Horse & Hound's buying guides feature the best kit on the market. This week we bring you eight of the best leather headcollars, ideal for daily use or special occasions
HyCLASS leather padded headcollar
This stylish padded head collar is made from good quality leather. This headcollar features bridle leather and soft under padding both on the nose and headpiece for added comfort for your horse, plus an adjustable chin strap and clip throat fastening for a perfect fit, and smart brass fittings to complete this look. Available in black and dark brown, in sizes pony – full.
Visit: www. Hy-Equestrian.com or call 01522 529206
BR patent leather headcollar
This leather halter features patent leather, a round raised noseband, cheekpieces and a crownpiece. The noseband and crownpiece have soft leather lining. The crownpiece is adjustable at both sides and the noseband is crank. The lower part of the headcollar can be easily detached with three snap hooks.
Available in cob or full and colours black/silver.
Mark Todd patent leather headcollar
A high quality leather headcollar with patent padded noseband and headpiece. It features stainless steel buckles and fittings and the famous Mark Todd signature. Available in black and sizes cob, full or extra full.
Visit www.wefi.co.uk or call 01303 872277
Amigo padded headcollar
Made from high quality and eco-friendly leather, the Amigo padded headcollar is a good choice for completing your horse’s show look. With soft padding on the noseband and headpiece, quick release cheek clip and a brass nameplate for customisation. Available in brown or black and sizes pony, small horse, standard horse and large horse.
Equipe Emporio padded headcollar
A gentle leather padded headcollar with decorative stitching detail on the front noseband. The padded headcollar is part of the renowned Equipe Emporio range. It’s available in Newmarket, brown, red brown and black. It also comes in pony, cob, full and extra full. The chain as seen on the image is an optional extra for an additional price.
Visit: www.zebraproducts.co.uk or call 01352 763350.
A padded leather headcollar with contrasting white stitching. It features a clip release under the jaw for use of use and an adjustable nose. Includes a silver coloured plate to add your horse’s name. Available in black or tobacco and cob or full size.
Albion Saddlemakers leather headcollar
Albion’s hand-crafted patent line leather headcollar is made from luxurious leathers, brass fittings and a nameplate for engraving. The headcollar features a padded headpiece, a padded half-rolled nose for extra comfort and is fully adjustable for a good fit. Available in cob, full, warmblood or made to measure and colours black or brown. It is also available in a wide variety of patent leathers Personalisation options include coloured leathers and name plates can be engraved.
Visit: www.albionsaddlemakers.co.uk or call 01922 646210
Passier padded leather headcollar
This headcollar from Passier available through Dressage Deluxe has a padded headpiece and noseband together with a fully removable throat band. It is adjustable on both sides, has brass fittings and is made from the finest Passier leather. The photograph shows the headcollar without the connection strap between the throat lash and the noseband, it is supplied with one but is removeable. Available in cob and full sizes, in either black or havana.
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