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  • Best AP quilted pad???

    I'm looking for an all purpose quilted saddle pad, that I can use as a daily pad.
    I have a new close contact saddle, that was custom designed for my horse and I don't need any extra padding.
    But I do want a pad that gives a little cushion and absorbs the sweat.
    I bought one from SmartPak and it's way too big to use in the hot weather.
    Any suggestions????

  • #2
    I like the Lettia pads. They're great quality and seem to do the job!
    For a thinner pad, I like the Perri's ribbon pads. They're cute and wash really well, although they're substantially thinner than the Lettia pads.


    • #3
      I like the ones by Classic Equine. Good sized and hold their shape well.


      • #4
        I like the 9.99 dover pads....
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        • #5
          Originally posted by naters View Post
          I like the 9.99 dover pads....
          Same here!
          "To do something that you feel in your heart that's great, you need to make a lot of mistakes. Anything that is successful is a series of mistakes." -B.J. Armstrong


          • #6
            PRI pads, hands down. They wear like iron, keep their shape and come in lots of colors, from festive (purple with pink piping) to conservative (white with black piping, hunter with tan, etc.). Equus Now will monogram them if you like.
            Full-time bargain hunter.


            • #7
              Ecogold is the best pad made.


              • #8
                Dover 9.99 pads! They hold their shape and lay flatly against the body.


                • #9
                  2nd vote for PRI
                  Being terrible at something is the first step to being truly great at it. Struggle is the evidence of progress.


                  • #10
                    And a 4th vote for the Dover $9.99 pads. Love 'em!
                    ~ Citizens for a Kinder, Gentler COTH...our mantra: Be nice. ~


                    • #11
                      5th vote for the $9.99 Dover pads. Love mine!


                      • #12
                        Another fan of the Dover pads, though I like the baby pads even more. They're actually just about the only things that I'll buy from Dover these days (well, that and ivermectin) that don't make me regret the cost of shipping.
                        Y'all ain't right!


                        • #13
                          I like the Thinline Contender pad. It is a great shape, has the Back on Track quilted pad with the thinline sewn on top. No added bulk but you get the benifit of the thinline and back on track material. It washes up easy in the washer and comes in white or black. .LOVE this pad!
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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by IsolaBella09 View Post
                            5th vote for the $9.99 Dover pads. Love mine!
                            I checked Dover website, which pads are $9.99, I have to get me some of those!!


                            • #15
                              I LOVE Lettia Cool Max pads....and EOUS pads.


                              • #16
                                Originally posted by PletchersMom View Post
                                I LOVE Lettia Cool Max pads....and EOUS pads.
                                It looks like you're way up north and might not deal with the daily extreme heat that we do down here, but do you think the Cool Max is really any cooler?
                                Y'all ain't right!


                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by horse-loverz View Post
                                  I like the Thinline Contender pad. It is a great shape, has the Back on Track quilted pad with the thinline sewn on top. No added bulk but you get the benifit of the thinline and back on track material. It washes up easy in the washer and comes in white or black. .LOVE this pad!
                                  I just got this pad and it is awesome! Yay!

                                  For the person who mentioned the Ecogold pads... these are majorly on my wishlist but they are incredibly expensive.
                                  "I have never let my schooling interfere with my education." - Mark Twain


                                  • #18
                                    I LOVE the Lettia Coolmax AP Pad. I just wish it came in Pony Size as my saddle flap is WAY too small for the regular sized one.


                                    • #19
                                      Dover pads are now on sale.