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Dura-Tech® V-Free® Dressage Pad
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Dura-Tech® V-Free® Dressage Pad

Item # 30709
  • Designed with new spine and drop measurements to accommodate warmbloods and heavier muscled dressage horses
  • 100% cotton outer, brushed cotton lining, machine washable, line dry
  • V-Free® wither design provides generous amount of wither relief to prevent irritation
  • Divided billet straps accommodate the widest variety of saddles and billet placements eliminate any shifting under your saddle
  • Width 25 ½" x Drop 21" x Spine 25"
  • Colors: white or black
Item Options / Availability Quantity Price
#30709
$49.99 $39.99
Embroidery Just Makes It Better

Personalization adds just the right touch to set you and your horse apart from the rest. Embroidery is a great way to ensure your horse’s things don’t get mixed up with your barn-mates’. Personalize a gift with embroidery to make it extra special.

Delivery Time

Please add up to 2 days to the delivery time for orders with embroidery.

Pricing

Size of embroidery has been pre-selected to best fit the item. Prices range from $9.99 for small area monogram to $29.99 for 2-line large area name (up to 10 characters per line).

How to add embroidery to your item

Check the “Add Personalized Embroidery” box then click “Add to Cart.” A page will appear to walk you through the process for choosing the perfect font style and thread color for your item. When you’re finished, click “Continue” and you will be taken to the check-out page.

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Add Personalized Embroidery

Embroidery Just Makes It Better: Personalization adds just the right touch to set you and your horse apart from the rest. Embroidery is a great way to ensure your horse’s things don’t get mixed up with your barn-mates’. Personalize a gift with embroidery to make it extra special.
Orders for personalized items cannot be cancelled or returned except when due to defect.

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Dura-Tech® V-Free® Dressage Pad
 
4.7

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (15)
  • Durable (14)
  • Good value (14)
  • Comfortable (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Working/training (12)
  • Show ring (11)
  • Pleasure riding (6)
  • Trail riding (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced rider (13), Horse owner (3)

Reviewed by 24 customers

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5.0

LOVE this pad!!

By New OTTB Mom

from Cleveland, Ohio

About Me Experienced Rider

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Good Value

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Pleasure Riding
    • Working/Training

    Comments about Dura-Tech® V-Free® Dressage Pad:

    I bought this pad to fit my "shark fin" withered OTTB and boy was it a good find! The pad fits like a glove and the multipled sections on the billet strap ensure that the pad lies in just the right spot. The fabric has held up great in wash and cleans up easily. If this came in more colors and stich patterns my wallet would be in for a serious hit!

     
    4.0

    Great design, not colour fast

    By nmwor

    from Portland, OR

    About Me Horse Owner

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good Value

    Cons

    • Not colour fast

    Best Uses

    • Show Ring
    • Working/Training

    Comments about Dura-Tech® V-Free® Dressage Pad:

    First off, I have to say that I LOVE the divided billet straps. I'm not sure why other companies don't do this as it keeps the pad in place and you can do away with the annoying straps. I like the V wither design as well - doesn't rub or slip. Now for the criticisms: I find the outer cotton to be rough. I'm sure this is part of what makes it durable, and I have found that it has softened up a bit after several washings, but just something to be aware of if you're used to other pads that are softer. My biggest issue with the pad is that the black pad is not colour fast. I found that the dye was wearing off under the saddle where my billets and flap rest after just two washings. I wash cold, delicates and hang to dry, so I know it has to do with the dye used for the black pad. I have a Back on Track black pad that only started to shed dye after about 3 years. If they can select a better dye in the future then I'd have no complaints.

     
    5.0

    This is my second Dura-Tech pad purchase

    By Minnesota Home

    from Zimmerman, MN

    About Me Experienced Rider

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Comfortable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Pleasure Riding
      • Trail Riding
      • Working/Training

      Comments about Dura-Tech® V-Free® Dressage Pad:

      I bought a 2nd Dura-tech pad to rotate with my original purchase to allow for drying between hot summer trail rides. I love the design of the pad for wither relief and the fact that the individual billet strap holders help keep the pad in place. This is the best designed pad I've found.

       
      5.0

      Best saddle pads EVER!

      By Dobby's Mom

      from Livermore, ME

      About Me Experienced Rider

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Good Value
      • High Withe Relief
      • High Wither Relief
      • Individual Billett Slots

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Pleasure Riding
        • Showing
        • Show Ring
        • Trail Riding
        • Working/Training

        Comments about Dura-Tech® V-Free® Dressage Pad:

        These pads are the only ones I buy now. They hold up well to daily usage, frequent laundering and look and fit great for schooling or showing.

         
        5.0

        Finally

        By Dressage710

        from Boston, MA

        About Me Experienced Rider

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Value
        • Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dressage

          Comments about Dura-Tech® V-Free® Dressage Pad:

          Finally a saddle pad that doesn't ride down on the withers and has multiple loops for the girth to hold it in place! Already recommended to friends and trainers. Good quality for the price

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          • Q:

            Where is this product made?
            Asked on 4/8/2016 by 1mar

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              This product is made overseas

              Answered on 4/11/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
          • Q:

            Are these pads filled with a foam, cotton batting or perhaps a heavier felt. How thick or heavy are they.
            Asked on 9/15/2015 by Sheepdoc from Reno

            1 answer

            • Staff Reviewer

              A:

              Heavy duty cotton outer shell, foam filled, soft flannel lining.Slightly over 3/8" thick.

              Answered on 9/18/2015 by Schneider's Customer Service
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