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Lead Ropes / Leather Lead Shanks

Exceptional quality lead ropes and shanks in your choice of hand braided cotton, braided nylon or leather. Heavy duty hardware and choice of length make these leads perfect for any task.

  • 6' leather lead shanks available in 24” or 30” chain length
  • Lead ropes available in 4’, 8’, 10’ and 15’ lengths
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Walsh™ 6' Leather Lead with 30" Brass Chain
This top-quality 6' leather lead pairs beautifully with show or stable halters for everyday use, with a 30" chain for extra control when needed. Handcrafted in the USA with the finest leather and nicely finished with a solid brass chain for exceptional durability.

Matches the Walsh™ Signature Padded Leather Halter and the Walsh™ British Triple Stitched Leather Halter.

Features include:
  • Crafted from top notch 1" leather, hand rubbed and oiled to maximize suppleness
  • Heavy duty 30" solid brass chain for strength and durability
  • Color: Havana
  • 1" wide x 6' long

For an even better value, check out the Billy Royal® 6' Leather Lead with Brass Chain
$69.99 $65.99
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  • Soft and durable round braided nylon and polypropylene
  • 5/8" diameter x 8' long
  • Heavy duty brass plated hardware
  • Heat sealed end to prevent fraying
  • Rot resistant
  • Colors: black, burgundy, green, navy, purple, red

  • For a longer lead rope, try the Dura-Tech® 10' Nylon Lead Rope
$12.99 $9.99
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  • Soft and durable round braided nylon and polypropylene
  • 5/8" diameter x 10’ long
  • Heavy duty brass plated hardware
  • Heat sealed end to prevent fraying
  • Rot resistant
  • Colors: black, burgundy, confetti, green, navy, purple, red, royal

  • For a shorter lead rope, try the Dura-Tech® 8' Nylon Lead Rope
$14.99 $11.99
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  • Exceptional value
  • Soft and durable heavy braided cotton
  • Hand tied, 5/8" diameter x 8' long
  • Comfortable to hold and easy to grip
  • Prevents burns and abrasions
  • Brass plated snap
  • Colors: royal, lilac, black, hunter green, white, red, maroon, purple

  • For a longer lead rope, try the Dura-Tech® 10' Cotton Lead Rope
$9.99 $7.99
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  • Soft and durable heavy braided cotton
  • Hand tied, ¾" diameter x 10’ long
  • Comfortable to hold and easy to grip
  • Prevents burns and abrasions
  • Brass plated bolt snap
  • Colors: black, burgundy, green, navy, royal

  • For a shorter lead rope, try the Dura-Tech® 8' Cotton Lead Rope
$11.99 $8.99
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  • Soft and durable round braided nylon and polypropylene
  • 5/8” diameter x 8’ long w/30” brass plated chain
  • Heavy duty brass plated hardware
  • Heat sealed end to prevent fraying
  • Rot resistant
  • Colors:  Black, burgundy, green or navy
$19.99 $14.99
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  • Extra soft for the most comfortable grip
  • Tightly braided polypropylene and nylon
  • 5/8” diameter x 10’ long in the perfect weight
  • Leather popper on the end
  • Removable loop through brass plated snap
  • Colors:  Black, burgundy, green or navy
$14.99 $9.99
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  • Heavy duty replaceable brass snap-simple to take on and off
  • Remarkable soft feel yet very durable rounded stable lead
  • 7/8” diameter soft braided poly nylon rope construction
  • Heat sealed plastic knob on the end to keep from fraying
  • Measures:  8’ long
  • Color:  Black
$16.99 $12.99
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  • Durable single ply flat nylon
  • Ideal for added control on leading stronger horses
  • 1” wide nylon x 8’ long
  • 24” brass plated chain
  • Colors:  Black, burgundy, green, navy or red
$13.99 $10.99
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Durable, fresh looking lead made from colorful 4 strand poly rope. Nicely hand braided into a 1” x 8” flat lead and comfortable in the hand. Chrome plated snap and hand loop at the end.

  • Color: Rainbow
$12.99 $9.99
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Dura-Tech® 5' Cotton Lead Rope
A shorter version of our most popular cotton lead. The shorter 5’ length is handy for leading horses and ponies in and around the barn, especially to and from the pasture. Great all-purpose lead is nice length to work with, keeps one hand free and easy to handle without the bulk.

Each lead is hand braided for outstanding durability and the soft nature of cotton prevents burns and abrasions. Comfortable in the hand and the 5/8 diameter is easy to grip. Heavy duty brass plated snap.

  • Navy
40% Off $9.99 $5.99
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  • Pima cotton is long known for exceptional strength and softness
  • 100% tightly braided pima cotton has an incredible in hand feel
  • Durable all around lead is easy to work with and is an ideal weight
  • 5/8” diameter x 10’ long with heavy duty brass snap
  • Latigo leather tie is braided into the end
  • Color:  Natural
$13.99 $10.99