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Fitting and Care Instructions



Fitting Instructions for EVA and Rubber Top EVA horse mats

Our EVA and Rubber Top EVA Mats are very easy to fit. If the mats require cutting, it is recommended that the cut mats are placed at the furthest point from the door.

To cut the mats, we recommend using a sharp Stanley knife or similar. Using a straight edge will give you the best finish.

It is important that you leave at least  a 10 – 15mm gap around the outside edge of the stable to allow the mats to settle and expand in high temperatures. If you fail to leave a gap, you may experience the mats lifting up slightly. If this happens, you can trim the mats retrospectively. Please note that in very hot temperatures the mats may expand more than normal and may require regular trimming. In which case, please trim the mats to leave enough expansion space each time. The thinner the mat, the more they will be affected by the heat.

Care of your EVA stable mats

Our EVA Comfort, Diamond and EasiMats are durable, but due to their light weight nature can be damaged by studs or sharp spikes (hay forks). It is recommended that you use rubber matting forks that are available from www.equineplus.co.uk

The EVA Mats may expand and contract overtime. This is entirely normal due to foam composite . You may need to trim the mats from time to time to keep them flat and square.

Areas of heavy use (normally the door ways or places where horse pour the floor) may wear quicker than other areas. If this is the case, then it is recommended that you change the position of the mats to get the best life out of your mats.

For EVA Mats, you will need to mat the entire stable as they will move more easily than heavier weight alternatives. The interlocking versions of the EVA and Rubber Top EVA Mats will reduce movement and are therefore recommended for more active horses.

Fitting Instructions for your Solid Rubber horse mats


Our Solid rubber stable mats are heavy and may take 2 people to fit. If the mats require cutting, it is recommended that the cut mats are placed at the furthest point from the door. To cut the mats, we recommend using a sharp Stanley knife or a jig saw. Using a straight edge will give you the best finish.

Our solid rubber mats are very hard wearing, but do not offer the same levels of comfort as the EVA mats.

Please visit our horse stable mats page for our complete range available. We have something to suit all your horse matting needs.