The De Luxe Half Pad is made with Australian Merino Sheepskin. The open channel provides better air flow and relief of pressure points on the withers. Our Merino Sheepskin half pad optimizes close contact between the horse and the rider. The Deluxe half saddle pad absorbs and wicks away moisture while providing effective shock absorption. Helps regulate temperature and blood circulation. 2 inches rolled edge on front and back keeps pad in place for a secure, non-slip fit. Billet straps. Fits saddles 17 inches and below.