Contoured saddle pad?
SO I want to buy Sky a western saddle pad. I want to get something contoured (the current one I've been borrowing is contoured and we both like it) and in turquoise to match his colors. The only thing I can find is either in felt or in wool. Do y'all think it would be too hot in the summer? The one we are borrowing now is a neoprene but I'll be danged if I cant find one in the color I want AND contoured.
I have a 5 star contoured which I lOVE. It is black, and only 3/4' thick so that I can put any pretty pad I want on top. Breathes much better than anything else in the heat.
frank-really?? sweet! That makes me feel a lot better! I just looked on there site and I do like the way there pads look!
Love love love my 5 star!
Kind of bumping this up cause I have a few questions myself.
Do people prefer a wool, felt, or neoprene/gel/etc. for the base of the pad?
Are there any pads you recommend?
I know Amanda (the OP) had a few that she asked me to look at but I have no experience with them so can't really be all that helpful lol.
I like my fluffy saddle pad ;D
But I am looking into a better summer one :)
I am team contoured all the way, I hate the big square ones :/
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On a Mission!!
I'm browsing too, here is a few that I've found on ebay. Figure it's worth sharing them here rather than just email so we can get some opinions :)
Triple E Classic Trail Tack - Contoured Pad NEW | eBay
ReinSman TackyToo Blue Saddle Pad #24681T 32 X 32 Contour Brand NEW NIP | eBay
New Contoured Thick Fleece Western Saddle Pad Blanket-Horse Tack Teal | eBay
New Contoured Thick Fleece Western Saddle Pad Blanket-Horse Tack Blue | eBay
Professional's Choice SMx HD Air Ride Comfort Fit Contoured Alpine Pad 33x38 782146261117 | eBay
(We can go 50/50 on the pads, btw..)
Anyone have experience with these pads?
BLUE ABETTA WESTERN NEOPRENE NONSLIP HORSE SADDLE PAD - Saddle Pads
Horse Saddle Pad Cordura Wool Felt 32 X 31 Tack Tough Equine Turquoise PD on eBay!
Saddles Tack Horse Supplies - ChickSaddlery.com Cool Colors Contoured Pad & Tack Set
Any and all advice appreciated since we want to get a good pad for Sky.
Sky, I thought you rode English?
And I'm happy with a good old mustang pad so I would go with the first one just because I love that turquoise...but that's just me! Obviously the more expensive ones are better quality :)
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But my lessee rides Western (the OP) :) And so we found a western saddle for Sky and we're slowly getting him western stuff, including his own custom headstall which will be done tomorrow.
WesternBella-she does :) I ride western on him and we're trying to build his western tack a little since she wants to continue with it when she comes home as well as Dressage :) We wanna stick with turquoise on the pad since his western colors are turqoise and brown-I really like that first one too!
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