When I don't care about "pretty", I use just my 5 star. That is pretty rare tho......lol
THe trainers I know have several of the thicker pads and each horse in training has their own. My trainer uses my horses pad. The neoprene ones that one trainer has, get hosed off after each use, and hung on the stall door.
Many of my "pretty" pads are as expensive as my 5-star-I would much rather wash that, which does not need to happen often. I hang it on a tack hook after each use to dry.
I also don't like the feel of my "pretty" pads as much as my 5 star. They are so rough, and don't seem like they would absorb much, even tho they are wool.
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