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SmartPak (#28835)

SmartPak Gel Half Pad

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The SmartPak Gel Half Pad is one smart way to your horse extra cushion while also keeping your saddle in place. The gel technology is shock absorbing, so you and your horse can have a more comfortable ride. It also has anti-slip grip to help keep your saddle securely in place. Plus, the perforation allows heat to escape and allows cooling airflow to keep your horse’s back from getting too hot. Feel it for yourself – you and your horse will love the cushiony comfort and relief that this half pad provides. 

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For best care, we recommend rinsing with warm, soapy water and storing in a cool, dry place.
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  • Shock absorbing to help keep your horse's back comfortable
  • Anti-slip grip keeps your saddle securely in place
  • Perforation allows for cooling airflow to keep your horse comfortable
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  • Spine Measurement: 21"
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One Size 21"L x 1/4" thick at center
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Spine Measurement 21"

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    SmartPak Gel Half Pad is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 16.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really works This keeps my saddle exactly where I put it and is protecting my horses back!
    Date published: 2019-10-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I needed My saddle fits well and I felt my sheepskin pad was just a little too much. I don't like to use just my saddle pad and wanted to add some shock absorbing cushion. This was just right! Haven't used it long enough to know about durability. Hence the 4, not 5 stars.
    Date published: 2019-08-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gel Pad Gets the Job Done Great gel half pad, does it job well, much better price than some of the other options out there. I’ve only used it for a few weeks, but it wears well & can just be wiped off.
    Date published: 2019-08-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great for how I am using it I purchased this to cut up and use as shims. Worked great, it holds its shape along the cut edge and being rubbery gel I don't anticipate it fraying or crumbling. Also because it sticks to itself the pieces aren't shifting around or bunching. It is working great and I feel more comfortable in the saddle sitting on top of these. My mare is very stoic so she never really gets grumpy or happy about her saddle so I can't speak to horse comfort level but she seems more forward with this vs some other shim materials.
    Date published: 2019-07-23
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Does the job I just needed something thin under the saddle to keep the pad a little drier as well as to provide a smidge of cushion. I hope it lasts awhile! Too soon to tell. :-)
    Date published: 2019-06-12
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