Why Buy ThinLine Saddle Pads?

How ThinLine enhances the Rider experience.

Even the best riders know there is always room to get closer to perfection. ThinLine can help you with both performance and comfort.  ThinLine stabilizes the rider, which creates a quieter seat that leads to better communication and improved harmony.  It does this by functioning in two very different ways at the same time.  As the thinnest shock absorb-er, the ThinLine grips the saddle and reduces (sheer) movement.  Meaning, your seat and lower back be come much quieter.  Giving you a closer, quieter  connection with your horse.

How ThinLine enhances the Equine experience.

You want your horse to be happy and comfortable. ThinLine is the most protective pad on the market, it distributes impact, weight and heat quickly, which allows your horse to experience maximum comfort during work and develop confidence and balance.

ThinLine Western and English saddle pads are fantastic for young horses, school horses, intense sport horses and horses with previous back soreness.

If you have a horse with a sore back, kissing spine disease or if you regularly ride in high impact situations we developed a more intense double thickness for your horse. ThinLinePlus+ is 1/4 inch thick. It is available in the English basic pads, Western basic pads, or you can make any shimmable saddle pad ThinLine Plus thickness by adding a set of Booster Shims.

Both ThinLinePlus+ and ThinLine provide shock absorption, weight dispersal and improve saddle fit.

Therapeutic Benefits for Horses & Riders:

ThinLine Western and English saddle pads improve the back health of both horses and riders because the shock absorption works laterally rather than recoiling back into their spines. ThinLine, the only product endorsed by spinal surgeons. In addition, it is sold and endorsed by veterinarians, equine chiropractors, saddle fitters and equine massage therapists’ around the world.

Saddle Fitting & ThinLine Shims

Because we know saddle fit is critical to keeping horses comfortable, every pad (except for the basic version) is shimmable. You can add ThinLinePlus+ or  ThinLine inserts to help adjust saddle fit, you can even stack them! Shims stay in place during washing and riding.  The open panel allows you to place the saddle fitting shims exactly where you need them.

Why Buy ThinLine
Front, bridging and rear shims

                                 Front  – for Wither Relief  Rear – lift the cantle  Bridging  –  the sway back.70 booster shim going in 2 high res WEBBooster Pack Shims Alt 1200

The Full ThinLine Plus Booster Shims allow you to create ThinLine Plus thickness in any saddle pad without altering custom fit.

With our money back guarantee you can see and feel the difference.

ThinLine delivers protection for both horses and riders.custom saddle fit shims inserts

The only product endorsed by surgeons, master saddlers & veterinarians.

 What makes ThinLine so different?


“The manner in which this product absorbs motion encourages horses to lift their backs, developing strength and top-line.  It has been endorsed by Veterinarians, as well as Spinal Surgeons for Riders. It is a top pick for Master Saddlers around the world. Equine Chiropractors and Massage Therapists carry it on their trucks to keep horses going strong, supple and relaxed.  Because ThinLine is dedicated to the comfort and health of horses we even work with other Therapeutic Companies such as Back On Track; where they incorporate ThinLine into their designs.”

It is the dual benefits of extraordinary shock absorption and motion reduction that really sets ThinLine apart from other saddle pads.


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What is ThinLine? ThinLine is a unique, open-cell foam which moves shock, weight, and heat laterally along the pad without compressing. The result is 95% shock absorption.  But don’t let all the testing and technology get in the way of what really happens.  Extraneous motion and impact are nearly eliminated.  Resulting in comfort and a quiet connection for both parties.  All this is delivered in a breathable product measuring only 3/16 of an inch (4.6mm) in thickness.

Every ThinLine Western & English Saddle Pad comes with this extraordinary technology.  Pads also come with a pocket to add saddle fitting shims. Also made of the same shock absorbing foam.  Non slip and breathable.


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Technology Endorsements For Riders:

ThinLine moves impact laterally instead of up into the rider’s spine. Reducing back strain, providing protection for riders’ spines while improving equitation and delivering a close contact feel.


Spinal Surgeons research saddle pads and endorse ThinLine
Improved equitation and shock absorption in an  ThinLine Pad is quite measurable.


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Technology Endorsements For Horses:

SMS master saddle fitters Master Saddlers research ThinLine. 

So many horses improve top-line muscle tone by using ThinLine Master Saddlers such as Cordia Person. (CSF) who also educates saddle fitters on how to shim with ThinLine. Fitters like Cordia, recommend ThinLine Pads to protect backs and keep saddles fitting until the next check.  ThinLine will not alter the fit of a custom saddle.

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Why Buy ThinLine saddle pads.