The Kingsley Special Elastic Girth is one of the most innovative girths available on the market today. Featuring top quality, supple leather which is padded along the sternum AND enhanced with elastic, the Special Elastic girth provides pressure relief and an anatomical shape to allow for maximum shoulder freedom. Studies have further shown that an elastic pannel on the girth buckles provides a game-changing point of pressure relief allowing maximum comfort and performance for the horse. This girth features elastic both on the girth buckles and under the sternum! You and your horse are sure to love Kingsley's girth. Sheepskin covers are available and sold seperately.