Weaver Texas Star Collection
The versatile Texas Star Collection, by Weaver
Brand, is a consistent favorite that appeals
to show and trail riders alike. You can choose from
chestnut or london tan finishes of premium English
bridle leather. Weaver calls this leather "Top
Hand". Going through a special burnishing
process, polishes the leather for a smooth, rich
look, seals the leather for weather resistance, and
gives each piece an excellent feel that cannot be
achieved any other way.
nickel plated brass spots and Texas Star conchos.
The Texas Star accent is nickle plated zinc die cast
with an 18 karat gold plated star and surrounding
nickle over brass spots. Here,
you can own a high-end look and feel, without quite
the high-end price. Ready for most any
challenge leather makes excellent trail tack. Enduring, still
with attractive looks. Stainless steel buckles,
scissor snaps, and rings.
Leather puts it all together in a "more than
traditional" working horse look. Great for roping, team
penning, gymkhana, or trails.
are often asked, "How often do I need to clean,
or oil, my tack?" My mind's first response is
always, "As often as it needs it."
Seriously, there are people who just don't know. I
have been with horse lovers that probably have not
conditioned their horse equipment since they brought
it home the first time. Leather is skin that has
been treated to make it useful. Like the skin on
your body, it needs to be cleaned and moisturized by
natural oils. As long as your skin is attached, your
body's moisture will keep it supple. When you get a
blister, and it begins to peel, you notice it gets
hard and easily falls apart. The skin has cut itself
off from the moisture and it's soon gone. Leather is
the same way.
in the habit of wiping down my tack every time I
finished for the day, before I went to eat supper.
Working with it daily, you can see the subtle
changes. Sweat, salt, rain, dry weather, all can
crack it. I keep a rag in a jar that is laden with
Lexol, but...Weaver Wipes are even smarter! I clean off all mud and grime by water hose,
then wipe dry with an old towel and then apply
another light coat of oil. Every now and again, it
might need a deep cleaning. But by doing it all
along, I get much better results by good treatment
you have students, friends who always want to ride,
or "hangers-around", a great way to
introduce them to tools of the trade is to have them
condition the tack. Just like grooming the horses,
they gain confidence through familiarity. You get
...However, if you choose not to take care of your
stuff, we always have more to sell, & really
need the money! God Bless, CC