Requisite Roamer (Robinsons) Treeless Saddle Pad

These are not sold anymore by Requisite but do pop up for sale secondhand. They are still sold new in Scandinavia  Treeless pad.

I found one so decided to add my thoughts on this product. I did a brief mention of the saddle here Requisite Roamer

The pad itself is approx 25″ . It does have three position options to place your knee rolls. What I found interesting is generally the pads on the market do not have anywhere to put knee rolls or blocks. It’s only fairly recently that the companies have thought to even add them to the saddles.

The material is cotton on both sides with short black fleece to the underside. It offers a spinal channel and a place to pop in inserts to add more clearance. This is only accessible via the front opening.

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I do not know what inserts these originally came with. It’s currently fitted with firm which will I will alter as I try with the others.

Anatomically shaped with velcro to add to the d rings.

I will add to this review once I start testing.

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Treeless Saddle Pad. Inserts / Shims.

These are Barefoot Shims- the pale colour.  I actually bought two and cut one in half. The thinking behind that, I was only needing to support the front and I didn’t need the lift the whole saddle. If that idea failed I had a spare set! It worked.

Now I am not suggesting everyone goes and cuts these in half. However the cost of buying an insert specifically for the front or back can cost the same as the whole pad, it was just an idea. Up to you if you trial and error that idea.

The black is rubber and I do not recall who this is by, it could be the Barefoot rubber but it arrived that short so it might even be a rear lift. ( if you turn them over they fit the front, a temporary solution)

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What do you guys use let me know. Do you make your own, if yes where from. I could add to the links for others.