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The outer material of our range of numnahs is breathable, tear-proof, UV-ray resistant and able to withstand extreme temperatures
Based on 25 years of experience of long distance rides and top level endurance races, Gaston Mercier designs his numnahs using two basic principles:
The outer material of our range of numnahs and saddle pads is breathable, tear-proof, UV-ray resistant and able stand up to extreme temperatures.
We offer a wide choice of colours, it is possible that we may not have the availability of all colors immediately, in this case there is a period of approximately 10 days to manufacture. You can also contact us for urgent requests
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This material has been tested for 30 years by Gaston Mercier himself. This breathable, cellular foam is effective in evacuating sweat. It can be intensively used because even though it should be washed regularly with water, it dries immediately.
Carded wool woven on a jersey weft. This wool provides soft, fleecy thermal insulation and is ideal for horses with sensitive skins.
In three decades, the saddler of Aveyron, which has built a solid reputation in the world of endurance and riding of nature, has developed, around its models of saddles, a whole set of accessories: Stirrups, stirrups, casters, saddlebags, straps and carpets.
Most of these accessories have been designed and built on the experience of Gaston Mercier as a high-end rider, with the contribution of some great champions of the discipline.
We tested two products: the pad in the shape of a saddle and the pad chabraque, which is more covering.
We have equipped an obstacle horse. Proof already that these products Gaston Mercier, resulting from the endurance, prove to be effective cross-functional!
For the look, we like it or not - the editorial is very divided -, on the other hand, what has seduced us unanimously is that the carpet settles well, finds its place, and does not move hair. Without doubt its strap pass contributes to this stability. A criterion that could be noted all the more because, on the horse solicited for the test, carpets, whatever they are, tend to retreat.
The line is ergonomic and very worn, which is undeniably source of comfort for the horse, a fortiori if his tourniquet is salllant. The preformed location of the cantle also avoids contact with the kidney, where sometimes the hair is worn away by repeated rubbing of the carpet.
After a rather rhythmic session on the flat, and enamelled by a few jumps on isolated obstacles, removing the carpet, the horse had practically no trace of sweating. Even if many carpets meet this criterion, it is also very light, like the chabraque, yet of great dimension.
One of the two singularities of this carpet is this slit which subtracts from the back line any kind of contact or more precisely moves it on either side of the spine. The other is that the panels, the shape of which resembles that of panels of the saddle, are scratched pockets in which it is possible to insert shims which play the role of integrated shock absorbers.
The saddler offers two options which, in view of the behavior of the carpet, do not seem really necessary to us. There is a choice between shape memory foam pieces (40 E the game), which provide comfort to the horse by being a distributor, or Noen shocks (65 E the game), rather intended to give more comfort to the horse rider.
Accessories: 1 year
Leather and saddle stool: 2 years
Arçon saddles: 10 years
These warranties apply to new products except second-hand products.
An official label is an official distinction attesting that Gaston Mercier products meet a number of prescribed quality standards.