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Plain Browband Headstall Walnut 5/8"
Manufacturer: Circle Y
Model: Plain Browband Headstall Walnut 5/8"
Category: Western Bridles
Purchase: I bought this item from Horse Saddle Shop.com and cost $35.91. I also bought a saddle and other matching items of western tack and had them shipped to England where I live as we don't have any decent western tack here.
Likes: The leather is excellent quality - Herman Oak, and extremely well made and was pre oiled, a bonus as most english tack has to be oiled by the user. I would imagine this headstall would last a lifetime if looked after.
Dislikes: Unfortunately it did not fit my average sized mare, the cheek pieces were at least 2" short at each side, and the throat latch was very tight. This was extremely disappointing as was sold as "horse size". This is not the fault of the seller as they did me a great service in shipping etc. I'm just wondering if American horses have small heads? I think in all probability it should have been described as pony size.
Quality: Construction is well made, sturdy, nice stitching and well finished.
Summary: This is such a pity as the headstall is really nice. I'm unable to return the item as it would cost more in shipping costs than to replace. I would say buyer beware and ask for measurements before purchase. However, I'm sure that I will be able to sell this on quite easily as its so nice, and quality western tack in England is rare.
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