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Candice Bridgers

High quality, thick, natural fibers saddle blanket. Only want the best for my horse.

Larry Wade

Good fit and competitive price


Comfort of my horses is most important. Pad has to fit and stay in place.

Jeanne Hoiem

If I had time to be on Facebook or Twitter, I would like your company, but I have a full time job just keeping care of my farm & animals to be on either of them. Please do not hold this against me when considering my comments. Thank you.

When buying a saddle pad I look for the following:
1. Quality of workmanship, and Professional Choice
pad are very high quality. (I currently own 2.)
2. Fit, the way it fits under my saddle on my horse is very important to the comfort of my animals.
3. Construction/technology put into the making of the pad is very important, artificial fabrics don't keep the horse comfortable, and the cut of the underlining to enable good contact with the horse is very important. I am very interested in the technology of this new pad. This summer I will be spending a lot of time in the saddle trail riding and need a good pad.
4. Color, I like to buy saddle pads that work with the color of my horse. For my bay, I have red & black, for my Palamino, I have turquoise & tan. Now I need a flashy one to go with my Dark Brown boy, and under my new saddle for him. I am thinking that the "Cream & Royal" would look really sharp on him.

Sandy Akey

When I look for a pad it has to fit the best needs for my horse. Her back is the first thing I take into consideration. Will it conform, distrubute weight, keep her back cool. Protection, quality and durability.

Susan Ward

I love SMX Air Ride Pads and have used them for my horses for years. My horse's comfort is paramount to me, and I have found that the SMX Air Ride Pad is the absolute best at keeping my horse comfortable when I ride. These pads last practically forever -- and they are gorgeous, too! I have a smaller Air Ride pad that I use under show pads, and several others that I use for everyday work with my horse. The mare I have now has higher withers, and the SMX Air Ride Pad I ride her in fits her perfectly!

Sherry Howatt

While color can catch one's eye, I put my emphasis on fit. To me, that means technology is far more important than the latest fad.

Gina Waddell

I look for fit, function, and a great price when choosing a saddle pad. And a nice color can seal the deal.

toni darling

My horses comfort is the most important to me.


Fit and comfort are the most important factors.

Jill Jahn

Comfort for the horse and an attractive color/design is what I look for

Deborah Siekman

I love SMX Air Ride Pads. I have a 23 year old Arabian that has some rear hock and back issues. When I ride in the Air Ride his I can really tell he's more comfortable. I've owned the basic solid color pad and would love the opportunity to have one with a little extra padding and the beautiful pattern as well.

susan corbello

Technology is my main concern

Arlene Sciandra

When shopping for a saddle pad, my horse's comfort is always my top priority. I look for something that is well-padded and will not rub his hair. I also look for a pad with grip so the sadlle will not slide, also preventing irritation to my horse.

Denise Beswick

I am always looking for the best and newest technology in a saddle pad. I look for the best fit and what is the most comfortable for my horses. Durability is a great asset but comfort for my horses is my main concern. As for color and pattern, I like to stand out, you nailed it with this pad!

Paul Clark

I need a pad that does not rub the hair off about the hip.Have bought three high price ones that did not work. I do not know the cause.

Jordyn Somers

Fit and comfort on my horse


comfort for my horse is no 1 criterium. I do like to try out new technologies. Color isn't that important, just nothing too crazy, more into earth tones :-)

Amanda Johnson

Fit and comfort for my horse.


When looking for a good pad for my horse, I have to find one that fits well and is comfortable. I have an older horse that has had back issues and that has made me more aware of the importance of a good pad.

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