TheSioux Felt Western Saddle Padby TuffRider is a sensible choice for any western rider. Made of compressed felt, the Sioux protects your horse's back from shock and impact from the rider. Felt is made out of compressed wool, which is provides ultimate breathability and keeps your horse dry and cool all ride long. Great for horses that have high withers, this pad features a cutout at the front to allow for wither clearance and spinal comfort. Wear leathers protect the felt's edges, prolonging your saddle pad's life.