mad cow tack? pro rider tack?

       The Horse Forum > Horse Tack > Horse Tack Reviews

mad cow tack? pro rider tack?

This is a discussion on mad cow tack? pro rider tack? within the Horse Tack Reviews forums, part of the Horse Tack category

Like Tree4Likes

LinkBack Thread Tools
    01-06-2014, 07:44 PM
mad cow tack? pro rider tack?


How about pro rider?
Like for breast collars and such.....
Sponsored Links
    01-14-2014, 11:27 AM
Considering the cost of good well tanned leather, almost anything under $100 could be of questionable quality.
HnA Tack likes this.
    02-13-2014, 10:46 PM
Madcow does not seem to have much - if any - info about their products, and I find that strange & definitely questionable.
    02-14-2014, 01:42 AM
I have a mad cow show bridle and matching breast collar. From the companies website they said that only so many are made per set so it is guaranteed not to overly mass produced. The leather is Argentinian leather- not sure what kind of quality that would be but with a little oiling it is ready to go like any other piece of equipment. Everything works on it. I guess the only thing is that on the bridle along the cheek, the tooling does not match up perfectly on both sides but that's not a big deal- in fact most people wouldnt notice but I look close to details.... I am picky that way lol I havent put it on a horse due to weather and this winter being so miserable so I can't attest to durability yet.

IMO I see nothing wrong with their breast collars and bridles but personally would not buy a saddle from them if they made them due to them using argentinian leather and will most likely skimp out on other quality materials.
    02-14-2014, 02:23 AM
I'm not familiar with either of those brands so I can't help you there, but I did want to mention that not every piece of quality tack is going to be $100+. The only thing in my tack room that cost more than $100 was my saddle and I don't buy poor quality tack...I just know what to look for.

OP, what kind of breast collar are you looking for?
    02-14-2014, 03:49 PM
LOL, Smrobs!

Are we talkin' new or used for $100 or less?
    02-14-2014, 08:35 PM
I don't buy used tack either . The only exception to that rule for me is bits because they generally don't require as much specialized care as leather. If a bit hangs in a tack room or lays in a box for 10 years, just rinse off the dust and it's good as new (provided it hasn't rusted beyond all repair). Leather though, I don't trust other folk to take care of it the same way I do so it's just easier for me to buy new.

HOWEVER, I don't buy tack with bling and silver and jewels and full tooling either. It's all very utilitarian, but that's why I can get good quality at an affordable price.

I've always been of a mind that when people see me riding my horse they should think "Dang, that's a nice horse" instead of "Dang, that's a flashy bridle" LOL.
SueNH and equinesnfelines like this.
    03-02-2014, 01:18 PM
Originally Posted by HnA Tack    
Madcow does not seem to have much - if any - info about their products, and I find that strange & definitely questionable.
I have a madcow tack set and my friend has 2 of them and they are the best leather and quality I have ever owned and I have owned Circle Y and Tex Tan tack sets to match my saddles. In my opinion, you can't go wrong with a madcow set and especially not at their prices.
    03-02-2014, 01:22 PM
Originally Posted by bauchtanz    

How about pro rider?
Like for breast collars and such.....
I would definitely go with the Madcow. It is high quality tack.
    03-02-2014, 01:50 PM
I find it's much harder to find Western bridles that have as good a quality of leather as most English bridles. So often the western ones are very "cardboardy", and so full of bling that they end up rubbing raw spots on the horse's face. I am with smrobs; utilitarian!

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mad Cow saddle pads? amp23 Horse Tack Reviews 4 11-13-2013 11:28 PM
Cow hide on tack set! Horsecccrazy Horse Tack and Equipment 4 02-10-2013 01:11 AM
So mad i could breath fire. anyone built a tack box? OutOfTheLoop Horse Tack and Equipment 8 11-20-2012 10:42 PM
Saddles,Tack lot,Misc Tack,Cow Bell Now On eBay!! wlukes Tack and Equipment Classifieds 1 02-20-2010 07:09 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:01 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0