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Mattes Half Pad with Rear Trim- Dressage

EA Mattes
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Why We Love This

The Mattes Half Pad w/ Rear Trim-Dressage provides some extra protection for your horses back while taking advantage of all the benefits sheepskin has to offer!  Can be used over a thin pad or directly on the horses back.  Helps to hold your saddle in place while staying breathable and moisture wicking.

Made in Poland

Please note that the back of your saddle should not sit on the rear fleece trim.

Favorite Features

  • Available in custom colors!  Just select "Get Started" above to design your own custom half pad!
  • Billet strap with self VELCRO® brand closure
  • Rear fleece trim
  • Recommend caring with Melp to extend the lifetime and quality of your pad

Sizing

Medium – 17” (20½” w/Fleece) 
Large – 19” (22½” Spine w/Fleece)
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    Mattes Half Pad with Rear Trim- Dressage is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 25.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yes, it's worth it I must have placed this item in my cart and removed 10 times over the past year. How could it actually be worth the price? Is it really THAT good? Yes. This is a well made pad that holds up and provides supreme comfort. I use under my dressage saddle, and it fits very well. I panicked one day after the edge creeped past my saddle pad and got all sweaty. I let it dry, brushed it off, and you couldn't even tell! This pad is durable!
    Date published: 2016-06-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Bought it a few weeks ago. Got the extra large. Fits my 18 and a 1/2 inch dressage saddle great. Doesn't slip at all
    Date published: 2016-03-31
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tried several brands, Mattes was best This is the best pad I've seen. It's so thick I'm unable to touch the base of the pad with my fingers. The real test was on my horse. He doesn't have the soreness he had with the other brand sheepskin. Night and day! The difference was so dramatic my sister-in-law is looking into purchasing the same one.
    Date published: 2016-03-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Expensive, but hopefully worth it
    Date published: 2015-04-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent quality! You get what you pay for when you go for the mattes pad. It is durable and stays in the right spot.
    Date published: 2014-09-11
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