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Back on Track/ThinLine Contender II Saddle Pad

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Top Manufacturers Join to Develop the “Ultimate Saddle Pad”

A joint effort of ThinLine® and Back on Track® has resulted in the Contender II Saddle Pad which is undeniably the most technically advanced saddle pad available in the world. The new shimable (shims sold separately) saddle pad delivers therapeutic thermal heat from the Back on Track fabric combined with the renowned shock absorbing properties made famous by ThinLine.

The technologically advanced Contender II Saddle Pad from ThinLine and Back On Track is available for Dressage and Jumping. ThinLine is very well known for their lightweight shock absorbing saddle pads.

The Ultra ThinLine is a popular item and the same technology is utilized in the Contender II saddle pad. Many top riders have ridden in the traditional Ultra ThinLine for years to absorb shock, distribute weight and stabilize the saddle by using a wonderful no-slip impact technology. The shock absorption is designed to help horses and riders reduce back pain. In addition top riders in a number of disciplines depend on Back on Track products to maintain their horses in the best condition possible. Back on Track products are made from a one-of-a-kind fabric that blends ceramic powder into polyester threads. The result is the horse’s body heat is reflected back in the form of a soothing thermal infrared ray that increases circulation. For horses, Back on Track manufactures a number of products including stable blankets, hock boots, saddle pads, and leg wraps. Each product has the ability to help reduce muscle soreness, inflammation, and stiffness. Back on Track products are recommended for both the treatment and prevention of stress related injuries.

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    Back on Track/ThinLine Contender II Saddle Pad is rated 4.6585 out of 5 by 41.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great feature for my horses back I love this one because, my horse has had issues with his back and hind end.. When I am riding him it seems like his back is not sore as much....
    Date published: 2015-02-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing pad! I never thought a saddle pad can make such difference. The horse I am currently riding is out of shape and need to learn how to balance again. We had issues before with a cold, sore back after riding. He is very hard to sit since he has a hard time giving his back. Now, with this pad, he is willing and trying more to give his back. Best part, his back is not sore anymore. I can sit much quieter and I need less muscle force to accomplish that. It is easier on my back. I am more relaxed while riding and I also don't have a sore back anymore. Love this pad! When I take it off his back is so warm but not sweaty. It feels like he had a heating pad on.
    Date published: 2014-12-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My horse loves this! My high withered OTTB loves this pad! Absorbs more shock for me as well. Both our backs are very happy! The pad has resulted in Jack using his back muscles more. Highly recommended.
    Date published: 2014-12-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this pad! Bought this pad for my thoroughbred and it's great for his back. He was starting to get rubbed on the top of his withers - this alleviated it! Plus, I had you guys embroider it and it turned out fabulous!!
    Date published: 2014-10-02
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it! It absolutely works to heat up his back muscles and he is less sore when we ride. Only wish it came in more colors and was cheaper! It is a little hard to wash and after reading reviews I opted to hand wash it with Ivory soap (neutral pH) and a small scrub brush, then leave it draped in the sun to dry. It worked very well but was time consuming and took 36 hours to dry.
    Date published: 2014-10-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from It just makes sense, AND it works!! I bought one of these in black a few years ago. I have tried many pads over the years, and this is the best I've found. It makes sense to join the shock absorption elements of the Thinline with the muscle warming elements of Back on Track. It is very durable, and I love the double billet keepers I don't want to have to stack multiple pads, which can compromise the fit of the saddle. This simplifies things. I ordered a white one just for showing. My mare's back is definitely more swingy when I use this pad. Great product!
    Date published: 2014-08-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is literally the best pad I have. I bought this pad based on the reviews of other Smart Pak customers. I am not disappointed. This pad is better than some that cost twice as much. I plan to by 3 more! Thank you, Smart Pak, for offering such a great product!
    Date published: 2014-04-22
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from This product has performed very well-less slippage, cool back on horse.
    Date published: 2014-03-12
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