The fundamental purpose of horse saddle pads is to provide a thin layer of cushioning between the horse’s back and its saddle. A saddle pad protects against friction caused by the saddle rubbing against the horse, and it helps protect the saddle by absorbing some of the horse’s perspiration. The exterior of many saddle pads is typically made of a durable, washable fabric blend, such as cotton with polyester fibers, quilted over a thin layer of poly fill. Depending on the materials used to construct the saddle pad and its specific design features, it can offer much more functionality as well. A saddle pad made from moisture-wicking materials, such as natural sheepskin, bamboo blends or high-tech fabrics, can draw perspiration away from the horse to help prevent back muscles from overheating.
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Designed to help keep your saddle secure, the ECOGOLD® Secure™ Cross-Country Saddle Pad won't slip or slide even in the most challenging conditions. Used by top riders, this cross-country pad has high-density foam in the seat area to protect your horse's back without adding bulk. Breathable high-tech materials throughout evaporate perspiration fast.
The Rider's by Dover Saddlery No-Slip Pad ensures comfort and a great fit. Placed on the horse's back beneath the saddle pad, this comfortable foam pad will help prevent pad movement. 17 x 22".
The Ultra ThinLine® Cotton Half Pad features a spine free, wither profile for the most comfortable fit. This half pad may be used with shims and may be placed over another pad.
The Roma® Ecole Star Quilted All-Purpose Pad is a quality pad with a fun star design. Available in lots of colors, this pad is easy to personalize with a monogram!
The Circuit Sheepskin Correction Half Pad features pockets for shims that let you adjust saddle fit as needed. Constructed with an open spine, it’s contoured to fit your horse’s back comfortably. The pure, dense sheepskin cushions and relieves pressure points and reduces friction. Includes 8 shims, 4 front and 4 hind, all 8mm thick.
ThinLine® Comfortplus Bareback Pad has breathable ThinLine bonded to high density polymer for a comfortable ride. Non-slip, breathable material next to the horse assures pad will stay in place. Other features are leather reinforced billets and a non-slip girth.
The Circuit Sheepskin Shaped Saddle Pad helps keep your horse's back comfortable. Sheepskin naturally encourages air circulation, wicks moisture and absorbs pressure points to alleviate friction sores. Ideal for schooling or competition, this shaped saddle pad has a classic quilted cotton top with a rolled sheepskin edge.
This Fleeceworks™ Half Pad with Sheepskin Trim provides discreet saddle fit correction plus cushioning and heat and moisture management. This shimmable half pad comes with two removable 1/2" Visco full inserts, which mold to the horse’s shape. Fleecework's Perfect Balance Technology allows this pad to work with any Fleeceworks insert.
The Fleeceworks™ Half pad with Rolled Edge reduces saddle pressure. Made with Merino sheepskin for an ideal bulk/benefit ratio and moisture management, this half pad has cross elastic panels along the top to eliminate wither and spine pressure.
The Rider’s By Dover Saddlery Comfort Pad is ideal for everyday use. Light and comfortable on the horse's back, this pillow pad features thick cotton quilted over lofty fill.