Our saddle experts are very excited to add this line of pads from Professional's Choice to our saddle pad selection. Hand woven 100% wool Navajo blanket top. Heavy-duty SMx Air Ride™ core protects the horse’s back from pressure. 100% merino wool lining helps wick away moisture and conforms to the horse’s back for maximum comfort.
SMx H.D. (Heavy-Duty) Air Ride™ Saddle Pads have a 3/4 inch breathable core. These thicker pads are appropriate for any western discipline. Heavy-Duty Air Ride™ absorbs shock that could affect the performance of the horse.
Breathable: Allows air to circulate in all directions so the horse feels less heat and cools off faster.
Shock Absorbent: Impact is absorbed and deflected throughout the core and away from the horse’s body.
Pressure-Distributing: Energy is dispersed throughout the core, evenly distributing weight from saddle and rider.
Compression-Resistant: Withstands repeated stress while maintaining its strength and structure.
Lightweight and Flexible: Supple, lightweight and conforms to the horse’s back
Dimensions: 34" x 36"
Which Professional's Choice SMx Air Ride Pad is right for you?
Heavy Duty (Abbreviated H.D.): SMx H.D. Air Ride Saddle Pads have a 3/4inch breathable core. These thicker pads are appropriate for any western discipline. Heavy-Duty Air Ride absorbs shock that could affect the performance of the horse.
Orthosport: SMx Air Ride Orthosport Saddle Pads are specifically designed for strong-shouldered and prominent-withered horses and have a 1/2 inch breathable core, plus a second layer of padding in the dished out areas behind the shoulders and along the spine. This extra padding helps to achieve a better saddle fit and assists in the even distribution of pressure across the entire back, especially relieving pressure from the highly susceptible withers and kidney areas.