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Western Saddle Seatsaver

The Western Seat Saver cushion attaches with 4 non stretchy webbing straps and cinching buckles: around the horn, the cantle, and on each thigh piece to the breast collar, cinch ring or front D rings. Cantle straps keep the cantle cushion from flipping under when the rider mounts. The Seat Saver may be attached very securely on saddles without a horn by unbuckling the horn strap and running the two separate pieces through front D rings, buckling in front of the horn, or tuck the horn strap under the Seat Saver if you are not using it. The three other buckles will hold it quite securely alone.

For Long Western Cushion see Aussie Saddle Seatsaver.

Check out the option for fabrics and colors on the Fabrics page.

Western Padded Seat Saver

Western is available with extra padding built in. This padding is placed so that there is a raised area on either side of the tail bone which lifts the rider just enough to take some pressure off the tail bone. Extra built in padding replaces the "A Little Bit More" cushion shown below. It is not removable.

Attaching a seat saver to your saddle

Comfort Curves Seat Saver Cushions may be machine washed on gentle cycle or hand washed in cold, line dry. Dryer heat may damage fabric or foam materials. The cushion inside the Seat Saver is high density open cell foam similar to what is inside of furniture and will stand up to a lot of use. This was chosen to cushion and compress your body as you come down on the cushion and to expand when you come up off of it allowing for the next impact compression. It meets your body more gently than a saddle alone. A cushion with "A Little Bit More" second cushion will hug you as you come down into the saddle, like an over stuffed couch. When you get warm in your cushion a few bounces will expel hot air and your will cushion will feel cooler again. This cooling effect is only available in cushions which can breathe.

Fabrics with longer surface fibers like the faux sheep will hold more body heat. They will absorb sweat. Due to their fluffy texture they will also feel more cushiony. If they flatten down after riding, any pet brush will fluff the fabric up again.

Smooth fabrics like faux butter suede will be the coolest since they have the shortest fibers on the surface. They will absorb sweat.

Polar fleece fabrics have medium fiber length so will hold a medium amount of body heat. They will absorb sweat. Fabrics with a print design will hide dirt and hair.

The faux tooled fabrics have a rubber type of coating on the fabric which provides some grip for the rider. They do not absorb sweat. They do slough off the dirt.