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                Close Contact Saddles

                Close contact saddles are made for the jumper rider in mind. The goal of the close contact saddle is to keep the rider as close to the horse's movement as possible, therefore they do not have a lot of extras to 'hold' the rider in position like deeper-seated saddles do. In order for the rider to get up out of the saddle and out of the horse's way over fences, the stirrups need to be shorter than what is used during flatwork. The saddle flaps/skirts are shorter and more forward in these saddles to allow for this, most have a minimal knee block but not the large thigh blocks seen in dressage saddles.

                Some brands such as Bates, Collegiate and Wintec have the EASY-CHANGE Gullet system, which allows adjustment of the saddle to the horse, or CAIR panel system which uses air to distribute the rider's weight over the horse's back. Find close contact saddles from top brands at Equestrian Collections.

                We carry many other English saddles including dressage saddles and all purpose saddles to fit almost any need. Almost any type of English horse tack can be found from Equestrian Collections. 
                • Crosby Equitation Covered Close Contact Jump Saddle

                  Crosby Equitation Covered Close Contact Jump Saddle

                  $3,499.00
                • Crosby Equitation Solid Close Contact Jump Saddle

                  Crosby Equitation Solid Close Contact Jump Saddle

                  $3,299.00
                • Crosby Hunter Jumper Covered Close Contact Jump Saddle Covered Dark Brown 16.5

                  Crosby Hunter Jumper Covered Close Contact Jump Saddle Covered Dark Brown 16.5"

                  $3,499.00
                • Crosby Hunter Jumper Covered Close Contact Jump Saddle Covered Oiled Cognac 17.5

                  Crosby Hunter Jumper Covered Close Contact Jump Saddle Covered Oiled Cognac 17.5"

                  $3,499.00
                • Crosby Hunter Jumper Solid Close Contact Jump Saddle

                  Crosby Hunter Jumper Solid Close Contact Jump Saddle

                  $3,299.00
                • Crosby Prix De Nation Covered Close Contact Jump Saddle

                  Crosby Prix De Nation Covered Close Contact Jump Saddle

                  $3,499.00
                • Crosby Prix De Nation Solid Close Contact Jump Saddle Solid Black 16

                  Crosby Prix De Nation Solid Close Contact Jump Saddle Solid Black 16"

                  $3,299.00
                • Collegiate Honour Close Contact Saddle

                  Collegiate Honour Close Contact Saddle

                  $849.95 $949.00
                • Bates Victrix Saddle

                  Bates Victrix Saddle

                  $3,450.00 $3,795.00
                • Henri de Rivel Evolution Close Contact Saddle

                  Henri de Rivel Evolution Close Contact Saddle

                  $1,195.00
                • Henri de Rivel Pro A/O Saddle

                  Henri de Rivel Pro A/O Saddle

                  As Low As $723.49 $995.00
                • Henri De Rivel Belmont Cut Back Close Contact Saddle

                  Henri De Rivel Belmont Cut Back Close Contact Saddle

                  $761.59 $995.00
                • Armaugh Kid's Close Contact Saddle

                  Armaugh Kid's Close Contact Saddle

                  $315.00
                • Henri de Rivel Collection Club HDR Close Contact Saddle

                  Henri de Rivel Collection Club HDR Close Contact Saddle

                  $548.09 $750.00
                • Kincade Leather Close Contact Saddle

                  Kincade Leather Close Contact Saddle

                  $430.00 $500.00
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                • Henri de Rivel Phoenix Close Contact Saddle

                  Henri de Rivel Phoenix Close Contact Saddle

                  $915.39 $1,195.00
                • Henri De Rivel Cahill Close Contact Saddle

                  Henri De Rivel Cahill Close Contact Saddle

                  As Low As $800.19 $1,095.00
                • LIMITED EDITION! Bates Hunter Jumper Saddle with CAIR & FREE Leathers

                  LIMITED EDITION! Bates Hunter Jumper Saddle with CAIR & FREE Leathers

                  $1,295.00 $1,595.00
                • Arena HART Brown Jump Saddle 16.5

                  Arena HART Brown Jump Saddle 16.5

                  $1,299.00 $1,499.00
                • Bates Hunter Jumper Saddle

                  Bates Hunter Jumper Saddle

                  $1,435.00 $1,595.00
                • Bates Caprilli Close Contact Heritage Rear Flexibloc CAIR - Extended Flap

                  Bates Caprilli Close Contact Heritage Rear Flexibloc CAIR - Extended Flap

                  $1,595.00 $1,795.00
                • Bates Caprilli Close Contact Classic Saddle with Cair

                  Bates Caprilli Close Contact Classic Saddle with Cair

                  $1,814.00 $1,995.00
                • Pessoa Tomboy II Solid Leather Saddle

                  Pessoa Tomboy II Solid Leather Saddle

                  $3,950.00
                • PDS Carl Hester Delicato II Saddle with Block 7

                  PDS Carl Hester Delicato II Saddle with Block 7

                  $3,995.00
                Close contact saddles are made for the jumper rider in mind. The goal of the close contact saddle is to keep the rider as close to the horse's movement as possible, therefore they do not have a lot of extras to 'hold' the rider in position like deeper-seated saddles do. In order for the rider to get up out of the saddle and out of the horse's way over fences, the stirrups need to be shorter than what is used during flatwork. The saddle flaps/skirts are shorter and more forward in these saddles to allow for this, most have a minimal knee block but not the large thigh blocks seen in dressage saddles.

                Some brands such as Bates, Collegiate and Wintec have the EASY-CHANGE Gullet system, which allows adjustment of the saddle to the horse, or CAIR panel system which uses air to distribute the rider's weight over the horse's back. Find close contact saddles from top brands at Equestrian Collections.

                We carry many other English saddles including dressage saddles and all purpose saddles to fit almost any need. Almost any type of English horse tack can be found from Equestrian Collections. 
                Equestrian Collections offers some of the most popular Close Contact Saddles found online. Shoppers looking for the latest Henri de Rivel Close Contact Saddles will be delighted! Equestrian Collections offers a full range of the best Bates Close Contact Saddles and Pessoa Close Contact Saddles, all with our money-back satisfaction guarantee. Be a Savvy Shopper and purchase your on Equestrian Collections and always ride in style!