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Rough-Out Saddles and Horse Tack What is It?

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A popular type of saddle is a rough-out leather saddle or a "slick fork cowboy style" saddle. These saddles are popular for many reasons, including functionality for working cowboys. Buckaroo Leather has created Rough-Out Breast Collars to match these cowboy rough-out style saddles. First, let’s talk leather… Leather saddles are made from heavy hides known as saddle skirting. Skirting comes in different weights, or thickness, and grades, which is the quality. The thickest skirting is used for the heavy wear areas such as the fenders, stirrup leathers and seats. Skirting has two distinct sides – the grain side, which is...

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