Learn how to determine the best horse saddle pad to keep your horse comfortable on the trail and to prevent back soreness in horses. A horse saddle pad that fits correctly can help prevent back soreness in horses, while a improperly fitted saddle pad can cause horse problems.
On the trail, tack changes aren't easy, so saddle fit becomes all important. Optimal saddle fit will let you and your horse leave home comfortable and sound, and return that way six or seven hours later. Here, we give you 10 at-a-glance saddle tips — six for your horse and four for you — designed to improve your trail rides, no matter what type of saddle you ride in.