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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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  • 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
More Colors Available
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  • Matching show lead for all Billy Royal® QH Show Halters
  • Handcrafted from the finest premium heavyweight leather
  • Hand rubbed and oiled for a beautiful and supple finish
  • 1” wide lead has a 30” standard diameter chrome chain
  • ¾” wide lead has a 24” fine diameter chrome chain
  • Color:  Dark oil
  • Length:  6’
 
$59.99 - $69.99
$49.99 - $54.99
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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
More Colors Available
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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
More Colors Available
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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
More Colors Available
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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
More Colors Available
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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
More Colors Available
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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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  • 1" wide x 8' long
  • Padded webbing provides a soft grip that is easy on your hands
  • 8" hand loop
  • For safety purposes never put your whole hand, wrist or arm through the loop while leading a horse
  • Brass plated removable bolt snap
  • Colors: black, green, burgundy, red, navy or purple
$9.99 $7.99
More Colors Available
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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
New
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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  • Beautifully tanned, hand rubbed and stained leather
  • Super supple and pliable and easy to work with
  • Matches all of the leather stable halters
  • Measures 1”W x 6’ long with brass plated chain
  • 2 chain lengths:  24” or 30”
  • Havana only
For even higher quality, upgrade to the Billy Royal® version!
$34.99 - $37.99
$27.99 - $29.99
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  • Beautifully tanned, hand rubbed and stained leather
  • Adds leverage for controlling stallions or tougher horses
  • Supple leather for ultimate durability
  • Matches all Billy Royal leather stable halters
  • 1” wide x 6’ long with solid brass chain
  • 2 chain lengths:  24 in. or 30” in.
  • Color:  Havana
$49.99 - $54.99
$39.99 - $44.99
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  • Soft “no burn” cotton ensures comfortable grip
  • Ideal for ground work or halter breaking/training
  • 7/8” diameter x 15’ long
  • Brass plated snap
  • Black only
$19.99 $14.99
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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
More Colors Available
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Dura-Tech® Everlast Lead Rope
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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
38% Off $12.99 $7.99
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$72.99 $57.99
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  • Add a chain easily to any standard lead rope
  • Perfect for lunge lines and schooling leads
  • For use when more control is necessary
  • Triangular end with heavy duty brass plated swivel snap
  • Length: 30"
  • Width: 1/2"
  • Also available in 24" length: 02524
$9.99
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  • Add a chain easily to any standard lead rope
  • Perfect for lunge lines and schooling leads
  • For use when more control is necessary
  • Triangular end with heavy duty brass plated snap
  • Length: 24"
  • Width: 1/2"
  • Also available in 30" length: 02525
$8.99
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  • Easily convert any standard lead rope into a shank 
  • Ideal for schooling or when more control is necessary
  • Triangular end with heavy duty chrome plated swivel snap
  • Length: 24" or 30"
  • Width: 1/2"
 
$8.99 - $9.99
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  • Convert lead ropes or lunge lines into training aids
  • Ideal when more control or leverage is necessary
  • Triangular end with heavy duty brass trigger snap
  • Solid brass will resist rust and corrosion
  • Length: 24" or 30"
  • Width: 1/2"
$15.99 - $19.99