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    11-27-2009, 11:57 AM
Smile Saddle Pads. :)

Hey guys. :)

What kind of saddle pad(s) do you use and what kind of performance do you get out of them?

I'm looking for a really good trail riding/barrel saddle pad. I really like the idea of the Professional's Choice SMx Air Ride pads. Does anybody have one?

Thank you! :)
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    11-27-2009, 04:30 PM
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I use ONLY a Rydair saddle pad. They're from Australia, but I found someone in the US who has finally brought them here. They are anti-slip, shock absorbing, breathable, hygienic, you can hose them off and they come in 21 different sizes/styles! I ordered mine from Tack Obsession Unique Gear for the Spoiled Horse Cheers!
    11-27-2009, 10:21 PM
I LOVE the impact gel pad, I believe their also used and endorsed by George straight. Their a heavier pad, but very very durable and they have less impact on your horses back
    11-28-2009, 09:01 PM
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I really like my Skito pads and Supracor pads. Both are truly shock absorbing and worth the $$. Skito's are fun because they're custom made, so you can get any shape, color/pattern, bottom material, and inside foam configuration you want. Plus you can add shims to help with saddle fitting issues.
    11-29-2009, 06:59 PM
I swear by my
Pro-Craft Gravity Buster Western Saddle Pad -
Then I can have different color/patterned blankets to choose from
    11-29-2009, 08:37 PM
Thanks a ton guys!! Anybody else?
    11-29-2009, 08:57 PM
I used the pro choice like you have mentioned or the classic equine ortopedic equivilant and I've been happy with them. No obvious soreness for my horses. They're not anti-slip particularly but if you have good balance and a well fitting saddle than you shouldn't need an anti-slip pad IMO.
    11-29-2009, 09:25 PM
SMX pads are great. The cutting barn I used to go (not anymore with all this weather) uses only them. I'm thinking about getting one for trail riding, but not positive yet because they are expensive. I personally use Reinsman pad for trail riding for over year and very happy with it.
    11-29-2009, 09:41 PM
I've tried numerous pads over the years, including Professional Choice, but my all time favorite (and the only one I'll use now) is a 5 Star 7/8" all wool pad.
    11-29-2009, 09:45 PM
Okay. Thank you. :) I really like the idea of the Supracor Pads, but I don't have that much money for my Christmas allowance!! :) I think I'll call the Skito people tomorrow, but I may just stick with the SMx pad for the simplicity and cost. Still trying to decide..... Hmmmm.

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