What kind of saddle pad for green horse walk trot classes?

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    05-08-2011, 12:01 AM
What kind of saddle pad for green horse walk trot classes?

I own a Appendix mare now who I might take to her first show in a month with my gelding. The show I go to is a circuit one, and I'm not sure whether to use one of those fluffy white close contact pads or the other ones that can hold a number. What would be best with the above in consideration?

I don't usually do flat classes...
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    05-12-2011, 08:29 PM
You'd probably be fine with either. I've done very well on the 'A' circuit with both. Depends what you like better, and what you're more comfortable with.

I use this pad:

Dover Saddlery | Medallion Competition Saddle Pad .
    05-19-2011, 07:22 AM
I would go with a shaped hunter pad. The pads with the number slots are more commonly seen at APHA/AQHA type shows.
    05-19-2011, 09:01 AM
I was wondering this myself for a while, I decided to stick with the shaped pad. It's just more traditional and I think looks better. No one is going to think it's 'odd' having that but some may think it is having the number pad, dunno...I decided to stay traditional anyway!
    05-19-2011, 11:57 AM
You can never go wrong with sticking to traditional.

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