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    12-24-2012, 12:37 PM
  #1
Trained
English style pad??

I am thinking about going back to my English saddle. I don't think that the Western really fits my horse all that well. This is still a big if. I may not do it. But if I do, I will need a saddle pad that provides whatever cushioning that she needs as well as a non-slip grip so that the saddle doesn't turn. Any suggestions?

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    12-24-2012, 12:49 PM
  #2
Green Broke
Tucker woolback, or thinline. These are grippy enough, if they are still slipping may be a saddle issue, I dire mine pretty loose, so it slides a bit when I get ooff when I am tired, but never notice while riding.
     
    12-24-2012, 12:52 PM
  #3
Yearling
HAF pad You'll pay a pretty penny for it, but I absolutely love mine. You can get different shapes based on your saddle and horse.

Here are the endurance models. I've used these with various English and treeless saddles and am hoping it'll fit my Specialized saddle once I get it!

Haf Equitation: saddle pads and accessories for equestrian sports
     
    12-24-2012, 01:18 PM
  #4
Super Moderator
I don't like anything that actually grips to the horses back as concerns me it will make them sore if it wrinkles the skin rather than moves across it
If you opt for sheepskin then avoid the synthetic type as they can cause static which upsets some horses.
     
    12-26-2012, 12:11 PM
  #5
Foal
For a treed english saddle that fits the horse well, I'd recommend the supracor pad. Thinline and HAF also have excellent pads. HAF is similar to equipedic, which is the pad I personally use. However, I'd be concerned about the bulk of the HAF or equipedic pads causing saddle fitting issues.
     
    12-26-2012, 12:22 PM
  #6
Foal
I use Supracor or Thinline, they never slip and their theraputic :)
     
    12-26-2012, 12:49 PM
  #7
Trained
Wow at the price.................

$505.....................

Supracor Saddle Pad Products - Endurance Pad
     
    12-26-2012, 12:52 PM
  #8
Foal
Ouch is right, Celeste. Because they are so expensive, many tack shops have demo supracor pads for people to try out before purchasing.

But you know the old saying: you get what you pay for. ;)
     
    12-26-2012, 12:56 PM
  #9
Trained
I would not mind paying that much if I knew that it would work out well.

I wish that I could return several items that have not worked out well. Thousands of dollars worth actually including one saddle that seemed to fit until the horse got wider...................
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    12-26-2012, 01:03 PM
  #10
Foal
I love Thinline, but I wouldn't use it directly on the horse unless you get one of the ridiculously expensive ones with the Thinline pad built into an actual pad. The Thinline pad is an investment and will last longer if you get a cheaper pad to put under it, and they are thin so should not alter saddle fit. And honestly, if your treed saddle fits your horse it should not slide unless you have a horse with no withers.
     

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