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    08-14-2009, 04:59 PM
Saddle with gel pads

Is there a saddle made with gel pads? These pads would be for me, like my bicycle seat.
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    08-14-2009, 06:21 PM
Green Broke
Lol! Wouldn't that be nice!! I don't think they do, but they do make seat covers that can offer some extra padding. And remember that some saddles are more comfortable then others!
    08-14-2009, 06:27 PM
English - No Idea

Western - Yes

Western Endurance - Yes

Gel Padding is available by some Manufactures

Memory Foam is available by some Manufactures

What type of Saddle are you looking for?

    08-14-2009, 10:06 PM
I have a tush cushion (thats what its called) its for my english saddle. Very comfy.
    08-14-2009, 10:13 PM
Check out "seat Savers" in any horse catalog - they are gel.
    08-15-2009, 01:08 AM
I remember a lady years ago had a gel seat dressage saddle, but I have no idea what the brand was or anything. I think most saddlers stopped making them, since people found it was cheaper to get a seat cover.
    08-15-2009, 01:31 AM
Green Broke
Skito makes an AWESOME seat cover. I bought one for a hard seat saddle I used to have and it worked very well! It's even pretty affordable : Skito Rear Gear seat saver.
    08-15-2009, 01:58 PM
That would be cool! I can't afford a seat saver so I think I am going to try to tape my sheepskin half pad onto a western saddle.
    08-15-2009, 04:19 PM
Green Broke
Please don't tape anything to the leather... You can have strings put on it, long strings, so you can tie the pad to the front and rear d-rings. Or tie the front to the pommel and the rear to the rear d-rings.
    08-15-2009, 04:48 PM
Wearing padded cycling shorts under your pants works well too. You can get a pair from REI or a similar store for about $30.

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