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jrzeqrider
Dec. 27, 2009, 06:33 PM
What is the difference between a jumper saddle pad and a normal A/P square pad? Just sold my eq. horse and moving to the jumpers, so doing lots of shopping. :)

http://www.beval.com/Products/Beval-Quilted-Jumper-Pad/3006006.aspx

SkipChange
Dec. 27, 2009, 06:46 PM
Nothing. :)

I'm a big fan of plain white pads for jumpers. I have Navy trim, Light Blue piping for mine. Dover has some perpetually on sale for $20 in a variety of colors. http://www.doversaddlery.com/product.asp?pn=X1-1976&ids=975968041&bhcd2=1261957934
I think you can get it as a Buy-a-Bonus for only $15

jrzeqrider
Dec. 27, 2009, 06:52 PM
Didn't think so, but wanted to make sure I wasn't missing something. Thanks!! :D

SkipChange
Dec. 27, 2009, 06:54 PM
Have fun shopping. Mmmm I love saddle pads!
P.S. jumpers have more fun ;)

Dun Ciarain
Dec. 27, 2009, 07:17 PM
I actually have the Jumper style and the A/P style Toklat jumper pads and there is a slight difference in the design of the shape of the curve of the pad in front of the flaps, but nothing substantial. It is only noticable when the pads are laid on top of each other, otherwise you won't typically notice the difference.

superpony123
Dec. 27, 2009, 07:50 PM
nothing, really! if anything, they have just a tiny bit more length (oh, give or take half an inch :lol:) to make sure there's room to pin your number on to the pad. but really, unless your saddle has a gigantic flap, you're not going to run into an issue finding room to pin your number to any old AP pad

BAC
Dec. 28, 2009, 04:12 PM
There is a difference if you are buying an Eskadron saddle pad. I just ordered some as a gift and the jumper pads have a more forward cut, the part in front of your saddle has a definite, noticeable curve towards the front of the horse, the A/P is square.

Not So Practical Horse(WO)man
Dec. 28, 2009, 10:38 PM
Get that beval pad! I have one and i am in LOVE with it :)