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post #1 of 6 Old 02-07-2008, 05:24 PM Thread Starter
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saddle pad and surcingle?

I just got Vega a surcingle. It has fleece padding all along the top, but i have seen people put a saddle pad underneath it. Should i do it to? And if so, what type of saddle pad would you recommend? I currently have a half pad, and a contour pad. I am open to having to buy an all purpose one.

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post #2 of 6 Old 02-07-2008, 06:49 PM
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If its fleece-lined and if both your horse and the surcingle are clean, you shouldn't need a pad. If you do decide to use one, I'd look for a thinner pad.
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sara is right, you shouldnt need one. the only reason you would need one would be if your horse is getting rubbed by it.
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Thank you Sara and quixotesoxs!

I'll make sure i clean her extra well where the surcingle is going to go. I'll also pay special attention to that area to see if it is rubbing.

Thank you so much!
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Agreed. Because it is already fleece-lined, you don't NEED a separate pad under it. But, you may want to use one anyways since it's always easier to wash a pad than equipment such as a surcingle.

They do make separate pads just for surcingles. Here is a very nice sheepskin one by Fleeceworks:

http://www.bohtack.com/proddetail.asp?prod=FW-10

I bet you could use your contour pad without a problem though. I don't know about the half pad unless it has billet loops that you could slide the surcingle through to hold it in place.
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post #6 of 6 Old 02-08-2008, 10:02 AM Thread Starter
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my half pad doesn't have billet straps, which i thought it did when i bought it, but oh well. I do like that pad you showed me.. I think it will make it extra comfy. I'll try it first without and she her reaction and then decide to buy it.

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