Most every horse person knows that a poor fitting saddle can cause pressure points, but a less commonly known fact is that your saddle pad, if made from synthetic materials, can trap heat against your horse causing sores and swelling.
Depending on the terrain and the conditions, as well as how long you plan to be on your horse, trail riding can be physically demanding on both you and your horse.
Place your saddle pad in the right spot on your horse’s back and you’ll get the most out of your pad, your saddle and your horse! Watch as Chris Cox explains proper pad placement.
Your horse puts in a lot of work. Sometimes all day long. You know this. Whether you’re out gathering cattle, throwing loops, or on a long trail ride, your hard-working horse deserves a pad with its needs in mind.
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