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Sopris Split Pad

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Sopris Split Pad (for use with the Roughy saddle)

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$58.00 SPLIT

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Used with the Sopris Roughy Saddle.

The design of the Sopris Split Pad—which is actually a two-piece pad—was conceived to eliminate all contact with the spine and to allow body heat to vent through the top of the saddle. Each pad provides one inch of padding--the design and materials work together to absorb shock and to prevent the pad from compressing under the load. The pads are each enclosed in a tough ballistic nylon cover with a Velcro closure, which can be removed and washed, and each pad piece attaches to the underside of the saddle with Velcro. This pad can also be used on straight-bar saddles to increase the saddle’s contact area. An added feature of this pad is its ability to be custom fit to a sway-back animal through the use of our moon pad inserts (available on request).

    Specs:
  • 1680 denier nylon covers.
  • Two Quick Release buckles on the front of the pad connect to the diagonal strap on the Sopris Chest Strap.
  • Each half: 10" x 19"
  • Total Weight: 1 lb 10 oz.
  • Colors: Red, Green, and Blue