EquineLUX Saddle Pads
REVERSIBLE half pads with insertsREVERSIBLE half pads with inserts


From the standpoint of a saddle fitting specialist, a saddle pad with open pockets (i.e. compartments that are not divided into sections) is much easier to use and adjust in terms of the way it fits the horse, in comparison to a conventional multi-pocket pad.

Simple and reliable design makes EquineLUX saddle pads and half pads one of the best products currently available on the market.



EquineLUX saddle pads and half pads with two large (full-size) pockets for shims can accommodate both specialized and DIY shims for additional cushioning and/or for saddle fitting. Most importantly, full-size pockets are designed to contain large shims which can be 2 inches longer and 1 inch wider the area covered by your saddle. Thus, EquineLUX saddle pads and half pads guarantee an even distribution of rider's weight to minimize a chance of pressure points development.

If you take a look into one of the pockets, you will notice how the textured surface of the air-knit spring mesh textile prevents shims (inserts) with rough surfaces like foam, felt, or wool fibers to move around or crumple. These materials literally adhere to the fabric when a rider is in the saddle. Moreover, they can be easily inserted and removed at any time through to the wide pocket openings.

HR-foam inserts (shims)* for EquineLUX saddle pads with pockets (compartments) can also be cut into 2 or 3 pieces. This technique can let you put them into pockets of the saddle pad in a way to adjust the saddle fit by providing extra cushioning or lift the saddle where it is required.

Karen Withstandley, Certified and Insured saddle fitter, The Refined Equine LLC, Olathe, Kansas, USA

NOTE: Only a certified saddle fitting specialist can add wool flock to the EquineLUX saddle half pad in order to adjust the saddle balance.