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  • Deliriously Amazing Mattes Fun!

    My apologies if everyone has already seen this: I haven't!

    I'm ordering a custom Mattes and struggling with imagining the color combos...someone posted about epshop.us, a German company that sells them for dirt cheap, and that lead me to ..........drum roll!!!












    The custom Matte's Pad Generator! I'm in love! And in the midst of finals week, so desperate for any possible way to procrastinate...
    http://fashion.equestrian-products.com/

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    ha thanks for posting this, I have been wanting to order a custom mattes pad but couldn't justify the cost if I couldn't actually see it before I ordered!

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    • #3
      So, that's going to be a problem for me.

      Those prices are incredible!
      Amanda

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      • #4
        Yeah....big problem. Hello, multiple additions to my Mattes pad collection!
        Amanda

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        • #5
          OH. MY. GOD. I spent HOURS customizing my last saddlepad (nagrags.com). Mattes has more options and I want one bad. I need to NOT save this link to my favorites.

          well, maybe I'll save it and delete it later...

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          • #6
            this....is amazing

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            • #7
              Awesome! I want one for Christmas (present to myself) and have been trying to figure out what combination of colours to get. This will keep me occupied for the next six months.

              I got a black square one (wouldn't have done it except my mare was getting rubs where the back of the saddle pad is) and am obsessed now.

              I wonder if there is a way to post the colour combinations we come up with.

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              • #8
                I've been obsessed with the Euro Fit for XC (I dabble in Eventing) and I have two color combos, depending on which vest I use.

                1. Navy with silver sheep, Burgundy binding and Silver piping
                http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/k...mmattespad.jpg

                2. Hunter with natural sheep, Burgundy binding and Cream piping
                http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/k...espadgreen.jpg

                Picture those pads on my Liver Flaxen
                http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/k...intocorner.jpg

                I only use sheepskin pads exclusively anyways. I school and show and ride in Engel pads with the sheepskin directly on the horse. LOVE those Mattes pads On my XMAS LIST

                EDIT: OMG they are sooo cheap on this site, too! This is the lowest price I've seen for these pads. Now I'm REALLY tempted!
                Last edited by Fancy That; Apr. 28, 2012, 12:27 AM.
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                **Morgans Do It All**

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                • #9
                  Well there goes anything productive I might be doing tonight...
                  "I looked at life from the saddle and was as near to heaven as it was possible to be"

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                  • #10
                    between Rolex and now this...i'll never get my studying done for finals!

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                    • #11
                      If only I had know about this a month ago!!

                      I just got my black Mattes Correction half pad in the mail on Monday. I wish I had know about this before I ordered it. I do love the EuroFit pads, and they are a great price! My mare would sure look smashing in one out XC.
                      Eventingismylife
                      http://www.jumpingthebigsky.wordpress.com

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                      • #12
                        I hate you.










                        !!!!!

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                        • #13
                          GoForAGallop, I believe you are officially the 'enabler of the month'! However, it's so close to May, I think you are entitled to both April and May.
                          Even though you make our hearts flutter, you make our pocketbooks tremble...
                          Some days the best thing about my job is that the chair spins.

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                          • #14
                            I purchased Mattes pads from this company and did not have good luck with them. I ordered three pads (one for someone else) and only two arrived. They would not return my (multiple) inquiries about the missing pad until I finally had to take it up with Visa to get my refund. Then the contact person had the nerve to send me a snotty email about it. Nope.

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                            • #15
                              OMG....they come in western too! Squee!
                              Founder of the I LOFF my worrywart TB clique!
                              Official member of the "I Sing Silly Songs to My Animals!" Clique
                              http://wilddiamondintherough.blogspot.ca/

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                              • #16
                                Nice, Fancy That!

                                Mine would be for everyday (I'm a dressage rider) but having such nice colours would certainly be a treat... For show, I imagine you could put together something beautiful and subtle. I guess I'll have to win the lottery.

                                The only thing missing at the site is the ability to paste a photo of your horse (or their colour) underneath so you can mix and match directly.

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                                • #17
                                  someone photoshopped it onto my horse for me

                                  VS, you're right - that would be brilliant!

                                  We were talking about this on another forum, and a nice person actually photoshopped the custom Mattes pad onto my horse, Fancy!

                                  The pad looks a little small, proportionately, but isn't it fun???

                                  Custom Navy & Silver Mattes pad on my horse:
                                  http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/k...navysilver.jpg
                                  Originally posted by Vesper Sparrow View Post
                                  Nice, Fancy That!

                                  Mine would be for everyday (I'm a dressage rider) but having such nice colours would certainly be a treat... For show, I imagine you could put together something beautiful and subtle. I guess I'll have to win the lottery.

                                  The only thing missing at the site is the ability to paste a photo of your horse (or their colour) underneath so you can mix and match directly.
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                                  Equine & Pet Portrait Artist
                                  www.elainehickman.com
                                  **Morgans Do It All**

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                                    #18
                                    You are all just so, so very welcome. I'm a top shelf enabler, what can I say??


                                    Originally posted by baxtersmom View Post
                                    I purchased Mattes pads from this company and did not have good luck with them. I ordered three pads (one for someone else) and only two arrived. They would not return my (multiple) inquiries about the missing pad until I finally had to take it up with Visa to get my refund. Then the contact person had the nerve to send me a snotty email about it. Nope.
                                    That's unfortunate to hear. But at those prices, I was willing to take a gamble! My CC company is fantastic about reversing charges if need be, so I feel protected.

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                                    • #19
                                      I love you and I hate you at the same time.
                                      my credit card company loves you... you enabler!
                                      I've attached it on the links page of my website, never to be misplaced again!
                                      www.destinationconsensusequus.com
                                      chaque pas est fait ensemble

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                                      • #20
                                        Has anyone else purchased from this site? Bad or Good Experience?

                                        Well BaxtersMom's experience has me worried about ordering from them. The price is soooooo much lower than anywhere else, so it is very tempting.

                                        Has ANYONE ELSE ordered from them? And what was your experience? I am really leery based on the below.....

                                        Originally posted by baxtersmom View Post
                                        I purchased Mattes pads from this company and did not have good luck with them. I ordered three pads (one for someone else) and only two arrived. They would not return my (multiple) inquiries about the missing pad until I finally had to take it up with Visa to get my refund. Then the contact person had the nerve to send me a snotty email about it. Nope.
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                                        www.elainehickman.com
                                        **Morgans Do It All**

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