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Gel-Lite Split Support Pad
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Gel-Lite Split Support Pad

Item # 05142
  • Great for shock absorption and even weight distribution
  • Relieves sore, tired backs
  • Excellent for saddle fitting and conformation issues
  • Works great under AP, CC and Cutback saddles
  • Durable poly-cotton outer shell with Velcro split seam houses removeable Gel-Lite ™ half pads
  • Shell also has additional front and rear pockets for Gel-Lite Insert Shims (sold separately)
  • Shims are held snug and cannot shift
  • System offers multiple options for wide ranging conformation and saddle types
  • Optional White Quilted Cover protects system and also blends with white show pads.
Item Availability Quantity Price
#05142
in stock
$62.99 $49.99

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Dura-Tech® Gel-Lite Split Support Pad Cotton Cover
 
4.7

(based on 55 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (39)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good value (30)
  • Durable (29)
  • Comfortable (25)
  • Attractive (15)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Working/training (23)
  • Pleasure riding (18)
  • Show ring (18)
  • Trail riding (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced rider (18), Horse owner (12), Leisurely rider (3)

Reviewed by 55 customers

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5.0

Works for other brands of pads too

By HuntJump

from MI

About Me Experienced Rider

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Good Value

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Working/Training

    Comments about Dura-Tech® Gel-Lite Split Support Pad Cotton Cover:

    I searched forever for a pad cover for a Wilker's half pad. This one works great and keeps my white pad clean for the show ring. Washes up nicely every time.

     
    3.0

    It is well made but is too big and we can't use it.

    By Cindy

    from Thompson, OH

    About Me Experienced Rider

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive

    Cons

    • Bulky
    • Too big

    Best Uses

      Comments about Dura-Tech® Gel-Lite Split Support Pad Cotton Cover:

      We bought this to cover black gel pad for shows but it's too big and sticks out too much under the saddle.

      Service and delivery comments:

      No issues with delivery.

       
      5.0

      Great way to disguise the gel pad in the ring!

      By Megan

      from College Station, TX

      About Me Horse Owner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Good Value

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Pleasure Riding
        • Show Ring
        • Working/Training

        Comments about Dura-Tech® Gel-Lite Split Support Pad Cotton Cover:

        I purchased this to put over the gel pad, and it has done an excellent job of concealing it in the show ring. I highly recommend you purchase this if you are looking at showing with the gel pad. The gel pad is a touch too big for your typical show pad, and it will over hang. This white cover helps make everything blend better.

         
        5.0

        Great Pad! Very versatile and has worked well!

        By Megan

        from College Station, TX

        About Me Horse Owner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Good Value

        Cons

        • Unattractive

        Best Uses

        • Pleasure Riding
        • Show Ring
        • Working/Training

        Comments about Dura-Tech® Gel-Lite Split Support Pad Cotton Cover:

        I absolutely love the gel pad with the optional shims. I use it for a rear riser pad, and I feel like it is much higher quality than the pads that I have used in the past. The only problem that I have had with the pad is that it will hang out over your english show pad. I bought the white cover so it is as minimally obvious as possible. I would buy this pad again in a heart beat, though.

         
        5.0

        Great support pad!

        By Cassie

        from Columbus, ohio

        About Me Leisurely Rider

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Good Value

        Cons

        • Unattractive

        Best Uses

        • Pleasure Riding
        • Show Ring
        • Working/Training

        Comments about Dura-Tech® Gel-Lite Split Support Pad Cotton Cover:

        I bought this to help make a 16 yo ottb more comfortable when we ride. It seems to have done the trick famously! It's a high quality pad and not at all bulky but my mare has been less back tender. It's not overly attractive but does have an available cover that I will likely purchase before show season

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        Get answers from real customers and in-house experts.

        8 Questions | 11 Answers
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        • Q:

          Does the pad come with the shims or are they sold separate
          Asked on 2/20/2017 by Brittany

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            The shims are sol separately.

            Answered on 2/21/2017 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
        • Q:

          Are the insert sold in pairs?
          Asked on 1/25/2017 by kb

          3 answers

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Yes they are sold in pairs.

            Answered on 1/27/2017 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
          • A:

            Yes, they are sold in pairs.

            Answered on 1/25/2017 by Community Answer from None
          • A:

            Yes...in pairs.

            Answered on 1/25/2017 by andreawebb83 from undisclosed
        • Q:

          What is the thickness of the half pad without shims?
          Asked on 10/14/2016 by Grace

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            1/2" thickness.

            Answered on 10/24/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
        • Q:

          Will the pad fit inside of the DuraTech Fleece Half Pad?
          Asked on 2/19/2016 by tg

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            No, these go with the Gel-Lite Split Support Pad or item #05142.

            Answered on 2/19/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
        • Q:

          Will this work with a western saddle?
          Asked on 8/23/2015 by Nebula

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            We don't advise using it was a western saddle.

            Answered on 8/24/2015 by S
        • Q:

          Do the inserts come in pairs or are they sold individually?
          Asked on 7/24/2015 by Heather

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            They are sold in pairs.

            Answered on 7/25/2015 by Schneider's Customer Service
        • Q:

          Will the pockets hold more than one shim? If so, how many might be added?
          Asked on 5/9/2015 by Heidi

          2 answers

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            No, these are fitted for one shim only.

            Answered on 5/11/2015 by Anonymous
          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            One shim per pocket is best.

            Answered on 5/13/2015 by Schneiders Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, Ohio
        • Q:

          how thick are the shims? 1/2", 1" etc.
          Asked on 4/28/2015 by Sammi

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            The shims are 1/2" thick.

            Answered on 4/29/2015 by Schneiders Saddlery Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
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