Impact Gel is Positioned at major pressure points on the saddle pad to provide the ultimate in comfort and protection for your horse and rider. The Gel Reduces the energy waves transferred from the tree of the saddle to the horse’s back. The light impact reduction system adds a high performance to the base layer, by reducing inconsistencies in the fit of the saddle, unique reduction system fills in the space between the saddle and the horse’s spine ensuring a great match between the horse and the saddle, while providing shock absorbing ability and equalizing pressure points. The ultimate result is improved comfort for the horse and better control for the rider. Saddle pads are available in several varietys Including, Contour, Straight-back, Barrel Pad, Navajo and english.