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The Close Contact Show Pad

The Close Contact Show Pad
from $378.95

 

5 Star Pads

The Close Contact Show Pad
is a contoured 100% Virgin Wool Felt pad designed for all purpose, close contact, hunter and jumper style saddles yet will fit some dressage saddles. Ourraised wither profile accommodates even the sharpest of withers and our customizable spine leather marries the contoured 100% VirginWool Felt for impeccable saddle fit. Velcro strap adjusts easily. This saddle pad offers maximum protection for both horse andrider’s backs during training and showing. The Close Contact Show Pad pairs well with off the rack, semi-custom,and custom saddles and gives ideal shock absorption positively influencing rider feel and saddle fit. This added shock absorption improves the horse’s comfort, general way of going as well, and the rider’s equitation. Our 100% pure virgin wool felt wicks away moisture, cleans up easily, andprovides non-slip properties for maximum stability. Our pads aredurable with many still in use after 15+ years! Hand-made in the USA! Do not machine wash.

Pad Specifications:

• 41" wide x 20" length at spine (23" Long at the longest point) (16 1/2" Long on the drop down)
• Colors: Natural
• Thickness: 1/4" White f10 wool

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5 Star Experiences

Brandy Higdon

Tennessee

I love the 5 star pad because my horse is much more comfortable and he doesn't sweat as bad under the pad. It makes my saddle stay in position with no slipping and also I don't have to tighten my cinch as tight because it keeps the pressure more even.

Tink Thran

I love the 5 star pads. They are the only pads I use now. I have had some of the more so called popular pads but they do not compare to the 5star.. I will not use any different pad. I actually keep an extra in my trailer. Easy to clean and always looks nice.

Mandee Fetzer

I had my saddle taken in to check fit and they recommended your company. This contoured his back so well it improved how my saddle fit his back. We haven't had problems since! I love that I got to customize my pad making it unique to me. Thanks for making such a quality product!

Larry A Garner

Oak Point, TX

I bought my first 5 Star pad over 15 years ago. I have had several over the years. When I started looking to replace it and become a dealer I inquired to everyone I could about what was the finest saddle pad made. I always heard about this little outfit in Arkansas called 5 Star.

Brandy Higdon

Tennessee

The 5 star pad conforms great to my horses back and gives much needed relief on his withers. I love how soft but very durable they are and they are so easy to clean. I had tried other types of felt pads but he was very unhappy and as soon as I put this one on he's very comfortable and relaxed.

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