The Original Wide Saddle Pad by VIP Equestrian is a unique 8mm viscoelastic polymer called VEteq that will provide your horse with the ultimate comfort to prevent irritation and back pain. VEteq is a unique polymer used to prevent and treat pressure sores and ulcers in human medical settings. The non-gel material acts like fat and skin to provide the best cushioning for a horse's back. This soft, flexible pad will provide the low-profile protection your horse needs. This particular saddle pad fits english saddles 18 inches and above, and western saddles 15 inches and above.