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Best Friend Comfort Plus Bareback Pad

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Product Summary:

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The Comfort Plus Bareback Pad offers a natural seat with extreme comfort.
Best Friend comfort plus bareback pads feature:
  • Non slip breathable material against the horses back assures the pad stays in place.
  • Will not absorb sweat. 
  • Can be easily cleaned by hosing off both sides in desired water temperature and line drying. Using detergent is not recommended. 
  • Patented breathable suede is bonded to high density polymer, an overlay of tuck & roll short nap fleece for a luxurious look and comfortable ride.
  • Leather reinforced billets attach to the patented non slip breathable girth.
They also have two stainless steel D's at the front for a breast plate, hand hold, or to snap on water bottles or carry bags.  Two additional D's are at the cantle. 
 
Item Specifications:
Length: 23", Cutback at withers, overall 27"
Width:  17" Center seam to bottom of flap
Well padded girth with keepers measures 29" from buckle to buckle.
Entire girth measures 82" in length when let out to it's maximum, minimum 49".

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I have back problems and have become weak in my legs. Thought a bareback pad might help me to gain leg strength and improve my balance. Also be comfortable for my horse and myself.
Denise R on Aug 1, 2015
this is the brand least likely to slip. and, riding bareback is a great way to become a more confident, more natural rider.
Patricia C on Jan 31, 2015
A friend uses one at mt barn. She has a black one and loves it and it looks sharp. The blue one in the photo didn't do much for me, bit seeing the black one in person made me warn one. It's super comfy and comes with a nice cinch.
Catherine C on Feb 9, 2015
Recommended by friend tried hers and liked it
Jeff R on Nov 4, 2014
Does one size fit all?
A shopper on Mar 6, 2014
Best Answer: It's supposed to. It fits my round barrel Arabian. My friend uses it on a really big horse, some exotic breed, the name escapes me. I cut some of the latigo strap back. It's really long.
Reply · Report · Catherine C on Jun 27, 2015
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Is there a way to attach stirrups to this bareback pad?
A shopper on Nov 17, 2014
Best Answer: No, there is not a way to attach stirrups to this bareback pad. This is a pad, it does not have a tree and is not a saddle. Stirrups to aid in mounting or balance would be dangerous as this would cause the pad to slip. It is a very comfortable bareback pad and does not cause chafing on the riders'legs. I think it has been a great tool for helping me relearn an independent seat.
Reply · Report · KIMBERLY P on Nov 19, 2014
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How long could you ride in this bareback pad without hurting you or your horse?
Makayla on Aug 3, 2015
Best Answer: I have only used this pad once so not sure how helpful I can really be. When I ride bareback its usually only for a couple of miles. When I used the pad my mare didn't seem to mind it and it was more comfortable for me.
I think that it could be used for a longer time period depending on how it feels to you and your horse. It's seems to be good quality and makes for a comfortable ride. The underside is a rubber gripping material but I would still treat it as if you were bareback and not rely on it to keep you seated. I have not had issues with it slipping but anything is possible.
Reply · Report · JENNIFER C on Aug 3, 2015
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Does one size fit all?
Makayla on Aug 3, 2015
Best Answer: While I do not know about "one size fits all" I can say that this bareback pad is great! It fit the Belgian cross that I was leasing, it fit my quarter horse gelding that was a bit on the plump side when I got him and it fits him now in his sleek state. I love it!
Reply · Report · Lydia B on Aug 3, 2015
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I have a gray horse. Does the color on the bareback pad or girth run?
A shopper on Aug 9, 2014
Best Answer: I purchased the black pad and have had no issues with this pad. I love it. My ridding buddy uses it on her horse too and likes it. The girth is the non slip foam like the underside of the pad. It has been color fast. I bought this pad because I used an older model that my next stall neighbor had and was impressed with the quality.
Reply · Report · KIMBERLY P on Aug 10, 2014
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does it fit all size horses?
Makayla on Aug 2, 2015
Best Answer: Yes, so far. I have used it on a bigger pony about the size of a POA she weighed around 800lb and 52 inches tall. It also fits on my Quarter horse and Thoroughbred. I don't know about a draft breed, but I think it could. I have really been pleased by this pad. It doesn't slide and helps me keep my seat. You could use your own cinch with it if you wanted so that it would fit your horse.
Reply · Report · Hannah K on Aug 4, 2015
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How is this for a high withered horse?
A shopper on Aug 22, 2014
Best Answer: I have found that all bareback pads are somewhat problematic in this regard. I like the Comfort Plus better than any of the others I have used because it is set up to attach an English breastplate to keep it from slipping back too far. If your horse has a sharp spine, using a pad underneath (English or western, depending upon how thick you want it) might be helpful. I have a special western pad that is built up for swayback horses.
Reply · Report · gretchen f on Aug 22, 2014
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Does the girth cover come with the pad?
victoria p on Mar 31, 2014
Best Answer: The girth consists of two part, the straps that come down from the pad (which are not covered) and the actual girth which is padded.
Reply · Report · SHEREE P on Apr 11, 2014
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is it for english or western horses?
Makayla on Aug 2, 2015
Best Answer: neither or both...it has no stirrups. its simply a pad shaped like an English saddle.
Reply · Report · PAUL B on Aug 2, 2015
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Is the navy pad a true blue color or is it more purple like in the picture?
Louise K on Aug 3, 2015
Best Answer: Can't answer your question (I bought black) but this is an amazingly comfortable pad!!
Reply · Report · Linda H on Aug 4, 2015
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can you go in the water with this pad?
A shopper on Jun 27, 2015
Best Answer: You could but the plush top of the pad would not dry very quickly. If the top got wet you would be riding on a sopping wet material. Not sure how comfortable that would be. I love this pad. The girth that comes with it is nice. I don't plan on going in water that deep. I got it in black and it looks really nice. The backing is a tacky too type material. Getting wet would not bother that. The plush top is like sitting on a stuffed animal.
Reply · Report · Catherine C on Jun 27, 2015
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I just received this item, and it differs from the photo. The girth strap attaches way at the bottom of the flap instead of through a cutout in the middle of the pad as the photo shows. Has anyone used the version I received or know if the change in placement of the girth attachment would materially change the way this product performs?
A shopper on Aug 7, 2015
Best Answer: The Manufacturer has confirmed that this pad remains as pictured on our site. If you received something different, please call our Customer Care team at 888-653-0026 for assistance with your order. We are available 8AM-6PM Eastern time on weekdays. Please inform the representative that you are calling about "E-Tool #36519."
Reply · Report · Maria PStaff on Aug 21, 2015
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What is the bottom of the pad made of?
A shopper on Mar 6, 2015
Best Answer: I can't tell you exactly what the material is called, but I will do my best to explain it for you... it is very soft, slightly squishy in a web pattern. Black. Yet hair doesn't stick to it! (remember the old puffy paint? it's like that!) Keeps the pad from slipping. I simply take my brush and give it a quick brush off when I'm done riding and that keeps it in good shape. I LOVE this pad :)
Reply · Report · renee s on Mar 6, 2015
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Do you think this will fit a 13.2 hand pony girth wise? I have been looking for a bareback pad for my pony and I am not sure if it will fit
ablhorses on Aug 10, 2015
Best Answer: This item is made for the standard horse 800-1100 pounds.
Reply · Report · Alexis KStaff on Aug 10, 2015
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Does the color of the bareback pad rub off onto the horses coat?
Makayla on Aug 4, 2015
Best Answer: No. My horse is white and the pad is black.
Reply · Report · DEBBIE S on Aug 4, 2015
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