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Mattes Half Pad- All Purpose

EA Mattes
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As riders and online shoppers, we know it can be tough to buy a new bridle or pair of boots without trying them on. That's why we moved the fitting room to your living room (or barn)! From breeches to blankets, if you or your horse can try it on, you can return it, free! Just use the pre-paid return label included in your order within 60 days from the purchase date. And of course, please make sure the item is in like-new condition with original packaging (we said 'fitting room', not 'war room'!).

Why We Love This

The Mattes Half Pad- All Purpose is a must have for saddle stability and breathability!  Mattes pads are designed to be form fitting to reduce pressure points and distribute the rider’s weight evenly. The Mattes Half Pad is made from genuine sheepskin so it molds perfectly to your horse's back and reduces friction. The extreme density of the wool, combined with the upright position of the fibers, allows air flow between the fibers for excellent circulation, which provides superior padding and ideal pressure distribution.

Favorite Features

  • Designed for use with All Purpose and Jumping Saddles
  • High wither design with anatomically correct curvature to prevent pinching or rubbing 
  • Made from genuine sheepskin
  • Billet strap with self-VELCRO® brand closure
  • Recommend caring for this pad using Melp to extend the life and quality of Mattes sheepskin products
  • Available in custom colors! Just select "Custom Color" as the saddle pad color then click "Get Started" above to create your perfect pad!

Sizing It Up

Medium – 20½” Spine
Large – 22½” Spine

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    Mattes Half Pad- All Purpose is rated 4.9091 out of 5 by 11.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good purchase This is a worthwhile half pad to purchase, but I would recommend spending the extra money to buy the mattes half pad with rear trim, because the rear trim looks much nicer. Othewise I like the pad, and it is effective. My horse had back problems, and this pad helped with relieving pressure.
    Date published: 2010-04-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wise investment My gelding was very hard to fit a saddle to . When I did finally find a saddle to fit I could tell he was still not 100% happy. He would not stand to be mounted and his movement was not smooth. He needed more protection for his spine, but I needed a product that wasn't going to change the fit of the saddle! I ordered this product and am glad I did. I feel this has made a difference for him in just a few rides. He is moving better and is starting to stand to be mounted . This product was worth the investment and would recommend this to anyone who is looking to make their horse comfortable !!
    Date published: 2010-02-20
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