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  • Is nylon tack better then leather tack
  • Can you barrel race with nylon tack

 
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    01-18-2009, 01:34 PM
  #1
Banned
barrel racing tack??

Hey I just found a tack set(blue briddle,reins, and breast plate) on ebay and I already bid on it. But it was nylon, and I just want to know if Nylon would be comfertble for barrel racing my horse? Would it rub? Oh and I can't get a pic on here but, what I said explains it!!!!
     
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    01-18-2009, 02:14 PM
  #2
Weanling
If it's well made, I don't think it makes much of a difference. Lots of barrel racers have switched to nylon because it doesn't rot or break as easily.
     
    01-18-2009, 03:47 PM
  #3
Banned
Ok, thanks
     
    01-19-2009, 09:11 PM
  #4
Green Broke
I'm just not a fan of nylon. But that's a personal thing. I like traditional leather and nylon tends to get stiff depending on how it is made. Some nylon materials are better than others.

I don't have a problem with nylon, I just like leather more. That's just me though
     
    01-20-2009, 11:50 AM
  #5
Trained
As with all tack, there is better quality and then there is the cheap stuff.

Overall though, Nylon should be fine.
     
    01-20-2009, 08:02 PM
  #6
Banned
Ok thank you guys;)
     
    01-20-2009, 08:17 PM
  #7
Foal
Nylon is cheap, Leather is best especially if your racing!You don't want to take a risk.
     
    01-20-2009, 09:37 PM
  #8
Trained
There is good quality nylon and poor quality leather. Whatever you get make sure it is good quality and well maintained. =)
     
    01-21-2009, 12:35 AM
  #9
Foal
When I was looking for my barrel racing equipment. I actually ordered a pink nylon breast collar with neoprene on the inside so it probably wont rub bad. I also bought a pink nylon bridle to match. When I was searching for it I just made sure the clips weren't too small and crappy.
     
    01-21-2009, 05:02 PM
  #10
Banned
Ok, I will try to find nylon tack with that stuff on the inside, so it wont rub;)
     

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