Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: on a farm, duh!
I use mine because in hard work, the pad will slip back. Even if you use the girth hooks. I've had pads half off right before I go into the dressage ring because I didn't use the billet straps and we had a last minute tack emergency :P So don't cut them off!
Jumping a horse = Getting wings!
Why live on the edge when you can jump off?- Greenwood Horse Trials Tee-Shirt