I’m just curious what happens when you use an all purpose pad with a close contact saddle, because I have one saddle pad that is a hunter pad for my saddle which is close contact and I want a colorful pad like the Tuffrider all purpose colored pads. Are there close contact ones ? What would it look like if I used an all purpose one ?
I have a close contact and I use AP saddle pads all the time– it hasn’t caused any problems for me. As long as the saddle doesn’t rub on any seams and the pad covers well, it shouldn’t be an issue. To answer your question though, yes, there are close contact saddle pads. They have slightly different cuts than AP saddle pads, and I have and use both with no preference to either with my close contact saddle.
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