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How Sheepskin Protects Your Horse

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Sheepskin has incredible properties that make it ideal for saddle pads. We’ve all felt how soft and cuddly some saddles can be! But, like so many other topics, this subject is more complex when we look at it more closely. Knowing what makes a high quality saddle pad will help you evaluate what you have…
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Keep Your Mattes Product Warranty In Force

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It’s not by chance that sheepskin is used in the making of Mattes pads. The special properties of sheepskin are not replicated by any other material. For more than 150 years 😮 E.A.Mattes has specialized in sheepskin hides. They source the majority of their sheepskin from Australia, and they know a thing or two about…
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Massage Pad – Summary of Test Results

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Clinical Trials – Equilibrium Therapy Massage Pad Equilibrium Products are dedicated to creating carefully designed products that improve the well-being and comfort of the horse. All Equilibrium products are thoroughly researched, tested and quality checked. The Equilibrium Therapy Massage Pad has been independently tested by Myerscough College in Lancashire. The results, following 6-weeks of testing,…
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How To Use The Equilibrium Therapy Massage Mitt

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The Equilibrium Therapy Massage Mitt is a handy tool to help keep your horse relaxed and supple. It can be used in a variety of ways to help your horse. 1. General Massage/Warm Up You can use the mitt as a general full body warm up for the horse or use it to target discipline…
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5 Pro Tips For Caring For Your Leather

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Take care of your leather like a pro! Here are 5 tips for leather care, and if you follow these, your tack will look amazing for many years. Keep in mind the timing is a suggestion. Your schedule may vary based on where you live (humid – dry), how often you use your tack, and…
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3 Basic Rules for Leather Care

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You made an investment in your saddle and strap goods, so follow this easy advice for basic care. It’s simple! Just 3 basic rules: 1. Avoid storing your leather in overly humid or overly dry places. A dehumidifier can really benefit the leather during humid summer days. ? 2. When cleaning your leather tack and…
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All Leather Is Not Created Equal

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If you are bridle shopping, you’ve noticed there is a wide range of price tags. What makes one bridle worth more than another? After all, they all hold the bit, fasten around the horse’s head, and give you something to attach the reins to – right?? Hmmm… While there are many factors that go into…
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Secrets of A Proper Bridle Fit

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When we see a horse and rider enter the arena looking polished and put-together, we see it as beautiful, and may even comment on how gorgeous they look. But how do you get the polished look? What are the secrets of looking so professional and well-groomed? Properly fitting your tack is a fundamental requirement for…
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Amerigo Goes Glam!

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The new Masterclass saddle collection by Amerigo combines technical excellence with a fashion twist. Amerigo’s new, exclusive Masterclass collection of saddles combines technical expertise with a celebration of color. For 20 years, Amerigo has been leading the way in technical saddle design. They are a must-have for riders who want to ensure well-being for them…
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Custom Mattes For Christmas!

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We can hardly believe it, but the cut off for ordering custom Mattes products in time for Christmas is fast approaching!! Get your order in no later than October 23 to ensure delivery by the holiday. You can custom order your Mattes pad to match your barn colors, your horse’s color, or your favorite colors!…
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