably wider seat, low pommel and square cantle
  • Seat features Grip-Tac for maximum security and has pencil knee rolls
  • Sizes:  16”, 16 ½”, 17, 17 ½”, 18, 18 ½” or 19
  • Gullet:  Regular or wide
  • Twist:   Narrow
  • Flap:  Regular or long
  • Flocking:  Foam
  • Color:  Smooth Oakbark
 
$995.00 $895.99
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HDR Club CC Saddle
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  • Great for equitation or learning to feel your horse’s movement
  • Built on a lifetime warranted laminated beechwood tree
  • Soft, padded flatter seat with low square cantle and low pommel
  • Padded flaps for optimal comfort and support
  • Sizes:  14”, 15”, 15 ¾” or 16 ½”
  • Gullet:  Regular
  • Twist:  Narrow
  • Flap:  Regular
  • Flocking:  Foam
  • Color:  Oakbark
 
$495.00 $445.99
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HDR Pro CC Saddle
  • The ideal saddle to provide a good equitation platform
  • Built on a lifetime warranted laminated beechwood tree
  • Nicely padded seat with a flatter seat with a low pommel
  • Padded flaps provide optimal comfort and support
  • Sizes:  16”, 16 ½”, 17”, 17 ½” or 18
  • Gullet:  Regular or wide
  • Twist:  Narrow
  • Flap:  Regular or long
  • Flocking:  Foam
  • Color:  Printed Oakbark
 
$1,249.99 $895.99
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HDR Advantage CC Saddle
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  • Classic hunt saddle providing balance and comfort
  • Ideal for equitation, on the flat or for over fences
  • Built on a laminated beechwood tree and has medium knee blocks
  • Air cushion knee pads, square cut cantle and standard pommel height
  • Size:  15”, 16", 16 ½”, 17”, 17 ½” or 18”
  • Gullet:  Regular or wide
  • Twist:  Medium
  • Flap:  Regular
  • Flocking:  Wool
  • Color:  Oakbark
 
$695.00 $625.99
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HDR Pro QH
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  • Designed to fit Quarter Horses and like conformations
  • Built on a laminated beechwood tree with foam flocking
  • Crafted using only the finest French calfskin leather
  • Air cushioned knee pads, pencil knee rolls and padded flaps
  • Size:  16 ½”, 17", 17 ½” or 18”
  • Gullet:  Wide or X-wide
  • Twist:  Medium
  • Flap:  Regular
  • Flocking:  Foam
  • Color:  Oakbark
 
$995.00 $895.99
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HDR Advantage CC Saddle
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  • Classic hunt seat saddle with
  • Square cantle and padded flap
  • Flocked panels
  • Provides balance and comfort
  • Offers a good platform for flat work and jumping
  • 5 YEAR TREE WARRANTY
$695.00 $625.99
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Kincade CC
  • Perfect for beginners for flat work or over fences
  • Built on a flexible fiber tree with a medium deep seat
  • Concealed knee rolls and nicely padded flaps
  • Nylon reinforced billets and formed panels
  • Size:  16 ½”, 17´or 17 ½”
  • Gullet:  Medium or wide
  • Twist:  Narrow
  • Flap:  Regular
  • Flocking:  Airflo
  • Color:  Light Brown
 
$359.99 $349.99
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Camelot™ Close Contact
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  • Nice choice for beginners or novice hunt seat riders
  • Well made with full grain leather on a fiberglass tree
  • Nicely padded deep seat for security and balance
  • Foam panels with pencil knee rolls and chrome tanned billets
  • Size:  16 ½”, 17’ or 17 ½”
  • Gullet:  Medium or wide
  • Twist:  Medium
  • Flap:  Regular
  • Flocking:  Foam 
  • Color:  Chestnut
 
$550.00 $499.99
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Camelot™ Childs Close Contact
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  • Nice choice for beginners or novice hunt seat riders
  • Well made with full grain leather on a fiberglass tree
  • Nicely padded deep seat for security and balance
  • Foam panels with pencil knee rolls and chrome tanned billets
  • Size:  14”, 15” or 16”
  • Gullet:  Medium or wide
  • Twist:  Medium
  • Flap:  Regular
  • Flocking:  Foam 
  • Color:  Chestnut
 
$475.00 $427.99