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    04-09-2013, 09:50 AM
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Riser pads

The new horse my daughter is leasing is an amazing 3rd level Oldenburg. However, he's been out if real work (he's a walk horse for hippotherapy) for months. He has always had a small swayback, but since his topline disintegrated there's a noticeable 4 inch drop.
His owner didn't supply a riser pad, and originally we thought it would be okay to ride without one, but our last workout resulted in a totally even sweat mark, except for at the very end of the saddle. We need one now, my daughter doesnt want Chevas to be in any discomfort that isn't necessary.
He needs to be ridden with a fleece (hippotherapy manager -BO- said this, and that woman is scary if you say no) so I want something that can be put ontop/under the fleece (not a foam pad).

I really like the cashel riser, but I was wondering about this

Dover's Seat Riser Pad | Dover Saddlery

Wouldn't it make the distance between his back and the saddle smaller, maybe resulting in the weight of the saddle going on his bones?

Any other suggestions?

Thanks!
     

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