As horse owners, we have a big responsibility when it comes to taking care of our horses. The equipment that we choose to use when riding can have a significant impact on the safety, comfort, and well-being of our horses. Whether you realize it or not, your saddle pad is one of the most important pieces of tack so you should use great care and consider a lot of options when picking your new pad.
A good ride starts with the proper saddle fit, and the way your saddle pad fits can make or break the way a saddle fits your horse.
When it comes to the design of a saddle pad, you want something functional that is also going to keep you and your horse riding at your best. With many saddle pads on the market, close contact saddle pads have made a major impact on the equine industry. Why is that?
Danyelle Campbell with Best Ever Pads shares some of her favorite saddle pads for barrel racing and why she chooses those specific pads for her horses.