The T3 Woven Western Pasiega 2 Felt Pad w/Ortho-Impact is designed with the technology used to protect NFL players. Introducing Toklat's T3 Performance pads with superior impact protection. This revolutionary western pad has an ergonomic design that allows for maximum freedom of movement.... (read more) The full length T3 Ortho-Impact inserts cushion, protect and absorb up to 90% of the energy transferred between horse and rider. Further features include a tightly woven wool saddle blanket that encases the T3 inserts, as well as a compression-resistant, orthopedic-grade felt lining and a correctly placed insert cut-out for close-contact leg position. In addition, this superb pad includes genuine wear leathers. It will provide the horse a noticeably more comfortable back and rounded top line. Also, it will allow the rider to have a more secure seat and less bouncing in the saddle providing less stress on the back, knees and ankles.