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    02-06-2012, 11:58 PM
  #1
Foal
Question shock absorbing jumping pad?

Im considering buying a shock absorbing pad to furfill my new jumping career for the horses I ride currently and for my (hopfully) new jumping horse. In your opinion, what is the best. Thinline? Supracor? Other? Thanks
     
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    02-07-2012, 12:14 AM
  #2
Trained
Had a Supracor-LOVED it. Just sold it last week. Sorry!
     
    02-07-2012, 12:23 AM
  #3
Foal
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Originally Posted by franknbeans    
Had a Supracor-LOVED it. Just sold it last week. Sorry!
Its okay!, thanks for the reply!
     
    02-07-2012, 08:27 AM
  #4
Showing
Thinline all the way! I have contour (standard, not ultra) for several years already, and I can tell the landing feels different with and without one (for the horse too). One of the few "gimmicks" in my tack box I never regretted I spend all those money on. :)
     
    02-07-2012, 11:52 AM
  #5
Trained
Thinline 100%! It is an awesome pad, and I do not regret purchasing the pad I have. It definitely does the job it was created to do, 2 thumbs up!
     
    02-08-2012, 12:24 AM
  #6
Trained
Thinline
     
    02-08-2012, 01:35 PM
  #7
Weanling
Ditto on the ThinLine! I had their sheepskin halfpad - it was AMAZING. Sadly had to sell it because it was too bulky for my saddles 'perfect fit' so now I have the contour pad - amazing too! :] They really work
     
    02-08-2012, 08:25 PM
  #8
Started
I got the thinline ultra comfort sheepskin half pad from someone on here and I love it. I don't jump but just trotting around I can feel the difference. I got it for a great price(which was still a lot to me) and it was worth every penny for sure!
     
    02-08-2012, 10:18 PM
  #9
Weanling
Just curious... what is the difference that you feel? Less movement? I have been interested in buying my mare something. When I bought my wintec, the lady at the shop advised not to get any additional padding... but I am still interested! It seems like gel or something thin wouldn't reduce air flow, right?
     
    02-08-2012, 10:22 PM
  #10
Trained
Quote:
Originally Posted by RoosHuman    
Just curious... what is the difference that you feel? Less movement? I have been interested in buying my mare something. When I bought my wintec, the lady at the shop advised not to get any additional padding... but I am still interested! It seems like gel or something thin wouldn't reduce air flow, right?
You just stay more in contact with the saddle since the pad absorbs a lot of shock. If you put a thinline pad on the ground and drop a golf ball on it, it doesn't bounce. It just keeps things more quiet overall.
     

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