All our belts and bracelets are hand-made on a small farm right outside of Lexington, KY using hand tools. No machines!
Our belts are all hand crafted using bridle leather, which by definition refers to the way a piece of leather (cow hide) is finished at the tannery. Bridle leather has both the Flesh and Grain side of the leather stuffed with greases and finished with wax. This is generally a labour intensive process, thus higher quality!
A hoof pick is a curved hook or hooked knife-blade used to remove stones, balls of snow, etc., from the bottom of a horse's hoof. This belt has been around for decades and was said to be worn out on the range and used in dire need to clean the horses hoof. Some people confuse it with a fish hook, but it is only meant for horses.
Our belts and bracelets are all packaged in burlap drawstring bags and branded with our logo. The burlap bags can be used as storage when not wearing your leather.
This belt has been around for almost 50 years, but what sets us apart from the rest is the way the belt fastens. A normal belt would have the leather end sticking out on the front. On our belt, that piece slides in behind to give a smooth look on the front. We are so unique that you can usually spot one of our belts! Will Smith recently wore our belt in his new movie, and we knew it was ours because of how it was fastened.
Why do people choose us over our competitors? Hands down the quality of leather. The rich darkness of the finished saddle bridle gives it such a rich look with the brass rivets. There are other brands out there that are strong brands that carry the belt as a side item and it is very clear their belt is a side item. Our hoof pick belts are front and center.