Skip to content
PLEASE NOTE: You may experience errors on our site when using Internet Explorer. Please consider updating your browser, or download Google Chrome.
SmartTherapy Dressage Saddle Pad

SmartTherapy® ThermoBalance® Ceramic Dressage Saddle Pad

Our Price: List Price:
Our Price: Our Price: Sale Price: : $ (%) :
Member Price:
(Members save 5% at SmartPak)
:
SmartPerks Price:
(Because you have supplements on AutoShip, you save an extra 10% on this and all other SmartPak tack & apparel items!)
Your Price:
(You save 5% as a member of . And, because you have supplements on AutoShip, you save an extra 10% on this and all other SmartPak tack & apparel items!)
SmartPerks Price:
(Because you have supplements on AutoShip, you can save an extra 10% on this and all other SmartPak tack & apparel items! Enter promo code PERKS at checkout.)
Your Price:
(You save 5% as a member of . Because you have supplements on AutoShip, you can save an extra 10% on this and all other SmartPak tack & apparel items! Enter promo code PERKS at checkout.)
SmartPerks
Free Shipping (Details)

Save 10% Every Day!

Put your horse’s supplements on AutoShip to SAVE 10% every day on all SmartPak brand tack, apparel & gear.

Ride Along Item(s):

The few add-on items we have can be shipped free by syncing them with your supplement on AutoShip, shipping on a Barn Saver Shipping day, or by having a group of add-on items that total over $75. Have questions? Visit SmartPak.com/SmartPerks or call 1-800-461-8898 anytime.

*At least one individual AutoShip supplement or horse’s SmartPaks must be over $40. Some exclusions apply.

Ride Along Item Ships free with a qualifying item. Details

Save 10% Every Day!

Put your horse’s supplements on AutoShip to SAVE 10% every day on all SmartPak brand tack, apparel & gear.

Ride Along Item(s):

The few add-on items we have can be shipped free by syncing them with your supplement on AutoShip, shipping on a Barn Saver Shipping day, or by having a group of add-on items that total over $75. Have questions? Visit SmartPak.com/SmartPerks or call 1-800-461-8898 anytime.

*At least one individual AutoShip supplement or horse’s SmartPaks must be over $40. Some exclusions apply.

Free Ground Shipping
Free Return Shipping
SmartPak Return Policy - YouTube

As riders and online shoppers, we know it can be tough to buy a new bridle or pair of boots without trying them on. That's why we moved the fitting room to your living room (or barn)! From breeches to blankets, if you or your horse can try it on, you can return it, free! Just request a return with a FREE SmartPak return label from your Order History within 60 days of the purchase date. And of course, please make sure the item is in like-new condition with original packaging (we said 'fitting room', not 'war room'!).

Customize your program:
:

FINAL SALE - This item cannot be returned or exchanged.

FINAL SALE - This item cannot be returned or exchanged.

- +
Required (Optional)
on every AutoShip order (Details)
You'll love our AutoShip because it's:
  • Focused on happy riders - never worry about running out!
  • Easy to snooze or cancel online, anytime
  • Totally flexible - edit your order as often as you'd like
PLUS! You'll save % on every shipment if you order this product on AutoShip
You'll love our AutoShip because it's:
  • Focused on healthy s, because consistency is key
  • Easy to snooze or cancel online, anytime
  • Totally flexible - edit your order as often as you'd like
  • Your VIP pass to FREE SmartPerks benefits
PLUS! You'll save % on every shipment if you order this product on AutoShip
Price for one-time shipment:
AutoShip price: Price per shipment:
AutoShip Savings applied
Start date: Customize your program for estimated start date. View estimated schedule
:
Zone Map
Begin with the zone for the state you are in. Dates shown on the map indicate suggested start and end dates for Fly Stoppers™ shipments. You may want to shift a zone if your elevation or microclimate is unusual, or if you fall on the border between two zones. You can start anytime during the fly season. Choose "Year Round" for climates that have flies all year, and start now.
Program Type Shipment/Application Frequency
Regular Programs: Ships every 4 weeks. For low to average fly levels, frequent manure management and few neighbors.
Premium Programs: Ships every 3 weeks. For high fly levels or weekly manure management or nearby livestock.
of max 255 characters used
Just left - order today! Don't wait - just a few left!
These are for:
Sign in to choose an existing

Before purchasing this item, please note:

  1. This item can't be shipped to a PO Box.
  2. This product will be shipped directly from the manufacturer using a shipping company.
  3. The freight company will call you to schedule a delivery appointment.
  4. If SmartPak and the shipper are unable to contact you within 7 business days of the product shipping out, your order will be cancelled.
  5. You may be liable for any storage fees due to missed delivery appointments or requests for dates beyond the standard delivery window.
  6. When your shipment arrives, you will be responsible for inspecting the shipment to make sure it's complete and that no items are damaged.
  7. Before accepting the shipment and signing for it, you must record missing items and damaged items on the receipt, and take pictures of any damage.
  8. SmartPak and the manufacturer will not be able to assist you in filing a claim if you haven't noted any damage on the receipt. You will be responsible for filing any claims.

Shipping is not available to Alaska or Hawaii for this item. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that customization items will be delivered by Christmas. If you're adding customization to this item, please note the estimated arrival date in your cart.
Order within and have it by Shipping to
Add these items to your cart to get your estimated arrival date. Shipping to
All customized items are personalized in our Plymouth, MA facility, and it looks like this item is currently out of stock in that location.
Please call 1-800-461-8898 to order this product.
Lowest Price Guaranteed
We're bringing you this product at the lowest price allowed by the manufacturer so you won't find it cheaper anywhere else. This also means we can't apply any further discounts or promotions.
We're sorry this item is currently out of stock. Our team is working to get it back in stock asap.

SmartPerks Putting your horse's supplements on AutoShip helps you take great care of your horse, so we take great care of you with SmartPerks! When you order your horse's supplements on AutoShip, you're automatically* eligible for our FREE SmartPerks benefits, including:

  • Free shipping every day
  • 10% off all SmartPak brand tack, apparel, and gear

Learn more about SmartPerks

*At least one individual AutoShip supplement or horse's SmartPaks must be over $40. Some exclusions apply. Visit SmartPak.com/SmartPerks or call 1-800-461-8898 for details.

Overview

Why We Love This

Keep your horse’s back supple and loose with the SmartTherapy® ThermoBalance® Ceramic Dressage Saddle Pad. Ceramic particles in the pad’s ThermoBalance® underside reflect body heat back as soothing far infrared rays, making it ideal for cold-backed or hard-working horses. These rays penetrate beneath the skin to activate blood flow, which may help decrease inflammation. The exterior mesh layer not only provides ventilation, but style, too. Hints of metallic thread in the top layer's quilted fabric add subtle shine, giving the pad a luxe look. In addition to the therapeutic benefits of cFIR technology, the pad’s curving anatomical shape mimics your horse’s topline for further comfort and freer movement under saddle.

Also available in AP and Western cuts!
 
Ceramic far infrared radiation (cFIR) technology:
  • Increases blood flow, promoting body’s natural healing process
  • May help decrease inflammation
  • Improves recovery
  • Protects from oxidative stress
Imported

Favorite Features

  • Ideal for cold-backed, stiff, or performance horses
  • Combines style and comfort with black binding, grey piping, and subtle shine
  • ThermoBalance® fabric targets and soothes back muscles
  • Increased circulation quickens warm up and recovery
  • Ergonomic shape
  • Sturdy billet and girth straps
 
Ingredients
(Maintenance Dose = )
Ingredient Amount
Instructions
Instructions for Use:
Washing Instructions:
• Machine wash in cold to warm water
• Use mild detergent
• Hang to dry
• Do not use bleach or fabric softener
• Do not put in dryer

Instructions for first use:
• Because different horses take different lengths of time to get used to ceramic technology, introduce your horse to SmartTherapy™ ThermoBalance™ slowly
• Start with 1 to 3 hours per day for the first few days and observe your horse’s response
• After 4 or 5 days, if your horse seems acclimated, you may gradually increase the number of hours the product is worn each day if desired
• If your horse is accustomed to wearing gear unsupervised and it will be safe for them to do so, consider having your horse wear the product overnight to maximize SmartTherapy’s benefits
Sizing
23" spine x 21" drop
What Customers Say:
Reviews
SmartTherapy® ThermoBalance® Ceramic Dressage Saddle Pad is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 28.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My horse loves this pad! I tried this on my horse and he is sooo much happier I bought a second one. It looks great, washes great and is well padded.
Date published: 2021-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Keeps my horse much cooler Living in a very warm area, keeping my horse cool while riding is almost impossible. I have noticed that sweating under the saddle pad has decreased (the heat has not).
Date published: 2021-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great light pad My sensitive mare really likes this pad and so do I. Right away I noticed that this pad is lighter than some of the other therapeutic pads meaning that I can use it in the southern US summer heat. It is barely large enough for my dressage saddle but it works. So far it is holding up well. I would love to see it in some other colors.
Date published: 2021-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makes all the difference for a sensitive back I have used two of these pads in black exclusively since June of 2020, having used each approximately 100 times a piece and washing them several times. The ceramic tech has made all the difference in my horse's warmup time and overall back comfort! Only now in the last couple of weeks have I had the piping just behind the girth keeper begin to fray, which does make me wish there was some sort of alternate material where the leg and girth naturally rub. Otherwise these pads are beautiful, effective, and definitely durable!
Date published: 2021-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Pads My horse and I love them so much I have one in each color.
Date published: 2021-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great dressage pad! I wasn’t looking for a particular type of pad, just a nice one when I found this one. After reading the reviews I decided to try it. I would not have truly believed the difference in my horse’s movement and willingness if I hadn’t seen (ridden) it for myself! She was much more fluid and forward and generally happier! Bravo Smartpak! I am going to order one for my jump saddle as well! ( please make in an eggplant colour!)
Date published: 2021-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My New Favorite Pad My mare loves this saddle pad, and so do I! She tends to be a bit cold backed and sensitive (think "the princess and the pea"), and she's never shy about letting me know how she feels. Having a pad that helps her to stay loose and comfortable through her back is very important to me, and this one checks all of the boxes. The fit of this pad is perfect for my mare as well as my saddle, which is a 17.5". It pulls up easily into the gullet to allow for wither clearance and doesn't shift or bunch at all during my rides. I love that this material is highly breathable and lightweight, which sets it apart from other ceramic saddle pads. I can use this one year-round without worrying about too much heat buildup. This pad is easy to keep clean and can be machine washed on cold - however it should NOT go in the dryer as it can damage the fabric. I use a gentle detergent and hang to dry. This pad is perfect for anyone looking to support their horse's back health and help keep their muscles limber and performing their best. Whether your horse is a top competition horse or a beloved pleasure princess like mine, they deserve the comfort of this saddle pad!
Date published: 2021-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My horse loves it! Tried this and now I don't want to use any of the other pads that I have in my collection. My horse goes so much better using this pad. It is amazing. He is so much more "together" and forward.
Date published: 2021-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best pad for a cold back!! I bought this because everyone was sold out of the back on track pad in black. I was skeptical of another company since the BoT products work SO well, but because smartpak has THE best customer service, I knew it was safe to try. Omg, I am so glad I did! This pad works just like the BoT ones! I always use my fleece BoT blanket before a ride in the winter, and that combined with this pad has been so helpful for my horse. He isn’t arthritic or older, but he does have a weak stifle that can give him trouble. This combination quickly lowers our winter warm up time and makes us a more efficient team!! Plus the gray boarder is so pretty and looks good with all of our colored polo wraps :) The ONLY downside I would say is if you ride in a dusty arena, this holds the dust too well. I give it a good shake after riding but it still looks dusty.
Date published: 2021-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am loving the saddle pad!! I bought this saddle pad after learning that my 4 year old OTTB had a bit of a tight back, after having some bodywork done. I have learned how to keep his back looser but wanted to try a saddle pad to see if it could help transfer heat and keep his muscles relaxed. I have been using this pad for a month and he is moving freely and seems to be happier and using his body in a better, healthier way AND it is a pretty pad.
Date published: 2021-01-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from He likes it! My hyper sensitive guy loves his Back on Track "beanie" and I thought I'd try the Smartpak pad with similar qualities. He seemed to like it right away and he seemed to get softer in his back, though have only used it once so far. I wonder if it will prove too hot in summer. The trim is a bit thick on the edges.
Date published: 2020-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I’ve had this for a couple of months now and it has my horse loves his smart therapy dressage pad!! It has held up well and works like my back on track products. Wonderful perk is the pad stays put under the saddle and is much softer on the coat and less rubs appearing; especially this time of year when his coat is clipped!
Date published: 2020-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Immediate difference! I noticed a difference the very first time I used this saddle pad! My horse has a slight roach back that has been improving with chiropractor work, but I wanted to try to make her even more comfortable. I put the saddle pad on as soon as I finished brushing her so that it has time to "work" while I finished tacking up. The difference was astonishing! I could immediately tell she was much more relaxed and comfortable. It was the best ride I have had in the 2 years I have owned her. Not only did it make a huge difference for my horse, but it is less expensive than other brands and I have complete confidence in the quality of all products made by SmartPak.
Date published: 2020-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from looks and feels good Got it a few weeks ago and have been using it on me not the horse yet. Seems to be helping with sleeping and my back isn't as sore when I get up in the morning. Horses will have to wait a little longer :)
Date published: 2020-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this. It's a very nice saddle pad. Fits well with my saddle.
Date published: 2020-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top notch quality for a very good price. Great fit for my horse.
Date published: 2020-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it This is a nice quality pad, and I love the little shimmer it has to it that isn't really noticeable in pictures. I have many BoT products for my horse that I frequently use on myself, so I figured the best way to test this pad out was to lay it on my chair and see how it worked for my back, just as I frequently do with my horse's BoT products when he isn't using them. I could feel the same effect on the tight muscles in my back, just a bit less intense, and it didn't make me sweaty like BoT products can, which I found nice. I think the lesser intensity is a point in its favor, as my sensitive horse can only use his BoT products for an hour or two at a time, and perhaps with the SmartTherapy he could go longer. I rode in it the other day and I had the same response from my horse as he gives to his BoT pads, so he's certainly happy with it, which is really all that matters! I've recommended it to all my barn friends, as it is at a great price point as well.
Date published: 2020-06-29
  • y_2024, m_4, d_12, h_6
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_3.0.41
  • cp_2, bvpage2n
  • co_hasreviews, tv_1, tr_27
  • loc_en_US, sid_22033, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_smartpak
  • bvseo_sdk, net_sdk, 3.2.0.0
  • CLOUD, getContent, 114ms
  • REVIEWS, PRODUCT
Q & A
Videos
Introducing SmartTherapy
SmartTherapy features ThermoBalance™, a ceramic-infused fabric that can help your horse train better and recover faster. Check it out here!

Recently Viewed

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov