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Choosing the Perfect Saddle Pad

Saddle pads are available in many colors and styles. When buying a horse pads to your saddle you can actually get unclear about which pad is best to your horse. Here are several easy tricks to follow to pick out the perfect pad on your horse.


Before moving out in your local farm supply or tack store you need to discover a couple of things. To begin with precisely what is the function of the pad? What style of riding will you be using the pad for? You simply must match the saddle type to the pad type. English saddles are smaller so if you provide an English saddle you might need a saddle pad made to fit an English saddle. Same applies to Western saddles, they are bigger so you will need a bigger Western style pad if you work with a Western saddle. Your horse's shape will likely play to your decision. Budget and style preference are another things to consider, colors, patterns and exactly how much you're happy to spend.

Should you ride western then you will likely desire a nice saddle blanket to place on the simple pad.

Measure the saddle you want on making use of before deciding on the pad. For maximum horse comfort the pad should show a minimum of 1 1/2 inches around all edges of the saddle. This can protect the horse from the saddle active.

Expensive pads don't necessarily get them to your best option. Watching out for sales is a great way to save money. Look online for a few of the top deals on saddle pads.

Build your horse a happy horse and choose a quality saddle pad which fits your budget plus your horse. A person that you may will need to go by having a some different saddle pads before finding a pad which is the perfect fit to your horse as well as doesn't slip. In case your pad is equipped with slippage, your horse might need a therapeutic pad, which can be something to keep in mind.
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