T3 Matrix Barrel Shim Pad with Non-Slip Lining and T3 Ortho Pro-Impact Proteciton Inserts
He may not be a linebacker, but he deserves to be protected like one. The technology used to protect NFL players is now available to protect your horse. Introducing Toklat's T3 Performance Pads with Superior Impact Protection.
An all-in-one pad with Impact Protection inserts AND shims
Full length Impact Protection inserts that cushion, protect, and absorb up to 90% of the energy transferred between horse and rider
Shims that allow rider to adjust an imperfect saddle fit, or compensate for asymmetrical muscle development. Build up side to side or front to back, as needed
This pad is not intended to be used with all of the shims at one time. If you find that you need all of the shims, you don't need a shim pad. Refer to the regular Matrix Barrel Pad
Detailed shimming instructions can be found here.
Shim pad comes with three internal full-length pockets on either side of the spine, each pre-filled with two 1/4" customizable felt shims for a total of 12 shims
Shims and Impact Protection inserts accessed through velcro closure on the spine
A rugged non-slip military-grade topper
Breathable non-slip mesh keeps saddle pad securely in place
Extremely lightweight and breathable
Correctly placed cut-out for close-contact leg position
High profile for maximum wither clearance
Ergonomic design for maximum freedom of movement
Hardy genuine black wear leathers
Dimensions: 28" seat, 18" front drop, 15" rear drop
What this means for your horse: A noticeably more comfortable back and rounded top line. Aids in maintaining a healthy back.
What this means for you: A more secure seat and less bouncing in the saddle. Less stress on back, knees, and ankles.