This wool felt Nesting Pad is designed with a layer of memory foam to cradle the saddle bars and minimize slippage and saddle roll. With an anatomically cut spine, it fits the natural contour of your horses back. Absorbent 1 felt cushions and breathes. Futurity front wither relief for all-day comfort. Wool felt is the preferred choice in pad materials because it provides excellent shock protection. It will naturally wick away more moisture, release heat build-up, breathe for a cooler ride, and is quick drying after use. The wool conforms to the horses back resulting in less slippage. We use heavy oiled grain out leathers which result in less cracking and drying out. This pad is ideal for high performance, arena work, ranch work, and trail riding.