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Brittney917 09-12-2012 03:12 PM

Saddle Seat Cushions
The saddle I currently ride in was made by my boyfriend's grandma who was not worried about comfort! Just wondering if anyone uses a saddle seat cushion? If so what brand is it? Thanks!

silverfae 09-12-2012 08:07 PM

I use a shear comfort sheepskin saddle saver, which I love. I ride in an orthoflex cross country saddle that fits my horse perfectly, but it is hard as a rock - the sheepskin makes it a bit squishier and also makes the seat more secure. I have also heard good things about the cashel tush cushion too, but I have never tried one.

QOS 09-13-2012 01:10 PM

I have the Cashel Tush Cushion but don't use it anymore as I have a different saddle. I used it for a few months and it works nicely. Now it is just sitting in the tack closet!

phantomhorse13 09-13-2012 05:35 PM

I ride in a sheepskin full saddle cover and love it!

KarrotKreek 09-13-2012 09:31 PM

I like the Impact Gel sheepskin cushions.

PalmettoFarms 09-13-2012 10:03 PM

I LOVE the impact gel sheepskin cushions, and would swear by it. So comfy!

Inga 09-13-2012 10:08 PM

Your boyfriends grandpa made the saddle? Does he do that for a living? That is really cool. I suspect it takes a great deal of effort to make a saddle. Does it fit the horse well?

I also agree that the gel seats are really comfy and cool.

Brittney917 09-16-2012 12:25 PM

Thanks for all the suggestions!

Inga, his grandma made it. She used to have her own leather shop but no longer does since shes older. I imagine it took her a good amount of time to make this particular one... It has her name on it and a bunch of different animals on it and yes it fits my hose well :)

SueNH 09-16-2012 04:28 PM

I would love to see pictures of the saddle. Nothing like an old custom made saddle.

Brittney917 09-16-2012 11:57 PM

Here are some pictures of the saddle. My favorite part is the little acorn :o)

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