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    01-16-2012, 08:23 PM
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Weanling
Breast/chest plate for jumping?

Hi, wondering what you all use when jumping/eventing to prevent your saddle from slipping back? I don't need any kind of martingale or attachment, but by the looks of recent photos, I may need something to keep my saddle in place. Any recommendations? Also, what are the differences in them? Some have a padded section at the shoulder? Is that a do or don't need? Thanks!
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    01-16-2012, 09:37 PM
  #2
Green Broke
Nunn Finer Hunting Breastplate : Legacy Tack

This is what I use except mine is black. I'd recommend it without elastic, but to each their own. Just a basic breastplate like this will do.
     
    01-16-2012, 10:59 PM
  #3
Weanling
OK great, thanks EventerDrew! I like the simplicity of that one. Not knowing anything about them or ever using a martingale makes it tough to know what to get and how much to spend.
     
    01-17-2012, 03:37 AM
  #4
Cas
Foal
You can find some decent ones for reasonably priced. Personally I am getting an HDR Pro Heart Shaped breastplate, with elastic. For jumping the elastic provides the security while still giving the horse freedom of movement, especially over XC fences.
     
    01-17-2012, 09:48 AM
  #5
Green Broke
Elastic also does not allow the saddle stay in place if that's what you're looking for.

Like I said, to each his own. But you're welcome! :)
     
    01-17-2012, 04:06 PM
  #6
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I mostly use a hunting breastplate like the one Drew showed. If a horse has a problem with a saddle slipping back, an even more secure option is a 5-point breastplate.



Perfect for eventing and jumping.....not so much in the hunter ring, though.
     

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