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Colorful Cotton Leads w/ Snap End

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Bring out your bright colors with these Amish made cotton lead ropes. Lead measures 1/2" x 6'. Chrome plated snap and clamp. Comes with snap.

Made in the USA
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  • Material: Cotton
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  • Metal Type: Nickel silver
  • Customizable: No


Material Cotton
Metal Type Nickel silver
Special Features Amish made in USA
Customizable No
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    Colorful Cotton Leads w/ Snap End is rated 3.4 out of 5 by 79.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these I manage a small private farm of sometimes silly OTTBs- these lead ropes are great because when this one wants to run this way and the other one wants to run the another way, the ropes are short and thin so they don't get tangled and are easy to grip. These are definitely not your traditionally-sized lead ropes. They're short and thin. But they are well made and last quite a while.
    Date published: 2017-04-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great buy Please read! I love this lead rope. It's so light weight and I hate having too long of a lead. This is why it is perfect for my old guy who is nearly bomb proof. That being said it is short and not very thick so I wouldn't use it on a horse I don't trust. I plan on buying another soon!
    Date published: 2016-07-25
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great deal Not as thick as I thought it would be, but it does the trick and the price is right!
    Date published: 2016-07-05
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from better as a dog leash Much thinner and shorter than expected, do not trust it with a horse on the end of it. Maybe a dog.
    Date published: 2016-06-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun Color This lead rope is really a fun color combo. Classy looking. It's a nice weight and length. I like the clip as it is the easiest to use but not the most durable. Great lead rope for an easy leader. Great price.
    Date published: 2016-01-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this lead Nice quality. Good and thick. I was surprised because it was more blue than white, nice looking.
    Date published: 2016-01-05
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointed The clip and the diameter of the rope are small. More like a dog leash than a horse lead. The way the end is finished is very poor and flimsy.
    Date published: 2015-09-23
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Good price, but didn't like how each end secured Although I read the mixed reviews before ordering, I was disappointed with how both ends of the rope were secured with metal, which I felt could hurt your hands and may not be long lasting. Rope part was fine for the price, but would have liked it to be a bit thicker with a better hand feel. I decided to return.
    Date published: 2015-08-03
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good quality lead rope I bought this because I don't like very long lead ropes and this is only 6 ft. It's a good quality rope and snap. My only gripe with it is the end...it's not knotted or anything, it's taped and has a little metal clasp around it; so I made a knot in it myself. Overall a great lead rope.
    Date published: 2015-07-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Meets USPC requirements! We purchased three cotton leads for our barn & will be buying more. Sturdy yet soft, easy to clip yet strong hardware. Love the colors!
    Date published: 2015-05-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Lead I really like the feel of the cotton rope and the snap is sturdy enough for my big mare.
    Date published: 2015-04-08
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Short This is a nice quality lead rope but it is very short! Probably only a 5' lead vs the usual 8', so not as useful in my opinion.
    Date published: 2015-01-13
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Inexpensive lead I found this lead rope to be not useful. It is to thin when being held which could lead to rub burns on your hands if a horse pulls. It is also held together by a metal clip/staple at the which could catch on your hand if pulled through. Two stars only because of the price. You get what you pay for in this case. Inexpensive lead rope that just won't stand up to the riggers of barn life
    Date published: 2014-10-11
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointed The rope is too short. The clasp sticks and the entire item is cheaply made. Very disappointed
    Date published: 2014-08-21
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible I hate it! Cheap cheap. So flimsy it would not hold a horse
    Date published: 2014-08-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice for the price We gave a these away as prizes for a hunter pace Great for every day use
    Date published: 2014-08-01
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not safe I LOVE Smart-Pak. The customer service is awesome and the products I've purchased have been excellent. Except this one :-( The first time I tied my horse in the barn aisle with this lead, in less than 5 minutes the lead clip was hanging from my pony's halter and the end that should have been attached to the clip was dangling toward the ground. My pony had not moved, all he had done was quickly move his head. This lead is not safe. The clamp that is supposed to keep the rope attached to the clip is flimsy and the rope itself is thin. I prefer a lighter weight clip so this looked like something I could use. It wasn't. This product is not up to the standard I expect from Smart-Pak. I would not recommend it. Even though the price was minimal, I will be going to the trouble of returning it so the people at Smart-Pak can see the defect.
    Date published: 2014-06-02
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Soft but very short I was a little disappointed when I received these lead ropes. Another review said they were short but honestly thought 6ft was quite long enough...until I received them. The hardware isn't overly heavy and the lead is very short. It is nice and soft and perhaps would work as a trailer tie but not my favorite lead rope by far.
    Date published: 2014-04-20
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Decent lead rope This lead rope is decent. Nothing fancy. It's rather short and on the smaller scale. It would make a much better dog leash than a horse lead rope, but it's pretty and works. And it was definitely a good price.
    Date published: 2014-03-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty, but not heavy-duty I got this in the navy/burgundy and I'm pretty happy with it. However, if you have a strong horse or a horse that pulls, don't buy this lead - the hardware is flimsy, and I don't think it would last very long with a pushy horse. That being said, it works just fine for my laid-back TB and I, and I love the color!
    Date published: 2014-03-20
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice colors, but not heavy duty I bought this lead rope for the color. The color is very bright, however the lead rope is light weight. It is short (only 6 feet) as stated in the description and the width of the rope is thin/narrow. If you are looking for a heavier weight lead rope that will stand up to abuse, this isn't your best option. The snap is also small and weak.
    Date published: 2014-01-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Lead Rope Got a couple of these as spares.  The colors are nice and the cotton is soft.  I wish they were a smidge longer.
    Date published: 2013-12-04
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good I really like my old lead rope but it was getting worn out. I bought this one an loved it! Thank you!
    Date published: 2013-08-11
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Color lead rope The idea of the colors is wonderful. But I find The rope is slightly too short and too thin. I need a little bit longer rope with the bigger horses. Saddlebug
    Date published: 2013-07-08
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Way too short! Too short and thin. The colors are nice but it is hard to tie my horse with it this short!
    Date published: 2013-02-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great item. Perfect length, thickness and softness.
    Date published: 2013-01-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it! Great everyday lead with beautiful colors. My only fault is that is is kind of thin and I prefer a thicker rope.
    Date published: 2013-01-22
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not what I expected... I was excited for this lead rope because of the fun colors BUT it was not at all what I was expecting. It was so short and much thinner than any other lead rope I've seen. The clasp wasn't very substantial and the end was capped off poorly. Needless to say, it went directly back into the box and was returned.
    Date published: 2012-11-04
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from not well made stay away if you are looking for quality.The fixing is misserable and will not last long.The ends are fixed with wire.NO go!
    Date published: 2012-09-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good for what it's worth My lead finally needs to be replaced. To give people an idea, I just checked my order history and I bought this lead rope a little over a year ago. For eight bucks, it's lasted much longer than I ever thought it would. It's definitely been battle tested. It's been left out in the rain and snow, dragged through the mud, and I use it on my horse when I bathe her. It's fairly inexpensive so I don't mind replacing it. The only drawback is that it pretty short.
    Date published: 2012-09-13
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