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post #1 of 4 Old 08-29-2008, 05:15 PM Thread Starter
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Open cell vs. Sheepskin

Which do you think does a better job of absorbing impact and making the horses back feel better?
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post #2 of 4 Old 08-29-2008, 11:07 PM
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I dont know exactly what and open cell is but i say sheepskin saddle cloth.

I regularly use a sheepskin under my other saddle blanket to prevent my horse from getting saddle sores - he is really prone to getting them and find sheepskins cheaper than a gel pad.

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post #3 of 4 Old 08-30-2008, 04:37 AM Thread Starter
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oops answered my own question; I found this article
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post #4 of 4 Old 08-30-2008, 05:14 AM
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I'd say Sheepskin.
I use my Mattes pad regularly, my horse doesn't have a problem with his back but he just performs so much better when I'm riding in it. I also really like the Ecogold pads.
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