Thermal Balance, Relief from Pressure Points, Improved Saddle Fit. Pure Merino Sheepskin panels protect and are removable for easy care. Cut anatomically correct to rise over the withers to avoid pressure in that area. Pad is made entirely from highly breathable micro fibers and poly-fillers. No foam or recycled materials are used. Replacement pads and panels can be purchased separately. Perfectly weighted for either schooling or show.