Need a good saddle pad for swayback saddlebred
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Tack > Horse Tack Reviews

Need a good saddle pad for swayback saddlebred

This is a discussion on Need a good saddle pad for swayback saddlebred within the Horse Tack Reviews forums, part of the Horse Tack category
  • Used swayback pads for horses
  • What pad is good for sway back horses

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    11-29-2012, 11:57 AM
  #1
Foal
Need a good saddle pad for swayback saddlebred

I am very new to the horse life. I just recently bought a saddlebred with swayback and am wanting to get her a new saddle pad. Does anyone have any recommendations? I found one that is filled with cork. Anyone heard of that beofre?
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    11-29-2012, 01:18 PM
  #2
Showing
I think Reinsman puts out a western pad for sway back. So far haven't seen one for english.
     
    11-29-2012, 01:59 PM
  #3
Green Broke
I have never seen them in person, but I noticed the other day on one of my favorite shopping websites (Valley Vet Equine) that Circle Y now offers 3 different types of pads for bridging/swayback. Each one made to fit a different shaped back. The swayback type even comes in two different thicknesses.

I think that is an awesome idea. It's about time someone put some thought into the issue of helping horses with less-than-typical backs ride more comfortably.
     
    12-03-2012, 04:01 PM
  #4
Showing
When a little gal owned a senior swayback, not severe but enough to cause bridging, I used thick foam wedges under the saddle on top of the pad. It took some fiddling and a sharp knife easily trimmed the foam. We started with 4" foam which compressed considerably but it worked.
     
    12-19-2012, 10:56 AM
  #5
Foal
Take a look at shimmable pads. ThinLine makes a line of them in english and western. I have several of the english ones.
     
    12-29-2012, 04:07 PM
  #6
Foal
For Western, I always used a cutback saddle pad with a wither pad for Roany. He was very sway backed!

For English, a Wintec wither pad works very well most of the time.

Good luck finding a saddle pad!
     
    12-29-2012, 04:12 PM
  #7
Yearling
Cashel Swayback Correction Cushion For Under The Saddle Pad NEW on eBay!

I would love to see your new horse. Did you get her from a rescue or purchase? What are your plans for her?
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Saddle pads for a swayback horse. Melanievanlier Horse Tack and Equipment 2 09-21-2012 03:03 PM
Spotted Saddle Horse & American Saddlebred candandy49 Gaited Horses 5 09-04-2011 08:04 AM
Swayback Saddlebred Help *Pics* Aviara Horse Health 9 07-13-2011 01:32 PM
saddlebred tail harnesses good or bad? .Delete. Horse Breeds 12 07-10-2010 02:31 PM
FREE AMERICAN SADDLEBRED to a GOOD HOME Susieque Tack and Equipment Classifieds 7 05-08-2008 05:01 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:05 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0