She gets alfalfa cubes in the winter to make up for the lack of grass. Weight isn’t a problem in the winter, it’s just that she has to stand around with an empty tummy while my chubby 7-year-old munches on hay all day.
I was thinking about a padding scenario. The only place she rubs is the very top of her withers but I’m afraid even with a sleazy the pressure would still be there. Schneider Saddlery has blankets that are supposed to provide wither relief but I’m a little skeptical!