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Saddle Pads in your Colors

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  • Saddle Pads in your Colors

    I'm looking to get a saddle pad in my newly chosen colors of brown, silver and navy blue. I think that that particular color combination would be impossible to find off-the-shelf. Where can I look for custom pads? I'd rather go cheaper if possible.
    Forward momentum!

  • #2
    Tipperary makes very stylish pads. Wyoming Tack Shop can get them, you can order them directly, or I think Sipps Silks will do them. Also, Equine Textiles here in KY, if you talk to the manager, does a great job. I have 3 VERY custom pads that I have used for literally 5-8 years that I just adore.
    "Gallop as if you were to die tomorrow, jump as if you were to live forever."


    • #3
      Bit of Britain has an option for a custom pad. I have two from there and LOVE them!

      Good Luck!


      • #4
        Mattes makes custom saddle pads that don't have fleece on them, so they're not horribly expensive. Smartpak has them. I have a dressage pad (had to have champagne) and just got a XC pad for Christmas in my colors, and I love them!
        Jessica Bortner-Harris
        "Throw your heart over the fence and your horse will follow."


        • #5

          duh! lol
          Horses are amazing athletes and make no mistake -- they are the stars of the show!


          • #6

            PadPerfect.com has fantastic pads. I bought two mid season. They wear incredibly well and do not fade. When I wash them, the colors do not run either. The pad doesn't shift - the root of all evil when riding in my monoflap saddles. I absolutely love these pads. They are cheaper then most other customized pads out there. She was giving a 15% discount to all ARP members too.

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            • #7
              I think Pacific Rim INternational, PRI does custom pads.


              • #8
                Jacks and Wilkers both make them , aprox retail $45.00 and $50.00 respectively.


                • #9
                  I also really like the Toklat Classics III pad. A mite spendy ($60-75 maybe) but they wear like iron and come in a variety of cuts for different saddle models. My SJ pad is a white one with red piping and black binding (a popular enough color combo but surprisingly hard to find...)
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                  • #10
                    I bought a common "base color" (in your case it would be navy) and brought it to a tack shop that had the custom embroidery machine. They embroidered a double diagonal stripe in the less common color - I think it was $10.
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                    • Original Poster

                      Originally posted by HelloAgain View Post
                      I bought a common "base color" (in your case it would be navy) and brought it to a tack shop that had the custom embroidery machine. They embroidered a double diagonal stripe in the less common color - I think it was $10.
                      That is an awesome and inexpensive idea!
                      Forward momentum!


                      • #12
                        Dover does a fairly nice one that is inexpensive: http://equestrian.doversaddlery.com/...0Saddle%20Pads
                        OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!


                        • #13
                          Originally posted by ClassAction View Post
                          That is an awesome and inexpensive idea!
                          Thank you! I was rather proud of myself.

                          BTW, stay away from gilt/metallic piping, The second you wash it the shiny stuff comes off. And saddle pads are one of those things that generally need washing!
                          Proud Member: Bull-snap Haters Clique, Michigan Clique, and Appaloosa Clique!


                          • #14
                            Originally posted by HelloAgain View Post
                            I bought a common "base color" (in your case it would be navy) and brought it to a tack shop that had the custom embroidery machine. They embroidered a double diagonal stripe in the less common color - I think it was $10.
                            Can you post a pic of this? Silly, I know, but I want to show it to someone to see if they can do it for me!
                            Big Idea Eventing


                            • #15
                              well its in a trunk in my parents basement, but it can *faintly* be seen in this very tiny photo:
                              Holly saves my ^%#@! bacon (again)

                              Basically the stripes are about 3/8" wide, and follow the angle of the diamond quilting, with one quilt's width apart.

                              There is a slim chance I can get at the actual saddle pad, or maybe get a better scan of the photo.
                              Proud Member: Bull-snap Haters Clique, Michigan Clique, and Appaloosa Clique!


                              • #16
                                Thats fine! Your description should be enough to clarify anything we can't figure out from the pic!

                                Big Idea Eventing