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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar. 16, 2010

    Question Saddle Pad "Etiquette"

    For showing, is it customary to use white pads for dark colored horses and black pads for grays? Or are both white and black pads ok regardless of the horse's color?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar. 22, 2005
    Where it is perpetually winter


    Showing in what? If you're doing the hunters or the equitation, you should only use a white fitted pad.

    If you're doing the jumpers, you can use whatever you want (except for classics, then white is most appropriate), but I personally think white looks classiest.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun. 29, 2004


    Exactly what Supershorty said.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul. 2, 2003
    Woodland, Ca


    The reason that people you black pads on greys is that no matter how hard you try you can't make your white horse as white as your white pad... otherwise what Supershorty said.

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