The PDS Showtime saddle is the most comfortable saddle you and your horse will ever experience. Using only the finest materials and skilled craftsmanship along with innovative standard and custom options, PDS saddles give you professional quality, semi custom saddles at a price that is amateur friendly. Standard features of the PDS Showtime Saddles include:Natural pre oiled, vegetable tanned leathersAvailable in either smooth or covered leatherThe "unbreakable" Dupont Caron Fiber Polymer Tree improves horse comfort, is extremely light and is anatomically designed to reduce pressure points while distributing the rider's weight without interfering with natural aids.X-change interchangeable gullet system refines the fit and is warranteed with the tree to never spread or breakComes with the medium/wide gullet plate installed. Other sizes are available for purchase separately.AMS Panels are synthetic wool flocked and neoprene covered to eliminate hot spots and pressure points.An exterior knee block enables the rider to remain secure and in close contact. PDS recessed panels are specifically shaped to avoid any restriction that would normally be placed on the back of the shoulder blade and also allows closer contact for the rider. The cut away shape of the panel combined with the removal of the rider's knee block enables a noticeable increase in the horse's forward movement and its ability to extend.PDS shoulder guards are advanced gusseted cushions that significantly reduce excessive pressure on the horse's shoulderStandard stocked saddles have PDS standard saddle panels and a regular flap.