Originally Posted by Saddlebag
Frank, why not buy a tan pure wool felt pad, 1" and toss a nice blanket over it. As the horse sweats the felt will form to it's back. Cost is about $50. There are numerous felt pads advertised that have so many rows of stitching of what looks like nylon fishing line, that the felt can't follow the contours.
Mainly because I already have a 5 star, which I love……and that is exactly what I do every time I ride. However, sometimes just to go for a quick ride, it would be easier to just throw on ONE thing. It can be a pain to get the blanket perfect (
) over the pad…..it must cover to look good, you know. Plus, with shoulder surgery in a couple days…I pretty much HAVE to simplify for a while.