The most technologically advanced saddle pad available in the world today, the Contender II creates the perfect amount of warmth, stability, and shock absorption for both horse and rider. A panel of ThinLine Shock absorbing breathable foam is sewn onto the base product. In addition to the best protection for your horse there is a pocket to place shims for saddle fit adjustment if needed.
The Contender II is a joint venture between ThinLine and Back on Track. Designed to give you the best of the two top products for horses.
Why do Top Riders use Back on Track | ThinLine Saddle Pads?
Keeps a Horse’s Muscles Loose and Improve Movement.
Back on Track pads are used by many top riders all over the world and they see remarkable differences in their horses’ movements. They can help accelerate the recovery rate from strenuous exercise. The pads relieve pain and tension in muscles, while decreasing inflammation and increasing blood circulation. Helps horses with cold and sore backs keep their back muscles loose and supple.
What are the Effects of ThinLine Tack?
“The manner in which this product absorbs motion encourages horses to move through the back. ThinLine receive stories daily of how ThinLine saddle pads have improved a horse’s movement or a rider’s ability to sit their horse’s gaits. These riders tell ThinLine they have little or no back strain and that their horses are working better and happier. It’s a two-way street of comfort, preventing problems, resolving challenges and just having better communication.”
What is ThinLine?
ThinLine incorporates a unique, open cell technology which moves shock, weight, and heat laterally along the pad without compressing. The result is 95% shock absorption. The magic lies in the way ThinLine absorbs shock but allows the rider to truly feel the horses back. Motion is reduced by the rider and the horse and rider can work together in unison. Regardless of whether you are a beginner or and FEI Rider ThinLine improves comfort, communication and equitation.
Available in both black and white.
Contender II Dressage pads should fit most saddles up to 18.5″. This pad measures 22″ along the spine and 21″ drop at center of the spine.