Acavallo Thin Skin Gel Pad in Clear. The Acavallo Thin Skin Gel Pad is an extremely light weight gel pad, which can be used directly on the horses back or between the numnah and saddle. The Light weight gel pad is very popular within the showing world as it is very good at stopping saddles from rolling from side to side. The gel pad also helps to stop saddle from slipping up the neck and slipping backwards. The pad can be cut using a pair of scissors to achieve the desired sixe for smaller saddles. Read more… The Acavallo pad is an easy to care for non-toxic breathable product that is machine washable at 30 degrees or can be cleaned by simply running it under water using mild soap. One size.