Half Pads

Half Pads

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Horze Front Riser Gel Pad
RRP -13%

Horze Front Riser Gel Pad

€60.99
RRP: €69.99
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LeMieux Matrix Support Dressage Half Pad
RRP -10%

LeMieux Matrix Support Dressage Half Pad

€107.99
RRP: €119.95
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LeMieux Matrix Support Euro Jumping Half Pad
RRP -10%

LeMieux Matrix Support Euro Jumping Half Pad

€100.99
RRP: €111.95
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Horze Middle Riser Gel Pad
RRP -13%

Horze Middle Riser Gel Pad

€60.99
RRP: €69.99
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LeMieux Matrix Support Foam Dressage Half Pad
RRP -10%

LeMieux Matrix Support Foam Dressage Half Pad

€107.99
RRP: €119.95
LeMieux Wither Relief Memory Foam Half Pad

LeMieux Wither Relief Memory Foam Half Pad

€119.95
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Horze Harleigh Sheepskin Correction Pad Horze Harleigh Sheepskin Correction Pad
RRP -13%

Horze Harleigh Sheepskin Correction Pad

€129.99
RRP: €149.99
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Horze Gel Front Riser Pad
RRP -21%

Horze Gel Front Riser Pad

€54.99
RRP: €69.99
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Back on Track Aurora Impact Half Pad Back on Track Aurora Impact Half Pad

Back on Track Aurora Impact Half Pad

€124.00
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Horze Fur Half Pad Horze Fur Half Pad
RRP -14%

Horze Fur Half Pad

€29.99
RRP: €34.99
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Horze Fux Fur Pad Horze Fux Fur Pad
RRP -17%

Horze Fux Fur Pad

€49.99
RRP: €59.99
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Acavallo Gel Seat Saver Gel Out 10mm for Jumping Saddles Acavallo Gel Seat Saver Gel Out 10mm for Jumping Saddles

Acavallo Gel Seat Saver Gel Out 10mm for Jumping Saddles

€119.95
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Horze Cairo Infra-Red Half Pad Horze Cairo Infra-Red Half Pad
RRP -20%

Horze Cairo Infra-Red Half Pad

€39.99
RRP: €49.99
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Horze Gel Back Riser Pad
RRP -17%

Horze Gel Back Riser Pad

€49.99
RRP: €59.99
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Kavalkade Wool Half Pad with pockets Kavalkade Wool Half Pad with pockets

Kavalkade Wool Half Pad with pockets

€134.90
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Horze Anti-Slip Gel Pad
RRP -14%

Horze Anti-Slip Gel Pad

€59.99
RRP: €69.99
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Karlslund Gel pad

Karlslund Gel pad

€63.36
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Eskadron Saddle Pad PRO BALANCE

Eskadron Saddle Pad PRO BALANCE

€64.95
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Horze Memory Foam Pad with Faux Fur Horze Memory Foam Pad with Faux Fur
RRP -17%

Horze Memory Foam Pad with Faux Fur

€49.99
RRP: €59.99
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Christ Edge Ultra Half Pad

Christ Edge Ultra Half Pad

€139.00
Kavalkade Pad KavalTop with genuine sheepskin

Kavalkade Pad KavalTop with genuine sheepskin

€125.50
Horze Ultimate Neoprene Anti-Slip Pad
RRP -13%

Horze Ultimate Neoprene Anti-Slip Pad

€19.99
RRP: €22.99
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Eskadron Saddle Pad ANTI SLIP

Eskadron Saddle Pad ANTI SLIP

€44.95
Kavalkade Front Gelpad

Kavalkade Front Gelpad

€81.20
Acavallo Memory Foam Half Pad

Acavallo Memory Foam Half Pad

€132.50
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LeMieux Pro-Sorb Half Pad
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LeMieux Pro-Sorb Half Pad

€89.95
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Acavallo Active Soft Gel Pad Light Weight

Acavallo Active Soft Gel Pad Light Weight

€48.50
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Kentucky Horsewear Sheepskin Anatomic Half Pad Absorb

Kentucky Horsewear Sheepskin Anatomic Half Pad Absorb

€144.99
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Horze Memory Foam Contour Pad Horze Memory Foam Contour Pad
RRP -21%

Horze Memory Foam Contour Pad

€54.99
RRP: €69.99
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Acavallo Gel Seat Saver Dri-Lex Jumping Acavallo Gel Seat Saver Dri-Lex Jumping

Acavallo Gel Seat Saver Dri-Lex Jumping

€113.50
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Acavallo AC-Grip System & Memory Foam Half Pad Acavallo AC-Grip System & Memory Foam Half Pad

Acavallo AC-Grip System & Memory Foam Half Pad

€157.00
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Christ Half Pad with Edge

Christ Half Pad with Edge

€139.00
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Christ Ultra Half Pad

Christ Ultra Half Pad

€109.00
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Kentucky Horsewear Absorb Sheepskin Half Pad Kentucky Horsewear Absorb Sheepskin Half Pad

Kentucky Horsewear Absorb Sheepskin Half Pad

€194.99
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Horze Back Riser Gel Pad

Horze Back Riser Gel Pad

€69.99
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Horze Harleigh Gel Pad with Lambskin Lining Horze Harleigh Gel Pad with Lambskin Lining
RRP -12%

Horze Harleigh Gel Pad with Lambskin Lining

€149.99
RRP: €169.99
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Acavallo Piuma Feather Light Pad & Front Riser

Acavallo Piuma Feather Light Pad & Front Riser

€69.95
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Christ Halfpad

Christ Halfpad

€109.00
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Horze ProComfort Pad Horze ProComfort Pad
RRP -17%

Horze ProComfort Pad

€24.99
RRP: €29.99
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LeMieux Lambskin Half Pad

LeMieux Lambskin Half Pad

€129.95
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Kavalkade Saddel Pad Kaval-Top-Vario

Kavalkade Saddel Pad Kaval-Top-Vario

€59.90
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Kentucky Horsewear Half Pad Correction Impact

Kentucky Horsewear Half Pad Correction Impact

€184.99
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A choice of half pads in different materials 

The most common type of half pad is probably the sheepskin pad. It provides a shock-absorbing and back-protecting effect.

Gel pads are used to compensate for unevenness in the saddle or to make a saddle that does not fit perfectly more comfortable for the horse. For example, this can be achieved by choosing a half pad that raises the rear part of the saddle.

Anti-slip pads made of neoprene or with rubber coating keep the saddle in place. This may be necessary for horses with less pronounced withers.

In general, half pads have one thing in common: they should distribute the pressure from the saddle evenly over the entire horse's back, thus relieving the pressure on the horse. We stock half pads from leading brands such as Lemieux, Weatherbeeta and Acavallo.

The half pad lies between the horse's back and the saddle. It is designed to protect the horse's back by distributing the pressure of the saddle and rider evenly. It can be made of thick woollen fabric, sheepskin, gel or foam. At the same time, there should not be too much material between the saddle and the horse's back, to ensure that the fit of the saddle is not negatively affected. Western riders usually use Western pads made of a thick woollen material. These pads are very large and therefore fit western saddles well.

In general, the pad should lie on the horse's back over a large area in order to be able to distribute the pressure as widely as possible. The material must be thin but shock absorbing and soft. In addition, it should be soft enough to fit snugly to the horse's back.

Half pads are available in various designs. They can be made of sheepskin, have gel padding or replaceable panels, be filled with air, or offer front or rear elevation. 

Ultimately, they all serve to correct minor flaws in the fit of your saddle and to reduce the pressure on the horse's back by distributing it comfortably.

This helps you to adjust your saddle a little better, for example when your horse is in the growth phase or is being retrained after a break. 

Half pads come in a choice of styles. Choose one based on the function you'd like it to fulfil. For example, if you want extra shock absorbing properties or to distribute the pressure of the saddle and rider better on the horse's back, gel pads are excellent. The gel in this type of pad spreads under the saddle and compensates well for minor fit issues.

Sheepskin offers excellent breathability, as the natural material absorbs moisture well and provides good ventilation. At the same time, a sheepskin pad also offers a shock-absorbing effect.

You can also choose a riser. These are half pads that have inserts at the front or rear to slightly raise your saddle and keep it more level. It is best to think about what you want the half pad to achieve before buying it, then choose based on that.