Fancy Saddle Pads — are They Worth it?

Supracor pad

Although I am an admitted saddle addict, I am not a saddle pad addict. I know people who own multitudes of colors . . . have gel pads, riser pads, sheepskin pads, and correction pads. It’s come to the point where saddle pads now cost more than some of the saddles I’ve owned. I mean […]

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How hard is it to change a Wintec gullet?

I’ve owned several Wintec saddles over the years. Until now, they’ve always arrived with the right size gullet. Until this one. A few months ago I bought a Wintec Pro Jump on Ebay. I like the saddle a lot. I’d owned one before and sold it because I didn’t think the flap was forward enough […]

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The benefits of using sheepskin saddle pads

After the Saddle Dr. came to fit our saddles in April, I mentioned that he recommended a cushy saddle pad for older horses (Older Horses can Benefit from a Saddle Pad that Cushions). One of the options he recommends is sheepskin. Yes, they offer a nice soft soft cushion but the therapeutic value of  natural […]

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