Therapeutic Saddle Pad for Horse and Rider BacksThinLine delivers protection for both horses and riders.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.It is the dual benefits of extraordinary shock absorption and motion reduction that really sets ThinLine apart from other saddle pads. What is ThinLine? It 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, leading to comfort and a quiet connection for both rider and horse. All this is delivered in a breathable product measuring only 3/16 of an inch (4.6mm) in thickness.Every therapeutic fitting saddle pad comes with this extraordinary technology. Technology 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 ThinLineImproved equitation and shock absorption in an ThinLine Pad is quite measurable. The ONLY Saddle Pad Endorsed by Spinal Surgeons. Technology For Horses. 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. Custom saddle fitters like Cordia, recommend Basic ThinLine Pads to protect backs and keep saddles fitting until the next check. ThinLine will not alter the fit of a custom saddle. KSD. ThinLine is the only Saddle Pad endorsed by Veterinarians for Kissing Spine Disease.Veterinarians recommend ThinLine for horses with sore backs and as a preventative measure and as part of their therapy. Burlington Equine Veterinary Services in Vermont specializes in KSD Kissing Spine Disease treatment. They, among others, recommend the ThinLinePlus+ Basic Therapeutic Pad or any of the ThinLine saddle pads with a booster shim. Money Back Guarantee: How do I know ThinLine is delivering the comfort and protection my horse needs?Once you receive your saddle pad, ride in it for at least a week. At first, you may simply notice things like; “my horse was great today, my seat and aids were soft and effective”, great job! You will see daily improvement. But, this can be a bit subtle in the beginning. After at least a week of riding daily, begin your warm-up with the ThinLine. Once you are warmed up, remove the ThinLine and ride. This is when you will see just how much your horse is loving his ThinLine saddle pad.We want every ride to be the best ride. If you feel ThinLine is not delivering what you need all products may be returned for a full refund within 30 days. Of course, we would prefer you give us a call and tell us what is and is not working for you. Around the world, this product has helped both riders and horses work happier together. We hope our 30-day satisfaction guarantee will help provide confidence to try this amazing material.