I have a Wintec 250 A/P saddle, and it fits me wonderfully...but my trainer suggested I get a jumping/close contact saddle since I'm jumping a lot more now. (plus I want a nicer saddle than the 250 now anyway)
So I started looking, went to 5 different tack shops, sat in 80 different saddles (diff brands, makes, models, sizes, etc.) and had the SAME PROBLEM with ALL of them...my knees were behind the knee rolls, so when I'm posting and jumping, my knees don't even touch them. I know they're not for gripping since you grip with your calves, but your knees should at least be setting against them or near them, or else you're not fitting properly into the saddle, so it's putting my knees against the leathers which is very uncomfortable.
One tack shop had me try a riser which I guess was supposed to "force" my body into the knee rolls...didn't end up working and it put me way too forward and made me get unseated after the jump! So, to make a long story short, I have ruled out ever owning a CC saddle since my body build apparently doesn't work with any of them So I went to AP's since I own one...and besides my Wintec, I don't fit any of them either!!! Same problem!!! What is it about me that makes me not fit ANY SADDLE????!!!
Here are pics of me with my current Wintec...