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Pic-Ha Pad on EQUIFOR

Pic-Ha Pad

£295.00

Designed to go under your existing driving saddle or long reining pad, that often come in a ‘one size fits all’ design, to fit your horse or pony perfectly, spreading the load evenly.

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Winner in the innovation class for ‘Totally New Products’ at the BETA International Trade Fair 2018

Described by the judges as “a very innovative product that is easy to use and adjust, boasting great quality and craftsmanship”

Designed to go under your existing driving saddle or long reining pad, that often come in a ‘one size fits all’ design, to fit your horse or pony perfectly, spreading the load evenly.

Visit the Pic-Ha Pad website for more information.

Designed to be an addition to your existing harness.

Every driver would like a special connection with their horse built on trust. This should be built on their horse’s welfare  and correctly fitting comfortable harness. As every horse regularly changes shape with their fitness,diet and maturity, their driving saddle too should be able to adapt to meet the changing needs.

The pic-ha pad allows this to happen. It is a pad designed to fit under your driving saddle or long reining pad,with 5 easy to change gullet plate options.

The driving saddle is then placed on top of the Pic-ha pad and clipped into place with a simple webbing and easy tighten system.

This means that any driving saddle that you use can be easily fitted, with a Pic-ha pad, to fit correctly with maximum comfort for your horse.

The panels can also be easily re-flocked by your saddler, so meeting all of your animals needs.

Whether a serious competitor,or simply a pleasure driver, choose the

Pic-ha pad easy change system to put your horse’s comfort first and enjoy the peace of mind knowing that the pad offers a fully adjustable system and capable of meeting all your horse’s needs

Fitting Instructions

  1. Unscrew top two screws on either side of pad, this will release panels on either side
  2. Slide the front of the tree up out of the front pocket , then slide the  tree forward out of back pocket
  3. Repeat on other side
  4. Turn pad  over and peel back velcro cover to show the gullet plate
  5. Undo the screws on either side to remove gullet plate
  6. Select gullet plate required,make sure its right way round and attach  one side. then either squash tree in or adjust out to attach second screw making sure plate is behind retainer points
  7. Replace the leather cover
  8. Attach the panels, the back pocket first, then the front, offer the guide tube for the screw on the panel to the hole above and replace the screw.

Repeat on other side. Do not force screw in or over tighten

 

Please contact us for shipping rates to Europe and Rest of the World.

 

Manufactured by Horsekraft Equestrian

Additional information

Size

Full, Cob, Pony

Reviews

  1. Polly2017

    From Deborah Burns via Facebook

    Love our PicHa Pad. He’s moving positively and forward in gear I never knew he had and accepting contact beautifully! Wither clearance had been an issue for me with many driving saddles, no such worries now, and he’s clearly happier in his work.

  2. Polly2017

    From Jackie Herd via Facebook

    I was so impressed with the results I bought one for my friend!

  3. Polly2017

    From Rosemary Neale via Facebook

    Just to say I was enormously impressed with the difference in the way Sebastian went with the Pic-ha pad. Sceptical at first (you know me!) the difference in his way of going was immediate and huge! He was softer, able to stretch through his back, accepted the contact freely and willingly and went forward so much better. Martin and I are passionate about correct saddle fit and this does the same thing for the driving horse or pony. Well done Paul Chambers and Martin Wilkinson.

  4. Polly2017

    From Sally Bullar via Facebook

    In a very short period of time the Pic-ha pad has made a positive difference to my pony.
    Last summer following performance issues both in harness and when ridden he was diagnosed with kissing spine and immediately had surgery. Over the winter we have slowly brought him back into work, when ridden he was much happier (in a new made to measure saddle!) but still showed considerable tension through his back and neck when driven. Since using the Pic-ha pad he is so much more relaxed in harness, working with a longer stride and more even rhythm.
    Last week he had a regular physio treatment (since his op he’s had a treatment every 4 weeks to treat persistent muscle spasm in his back, and none at the base of his neck. The Pic-ha pad adjustable gullets and traditional flocking means as he builds fitness and changes shape we can ensure his comfort is maintained with a perfect fit and even weight distribution over his back. At last we can now start to look forward to the outdoor season.

  5. Polly2017

    From Fiona Gordon-Clarke via Facebook

    I am just writing to let you know how i’ve got on with your Pic-ha pad and girth. I’ve driven Jack a few times now and i’m very pleased with the increased swing through his back and engagement of his hind legs. He is able to round into a light contact which is lovely to drive. I am convinced that the pad is the cause of this new found freedom of movement. Thank you.

  6. Polly2017

    From Emily Viller

    We are super happy with our Pic-ha Pad and Pic-ha FC bu equifor! We initially purchased the pad as I found that I had hit a wall in my dressage schooling, no matter how I tried I couldn’t get Rocky to truly release through his back and work through. The first time we tried the pad Rocky seemed a bit confused, like he didn’t really know where to put his legs! But the second time it was as though it started to come together and he could release through his shoulders, after a half hour session he started working more uphill and released through his back to work through from behind and show a longer stride. I am so happy and feel like we can start to make some true progress now that he can actually move! Since the success of the pad we decided to get the FC girth which I love! You can see immediately that the shape means that his elbows don’t knock and rub on the girth buckles like they used to and the width means the pressure is distributed more evenly. I also noticed that it allowed further movement through his shoulders, his movement is just more correct since these awesome additions. Paul has been really helpful in giving extra advice on fitting etc when needed. I love that my saddler can come and adjust and check the pad as one size simply doesn’t fit all!

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