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post #1 of 20 Old 02-06-2012, 04:48 PM Thread Starter
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Thumbs up ThinLine Saddle Pads

LOVE them, like actually love them. My saddle doesn't fit perfectly (surprise surprise) so I did my best to find the closest fitting saddle in my price range, but of course, there were still gonna be some glitches.

So I found ThinLine. I got the western ThinLine saddle pad, and it changed everything! She stopped pinning her ears when I saddle her up, started moving more loosely, just happier. It compensated for the little glitches from the saddle.

Two thumbs up!

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post #2 of 20 Old 02-07-2012, 07:29 AM
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Yep, I have english one and it does make a difference.

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post #3 of 20 Old 02-07-2012, 10:51 AM
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I love my Comfort Sheepskin Thinline Half Pad - it is an amazing pad :)

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I have three and love them all!

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post #5 of 20 Old 02-08-2012, 01:28 AM
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wish they made one to fit my saddle.
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post #6 of 20 Old 02-08-2012, 12:34 PM
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They. Are. AWESOME. :]
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post #7 of 20 Old 02-11-2012, 07:31 PM
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Omg that is good to hear, i have looked at there western pads and have really really thought about getting one, after i get my new saddle. This is great to hear positive feed back about them!
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post #8 of 20 Old 02-11-2012, 07:42 PM
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timingline-in what way did your saddle not fit that this pad helped? just wondering as I am looking into one of these and my saddle is a close fit too but not perfect!
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post #9 of 20 Old 02-11-2012, 08:10 PM
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I have the half pad for my english saddle because the wide gullet is not wide enough by the extra wide is a teensy bit too wide...

I didn't know they made a western one. What's it do?

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post #10 of 20 Old 02-11-2012, 10:31 PM Thread Starter
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It's made of an extreme shock-absorbing material, so any movement from you or your saddle is being absorbed by the saddle pad instead of your horse's back.

Jumper12 - My saddle was a little too wide for her, and she's still growing - so I got their saddle pad that comes with inserts. Last year I used the inserts to complete the fit, then took them out this year because she grew into her saddle. I wouldn't recommend using this pad if your saddle is too tight, there's not really a fix for any saddle that's too tight. It's kindof like wearing a shoe that's too tight, wearing a different sock isn't going to help, it will probably just make it worst if that makes sense?

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