Open cell vs. Sheepskin

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Open cell vs. Sheepskin

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    08-29-2008, 06:15 PM
Open cell vs. Sheepskin

Which do you think does a better job of absorbing impact and making the horses back feel better?
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    08-30-2008, 12:07 AM
I don't know exactly what and open cell is but I say sheepskin saddle cloth.

I regularly use a sheepskin under my other saddle blanket to prevent my horse from getting saddle sores - he is really prone to getting them and find sheepskins cheaper than a gel pad.

    08-30-2008, 05:37 AM
Oops answered my own question; I found this article
    08-30-2008, 06:14 AM
I'd say Sheepskin.
I use my Mattes pad regularly, my horse doesn't have a problem with his back but he just performs so much better when I'm riding in it. I also really like the Ecogold pads.

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