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Abby 03-03-2008 09:52 PM

BAREBACK PAD
 
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y38.../bbpadside.jpg
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y38...BBPADFRONT.jpg
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y38...BPADBOTTOM.jpg
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y38...pics/BBPAD.jpg

I just bought that, I was at a local tack store and someone custom ordered it and then said they didn't want it and refused to pay for it so she sold it at half price, so I only paid $59 bucks or something. The bad side? Its got a 12" seat and I need a like an inch or two of room so I'm going to start doing squats lol!! I fit fine its just when I want to use the grab strap my hand is in my crotch, i fit fairly snugly in it though (which I like) but I haven't plaid around with it completely on my horse only at home. Opinions on it? It came with stirrups and stuff but the first thing I did was take 'em off.[/list]

mlkarel2010 03-03-2008 10:22 PM

Yay for taking off the stirrups!! That's about the worst thing you can do is have a bareback pad with stirrups.... Sorry it's too small, it sounds awkward........ hmm, squats, I could use some of those too

Abby 03-03-2008 10:26 PM

Yea If I find it impossible I'll either take it back or ebay it or soemthing and order a different sized one, The stinky thing is I LOVE it already if I could just knock an inch off my rear I'd be PERFECT.

edit- Squats are great, I do them with either weights or something. I also do leg-lifts with ankle weights.

http://www.jumpusa.com/Merchant2/gra...kleweights.jpg

It helps trim and slim your thighs.

mlkarel2010 03-03-2008 10:40 PM

hmm, out of shape :cry: i just started walking two miles a day..... it was 70 out.....and now there's snow :x I think i'm going to use your ankle weight idea...... but right now they're keeping my garage door shut :lol: that's improvision

it's a nice bareback pad.... i just bought one on the internet like an hour ago, lol

JustDressageIt 03-03-2008 10:51 PM

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Originally Posted by mlkarel2010

I think i'm going to use your ankle weight idea...... but right now they're keeping my garage door shut :lol: that's improvision

Haha! My dad used to have a pair of ankle weights when I was a kid... they were essentially used as very large paperweights.

My2Geldings 03-03-2008 11:10 PM

Thats one fancy bareback pad. The ones I have seen have always been a saddle pad with a girth. You should have fun riding with that one.

mlkarel2010 03-03-2008 11:11 PM

they have multiple purposes, lol :lol:

PoptartShop 03-04-2008 01:55 AM

LOL that looks cool.

Abby 03-04-2008 08:43 AM

I always saw those too so when I saw this I was like Ooh fun! It is supposed to be a "Trail Pad" for riding on the trail and stuff. I only got it because of the cantle and that means we can run up hills without me almost sliding off so much.


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