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post #11 of 15 Old 07-14-2013, 09:04 AM
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Almost every person I know who owns a treeless saddle uses a Skito brand saddle pad.


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post #12 of 15 Old 07-14-2013, 09:50 AM Thread Starter
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I'm not familiar with the brand of fleece pad that's with the saddle but it appears designed for the treeless. It does have two strips of padding that run parallel to the spine.
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post #13 of 15 Old 07-29-2013, 08:53 AM
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You need a good pad with enough space for the withers! Trere are special pads fot treeless saddles!
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post #14 of 15 Old 07-29-2013, 09:58 AM
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They should have a Skito (or similar - there are other brands) to go with the treeless. If the fleece pad is build up like a skito for a treeless - sell the saddle with that and they can buy a different pad of different material if they want in the future. The build-up to provide spinal clearance is more important than tackiness and the tacky too pad will not provide the needed spinal clearance.

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Further investigation revealed that this was an earlier model. It does have the scoop at the withers and pulls up into the neck of the treeless. The outfit has sold but I will mention the Skito. I've offered to buy the pad if she opts to get a different pad. This one will make a great bareback pad.
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