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Does anyone know where I can find these mats?

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  • Does anyone know where I can find these mats?

    I'm looking for somewhere to get those thin rubber non-slip mats with the big holes in them, as inexpensive as possible! Anyone have any ideas? I think they would work well in our [future] brushed concrete wash stall. Thanks!

  • #2
    Click here before you buy.


    • #3
      I just have regular stall mats over brushed concrete in the wash stall. I would think the holes in the other mats would be a difficult to keep clean.


      • #4
        Don't get the ones with holes. The holes fill with dirt and you have to move the mat to clean it out. I have regular mats and they work just fine, not slippery at all.


        • #5
          Don't get the ones with holes. The holes fill with dirt and you have to move the mat to clean it out. I have regular mats and they work just fine, not slippery at all.


          • #6
            Check Linear Rubber ( http://rubbermats.com/ ) and look at their 'Ring Mats' / 'Multi-Mats'.

            I own about a dozen of them and use them in high traffic areas to keep from rutting out the gravel / stonedust.

            "Holey Mats: They Are For More Than Wash Stalls"

            "Avoid loud and aggressive persons, they are vexations to the spirit."
            - Desiderata, (c) Max Ehrman, 1926


            • #7
              Originally posted by lorilu View Post
              Don't get the ones with holes. The holes fill with dirt and you have to move the mat to clean it out. I have regular mats and they work just fine, not slippery at all.
              Agree with this. I hate the ones with holes. Every barn that I have been in that put these in the wash rack ended up changing out for regular mats. First time your horse poops and you are trying to figure out how to clean it out of all those holes, you will hate them!


              • #8
                I think you'd have better luck getting a rubber bed-liner for a small pickup truck, then use a box-cutter type of knife to cut a hole for the drain area.

                I don't like those mats with all the holes in them. Nightmare to keep clean. . .
                Please copy and paste this to your signature if you know someone, or have been affected by someone who needs a smack upside the head. Lets raise awareness.


                • #9
                  The holey mats are pretty light weight so even if you did need to move them to clean it wouldn't be that big of a problem. I got 2 of them for free when I went to look at a horse to buy. They were laying on the grass in front of the barn and the grass had kind of over grown them. I asked the barn owner if he would sell them to me and he said no, but you can have them. They were a little worn, but worked just fine for my purposes. I put them over a rubber floor runner by the bucket where my mare eats to prevent fence line from getting so muddy. They worked great.


                  • #10
                    I bought them at Lowe's, but for an entirely different purpose. If your wash stall is sloped correctly you shouldn't need them. I'm using mine for a spot where I have a gate and a slope at the same time (thank you previous owners) and I'm preventing it from becoming an eroded muddy mess.


                    • #11
                      My new horse hates walking or standing on concrete, so I bought some inexpensive rubber mats from FarmTek just to keep him happy when standing in the aisle. He'll get used to the concrete eventually and these will then be "repurposed" to the storage area of my barn with a gravel floor where my dog likes to dig craters! They were only about $40 for the 4'x6' size. Not thick enough to stand up to constant traffic, but they are perfect for occasional use and light enough to be easily moved, around 50 pounds each.

                      Didn't want the "holey" ones because all the bits of stuff down in all the little holes would make me crazy.
                      Click here before you buy.


                      • #12
                        Home Depot and Lowes carry the ones with holes if they are the ones you really want.


                        • #13
                          Tractor Supply. I still vote no holes.