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Ther-E-Quest Saddle Pad —

No matter what kind of saddle you're using, you can dramatically improve the riding experience for you and your horse with Ther-E-QuestTM air ride saddle pads.

There have been a variety of saddle pads on the market, but none completely solve the problems inherent with saddles. Padding may reduce spot pressure, but does it eliminate the pressure on your horse's spine? Does it give your horse more flexibility? Does it provide a system to work with your horse's natural cooling system to avoid dehydration?


After years of research and development, Industrial Designer Alan Brownlie has created the state-of-the-art HSR (Horse Saddle Rider Interface) Saddle Pad that eliminates all of these problems associated with saddles. By adapting ThermaRest® technology, Alan designed a totally new type of saddle pad called Ther-E-QuestTM. As a paradigm shift, this incredibly simple pad provides all the following benefits:

  • Evenly distributes your and your saddle weight over your horse's back without putting any strain on their spine or supraspinous ligament. Prevents your saddle from moving while you ride with its non-slip surface with a massaging, instead of rubbing, action.

  • Prevents dehydration with its special breathable fabric - it constantly allows the sweat to cool the horse as it was meant to instead of just mopping and collecting it, leaving your horse's body no choice but to continuously create more sweat in an attempt to cool down.

  • Improves your riding contact with your horse because you are closer and the horse can respond to the slightest pressure cues you apply. Allows your horse to move more freely through all gaits and turns by flexing with your horse instead of simply applying a static amount of pressure typical of rigidly connected pads.

  • Conforms and adjusts with the natural shape changes of your horse. Applies the correct amount of pressure to each side and easily adjusts for weight fluctuations in your horse.

  • Works to set the right adjustment every time you ride.
  • Ther-E-QuestTM Saddle Pad Videos:
    Part I: Benefits of the Ther-E-QuestTM Saddle Pad
    Part II: Saddle Fit and Positioning
    Part III: Shim Fit and Positioning
    Part IV: Saddling with the Ther-E-QuestTM Pad
    More Information:
  • Download the Ther-E-QuestTM Saddle Pad brochure
  • Ther-E-QuestTM Saddle Pad Instructions and Care
  • Shim Installation
  • Price:
  • Ther-E-QuestTM Saddle Pad: $250.00 *
  • Shim (1/4" or 1/2" thickness): $25.00 each

  • * Plus applicable tax and shipping
    ** Shipping time may take 2 - 3 weeks for arrival.

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