Cotton Quilted Saddle Pads

4.67 out of 5
(3 customer reviews)


Complete ThinLine protection. Fitted and square for jumping and dressage.

Cotton Quilted Saddle Pads

Quilted cotton saddle pad with ThinLine. Shim for perfect saddle fit or use alone. Protection for your horse, comfort for you. Easy care.


What is ThinLine?

ThinLine is a thin, shock-absorbing non-slip breathable foam.  It is the only equine product endorsed by surgeons, master saddlers, riders and veterinarians.

Where is the ThinLine?

A panel of ThinLine open-cell foam is added along the topline of the pads. The only product endorsed by surgeons, master saddlers & veterinarians.various cotton quilted saddle pads

 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, for horses, 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.  Trainers and riders find it a trusted product to improve rider equitation.

using cotton quilted saddle pads

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

Ease of use and a perfect fit are hallmarks of this English cotton saddle pad.  When using this full saddle pad your ThinLine is always in the right place.  It eliminates the need to use multiple pads, thereby reducing tack-up time and unnecessary thickness.  The 95% shock absorption rate and no-slip properties of ThinLine mean you have all you need for equine comfort and protection.  Easy to wash, feel free to bleach the white ones.

The ThinLine Cotton Quilted Pads are made with ThinLine (3/16″) over a high-quality quilted cotton base pad, creating a contoured wither profile and spine-free channel. This design allows the ThinLine to lay on either side of the spine so that it is always in the right place. Delivering the maximum shock absorbency in the minimum thickness. Guarantee comfort

ThinLine will not alter the fit of a custom saddle but it is also shimmable for fine-tuning saddle fit.  We love the way it encourages horses to lift and engage through the back.  It quiets rider movement, clearing the way for better communication and connection using lighter aids. This single unit cotton quilted saddle blanket solves slipping issues by eliminating the need for two pads and keeps the ThinLine right where you need it.

Colors and Options

Pads are available in jumping and dressage squares in black, white, and navy.

Fitted cotton saddle pads for jumping and dressage are available in white and black.

Care: Machine washable in cold water.

washing ThinLine

Saddle Fitting with ThinLine Shims

Our trim-to-fit shims may be used as a full shim to double your protection or you may easily create a pair of front, bridging, and rear shims by cutting the full trim-to-fit shim with a pair of scissors. Up to 3 layers of shims can be utilized.

using saddle fitting shims


a person adding a saddle fitting shim
Full Shim Inserting into Pad

a horse rider on a horseperson riding a horse

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs
Dimensions 26 × 12 × 2 in


Dressage Square: 23.5″ spine | 22.5″ – 21″ flap length
Designed to fit most saddles up to 18.5″
Dressage Fitted: Fits most dressage saddles up to 18.5″
22″ spine length | 22.75″ flap length | 15.5″ flap width

Jumping/AP Square: 22.75″ spine length | 21″ flap length
Jumping/AP Fitted:  21.5″ spine length, 19″ flap length, and the flap measures 17″ wide.

Cotton Saddle Pad Care Instructions

Machine wash cold in front loading washer. Turn the ThinLine to the inside. Spin to remove excess water. Hang to dry naturally with no heat source, including sun. Using a fan speeds the drying process. If you have a white pad, you may use bleach products such as soft scrub on the ThinLine material as well as using a little bleach in the wash cycle. All pads come with a one-year full replacement warranty when following our care instructions. When care instructions are followed, our cotton pads are proving to have an expected longevity of 7-8 years.

How to Buy Outside the USA

ThinLine is readily available in most countries. This site ships to the USA, Mexico, and South America. We hope you will use the following links to our authorized distributors in the following regions.  Here you will find all the great products and support you need: Europe and the UK: Australia: Canada:

3 reviews for Cotton Quilted Saddle Pads

  1. 5 out of 5


    After a long search and consideration, I selected the black cotton quilted pad for my horse. The pad works very well with the saddle and fits my horse correctly. It was well-received, my horse never objects to being saddled or ridden with this equipment. I highly recommend this line and plan to try other items such as the bareback pad.

  2. 4 out of 5


    I bought mine several years ago and I still like it and it is holding up very well. Two suggestions here for improvement. It would be great if you offered multiple sizes. I ride a large pony and this pad is a bit big on him. But most importantly, please, please add a vent strip to the center line like you have on the sheepskin half pad. Especially for the endurance pad (which I also own). These pads get very hot as there is not a lot of ventilation. My horses have Cushing’s and sweat a lot when ridden. A little more ventilation would go a long way. I have not purchased another pad because I am waiting for you to make this upgrade.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Stephanie Santini

    I have admired this Thinline Cotton Quilted Dressage Pad from afar for awhile now. I do not own my own horse, but have wanted the best for the lesson horse I do ride. She is a Percheron cross, and It fits her very well. I love that I have such a beautiful and comfortable saddle pad for her. I pair this dressage saddle pad with the Thinline Trifecta Half Pad with Sheepskin Roll. They work perfectly together and provide great cushioning and ventilation for her.

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    Are these pads 100% Cotton?
  1. Q Are these pads 100% Cotton? answer now

    The cotton pads are 80% polyester and 20% cotton.

  2. With the cotton quilted square dressage pad, are shims included?
  3. Q With the cotton quilted square dressage pad, are shims included? answer now
    A No, shims are to be purchased separately. You can find them here:

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