Horse Tack Review

Submit your reviews! We will be giving away a pair of the HandsOn Grooming Gloves for the best review posted from now until November 31st. Please sign up below for the November 1, 2016 newsletter for additional information on how to enter.

Grand Prix
Full Grain Leather Half Chaps
English Chaps/Boots/Helmets

For Sale on eBay

For Sale on Amazon

Manufacturer: Grand Prix (View all products by Grand Prix)

Model: Full Grain Leather Half Chaps (View all Full Grain Leather Half Chaps reviews)

Category: English Chaps/Boots/Helmets

Purchase: I purchased my first pair of these about 10 years ago for about 150 from my local WA tack store. I bought a second pair 4 years ago for a little over 200 after shopping around on line for the best deal.

Likes: I love the full grain leather because it's long wearing and stays clean looking. After you clean them a few times, they are just as "grippy" as suede, but don't get the dirty, faded, furry look that suede half chaps get after hard use. I have short legs, and these come in a variety of width/height combinations, so I find that these fit like custom half chaps. When my first pair started to get visibly worn (still fit and worked fine, just a little sad looking) after 6 years of hard use (riding 3-4 horses/day) I knew I could never own another brand. So, I bought another pair and found that the quality was as good as my initial set. I also love that these zip top to bottom, which makes getting in/out of them SO much easier.

Dislikes: Nothing I don't like. They are great! The look fantastic, fit perfectly, and last through a lot of hard use.

Quality: The leather is high quality, and soft/supple right out of the package. They feel custom and broken in from the very first ride. Zippers last very well, and all the stitching stays tight through a lot of use.

Summary: These are THE best schooling chaps out there. They look sharp, fit great, and last really well. I anticipate another 6 years of use, at least, with this pair, and if I ever find myself needing new half chaps, I'll ONLY buy another pair of Grand Prixs!

Rating: 5

Author: element

Date: 2010-07-14

Usefulness Rating: 2.5 out of 5.
6 reader(s) voted.

Please give us your opinion..

Click Here To Submit Your Own Review

Other Reviews You May Find Interesting

Tipperary Sportage II Helmet English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Der Dau Custom Dress Boots English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Dehner Custom dress boots English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Blundstone Paddock boots English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Grand Prix Prestige Zip up Paddock Boots English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Charles Owen Wellington English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Ovation Deluxe Schooler Helmet English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Ovation Euro Continentail LTD Field Boot English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Ariat Heritage Contour Zip Field Boots English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Mountain Horse Supreme Field Boot English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Tucci Galileo (off the rack) English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Mountain Horse Supreme Field Boots English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Ariat Performer zip up paddock boot English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
International Riding Helmets Equi-Lite DFS Helmet English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Tedstep Donatello English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Dublin Synthetic Half Chaps English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Auken Nouvelle II Paddock English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Ariat Womens Terrain Zip H20 English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Samshield Basic Helmet English Chaps/Boots/Helmets
Mondega Air Flow half chaps English Chaps/Boots/Helmets