The Mattes Equestrian Luxury Cotton Square Sheepskin Saddle Pad offers hundreds of possible combinations of colours, even a pink saddle pad!
MATTES Equestrian uses quilted fabric made from of a high quality cotton / polyester blend, which is strong but flexible. The Sheepskin is very dense and dyed to over 30 different colours at Matte’s own tannery in Germany.
Combine these elements with up to three elegant rope trims and bindings also available in hundreds of different colours and you end up with a saddle pad that is not only elegant and unique but will stand the test of time.
Mattes SPINEFREE ® design reliably prevents any pressure on the withers and spine. With the secure fastening system SADDLE-FIX ®, the center strip of the saddle blanket can be easily fixed in the saddle compartment.
Mattes Equestrian design the core of the saddle blanket in two layers: POLY-FLEX ® (a needle-punched needled felt) is used for shape retention and pressure equalization, polyester wadding for padding. Mattes completely do without foam, neoprene and gel. Therefore, the whole structure is fully air permeable.
The saddle cloth can be ordered with the CORRECTION ® system, optionally with a single or a double bag; Each bag comes with three felt inserts (POLY-FLEX ® ), each 5 mm thick, with print properties that match those of a good new saddle padded with wool and horsehair.
MATTES has developed the CORRECTION ® system to allow adjustments to the saddle position flexibly, easily and up to 30 mm: To correct for rapid physical development of young horses in training, in horses after a long service life, or in trained horses, during change the tournament season a lot, just when fast changes have to be made up for.
By reinforcing the insoles, or just as important to reducing them, when the change demands it. Very important is the compensation of permanent irregularities in physique. These should never be corrected with a change to the saddle itself!
In order to obtain the correct Saddle Pad Size for your horse, there are two essential measurements you need to take in CENTIMETRES:
- Back Length – Along the Spine of the Pad, from Front to Back
- Depth – From Top to Bottom of the Pad.