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Mattes Short Leather Crescent Dressage Girth


The Mattes leather crescent dressage girth, has been designed for maximum comfort for your horse.

The premium sheepskin padding is a signature feature of all Mattes sheepskin girths and the flexibility of material and colour choice enables you to create a bespoke fleece crescent shaped dressage girth that matches the rest of your horse tack and even your riding apparel.

Crescent Dressage Girth

  • Size: 50cm – 120cm (5cm Increments
  • Black, Brown or Champagne Leather Base
  • Top Quality Sheepskin, fully removable
  • Designed with your horses shape in mind.
  • Hundreds of fantastic Colour Combinations
  • Custom made Product
  • Click on the “Design Yours” button below and order your dressage girth now
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The Mattes Leather Crescent Dressage Girth is totally customizable allowing you to create a bespoke design from a choice of hundreds of colour combinations.

The crescent shaped dressage girth is made from high quality leather and sheepskin, to ensure maximum comfort for the horse and rider. Each one is handmade to order and can be matched with other products such as the Sport Interchange bridle and horse boots.

The Mattes crescent dressage girth shape, suits round horses with short backs and wide ribs or a narrow chest. The special shape of the girth absorbs the rib curvature so that it cannot slip forward.

Mattes Girth Sizing Click to view.

In order to obtain the correct Girth Size for your horse, there is one essential measurement you need to take in CENTIMETRES:
  • Girth Length - This may seem simple, but when purchasing a girth, especially an expensive one, you will want to make sure the it still fits your horse through certain weight changes over summer and winter. Therefore you need to enlist some help and measure from the middle hole on the saddle straps, under the horses stomach and up to the middle hole of the saddle strap the other side. This will give you a few holes either side for seasonal adjustments. Always ensure that the girth buckles are clear from the horses shoulder when choosing a short girth.
if you are in between sizes, and are unsure, simply measure out the nearest girth size and see where this sits on the saddle strap holes, ensuring there is still a good level of adjustment. If this is not workable and you definitely require a different size, please contact us via our contact form and we will advise you personally. Girths are available in 5cm increments.
Which Mattes Girth Do I Need?


Anatomic Girth Shape Horse
Anatomic Girth Shape


This Girth shape suits horses with good confirmation where the girth sits far enough away from the horses elbow. The Girth is slightly cut back at the front and back in the elbow area. (strap is rotatable).


Asymetric Girth Shape Horse
Asymetric Girth Shape


This Girth shape suits close coupled horses with less pronounced rib cages, where there is less distance from where the girth wants to sit and the elbows. This girth is severely cut back in front of the elbow area to compensate for this.


Crescent Girth Shape Horse
Crescent Girth Shape


This Girth shape suits round horses with short backs and wide ribs or a narrow chest. The special shape of the girth absorbs the rib curvature so that it cannot slip forward.


Athletico Girth Shape Horse
Athletico Girth Shape


This Girth shape suits horses with athletic, strong web shaped physique. The special shape fo the belt prevents in almost all cases, any saddle slippage that may result in the girth sliding backwards.

Correctly fitted Girth
Incorrectly fitted Girth

Correct Fitting

A Correctly fitted Girth will ensure the maximum comfort for your horse in both ensuring there is clearance through the elbow and ensuring your saddle stays in place. Tou should ensure enough clearance that the buckles do not catch on your horses elbow, additionally that the Mattes Girth Style you choose suits your horses conformation.

Additional information

Weight 2.5 kg
Dimensions 33 × 16 × 19 cm