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Perfect for endurance, barrel, and Australian saddles
It is the dual benefits of extraordinary shock absorption and rider motion reduction that sets ThinLine apart from other saddle pads.
Nothing’s more important when out on an extended ride than the protection and comfort of your horse’s back. A panel of ThinLine shock absorbing, breathable foam is sewn onto a high quality quilted cotton endurance saddle pad. Breathable ThinLine technology helps to keep backs cool. In addition to the best protection for your horse, there is a pocket to place shims for saddle fit adjustment if needed.
Size:25″ Spine length | 15″ front drop | 14″ rear drop
For the horse.
A raised wither profile with a swallow topline makes this working equitation pad adaptable to the conformation of any horse – high withered or mutton withers. And the flexibility and stretchiness of the ThinLine molds around your horse’s shape. The contour of the pad, which follows the natural curve of your horse’s back, stops any bunching.
This thin pad frees up more room for narrow or snug-fitting saddles and improves the comfort for horses even with saddles which are perfectly fitted. The ThinLine also ventilates, across the pad, allowing excess heat to move out from under the saddle. Most important, to your horse, is how this cotton endurance saddle pad creates stability.
For the rider.
The slim design puts you in closer contact with your horse, so your leg can easily drape giving you a seamless feel of his sides. You’ll notice his back moving more, but with the extraordinary shock absorption of ThinLine, you will be moving in unison with your mount. The ThinLine layer sewn onto the pad has a 95% shock absorption rate that spreads impact LATERALLY along the pad. This means that the motion you feel under you as you ride is absorbed by the ThinLine and transferred ACROSS the pad instead of UP into your spine. And this same shock absorption benefit is being enjoyed by your horse as well. With the reduced movement of your seat, your balance is easier to keep so “staying” with your horse becomes second nature. You sit quieter, and he responds with a relaxed, softback, and freer strides.