Horse Tack Review


Ariat
Stable Half Chaps
English Chaps/Boots/Helmets

For Sale on eBay


Manufacturer: Ariat
Model: Stable Half Chaps
Category: English Chaps/Boots/Helmets

Purchase: I bought these half chaps online from Dover Saddlery because I needed a new pair. I wanted full grain leather and these were the cheapest pair available. They retail now for 79.95 and that sounds about what I paid for them.

Likes: I really liked their durability. Typically riding apparel lasts only a year in my destructive hands. These held up particularly well for 3-4 years. They also looked very good. I got a lot of compliments on how nice may half chaps looked. The picture on the website does not do them justice.

Dislikes: They didn't have snaps at the bottom. So sometimes while riding and without fail while walking the zipper would creep up and the chap would creep down. I got rather annoyed at the amount of adjusting that I needed to do. Not enough to get rid of them though.

Quality: Good. They lasted for almost four years of riding at least once a day. Somewhere in the third year the seam where the elastic and the leather meet started to go. Probably because that's where my leg rubbed the most. It was a simple fix though. I used my home sewing machine with no fancy attachments or needles for leather to patch it up. The only reason I'm getting rid of them now is that the zipper broke and I have no expertise in that area.

Summary: These are excellent half chaps for the money. I was very impressed with the quality of materials and construction. I hope that my next pair of half chaps holds up half as well as these did.

Rating: 4

Author: BAHampton

Date: 2012-02-25

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