Saddle pads for trail riders make sure that the ride is comfortable for you and your horse. They don’t make an ill-fitting saddle any better, but they can help in reducing friction between the saddle and the horse’s hair and absorb and distribute any pressure from the weight of saddle and rider. The choice of different styles, materials and designs is overwhelming, so today Heather and Ute talk about the pros & cons of each and about their personal preferences.
Heather (Canada) Ute (India)
Your Equestrian Adventuresses Podcast Hosts and seasoned travellers & horse riders!
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- Function of Saddle Pads
- Different styles & materials
- Pads with inlays or shims
- Repurposing your saddle pad
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