Originally Posted by SouthernTrailsGA
Leather from India is made from Water Buffalo, from what I have heard and seen it is a strong close grained leather, but tends to be stiff.
Only advice I can offer is to inspect it for cracks and fatigue before each use and you should be fine
Thank you so much! The bridle is less stiff than it was before and this stuff seems to be a lot better than most of the India leather I've dealt with in the past, but just the fact that the tag said "Made in India" scared me. LOL.