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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Supracor pad helps keep horses’ backs cool

When I was a kid, saddle pads were used primarily to keep your saddle clean. They were thin pieces of cloth, mostly white. Now? Saddle pads are therapeutic. They have pockets for shims to improve the fit of  saddles. They provide non-slip surfaces. They absorb shock. And they can help keep your horse’s back cool […]

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