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  • Originally posted by GoForAGallop View Post
    I asked for a shipping quote, and was told 50L. (pounds.) So about $100 US, which is pretty average for shipping from the UK, unfortunately.

    My brown, short boots rang up at 125L, which was great. The boots to my doorstep would be just a smidge over $275 with the current exchange rate.


    BTW, I don't know if your post was just a mistake, but they're being sold in pounds, not euros. The exchange rate is not as good.
    That was me typing on my work keyboard, which does funny things to special symbols.

    I have an invoice for 125L and if shipping to the us is 50L then the total at current exchange is $276. However, there is a note on a different page saying that out of stock boots ship at full price. The product page and invoice disagree, so I hope they do the right thing and charge me the 125L price.
    Originally posted by PeanutButterPony
    you can shackle your pony to a lawn chair at the show...so long as its in a conservative color.

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    • What model did you get?

      Regarding the sales price...I think you should be alright. I had emailed them previously and this was their response:

      The price for shipping to USA is £50.00 – this sizes we have on the website are only the sale prices therefore if your size is not in stock and you want to order the boots then it would be the full price of

      S2602 - £350.00
      S3602 - £375.00

      I interpret that to mean if it was on the site, it was at the sales price.

      Also, the price on the site might include VAT which I dont believe we would pay, so if it showed as 150 on the site but your invoice was something different...that might account for the difference.

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        Originally posted by Alterageous View Post
        That was me typing on my work keyboard, which does funny things to special symbols.

        I have an invoice for 125L and if shipping to the us is 50L then the total at current exchange is $276. However, there is a note on a different page saying that out of stock boots ship at full price. The product page and invoice disagree, so I hope they do the right thing and charge me the 125L price.
        I interpreted it the same way as comingback...if it was in the drop down menu, it was "in stock", otherwise, if you had to call/email to order the size, it would be regular full price.

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        • Originally posted by GoForAGallop View Post
          I interpreted it the same way as comingback...if it was in the drop down menu, it was "in stock", otherwise, if you had to call/email to order the size, it would be regular full price.
          Here's hoping! I really want my brown boots!
          Originally posted by PeanutButterPony
          you can shackle your pony to a lawn chair at the show...so long as its in a conservative color.

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          • Grand Prix Paddock boots brand new $100 - heres the link on Ebay:
            http://www.ebay.com/itm/300848135349...84.m1439.l2649

            My barn friend received her's last week - they look so good I ordered a pair in size 9 and at that price for that quality I really didn't have to think!! Just a tip - ask the seller what width they are before you order - and keep in mind - the Grand Prixs in this model run small in the widths, for example I take an 8.5B in a normal boot but in the Grand Prixs I take a 9c - maybe try some at a tack shop before if you can...

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            • Adams Horse Supplies is doing 15% off all Charles Owens helmets through 1/31 - promo code CH23G3. They have some really good prices on them to start, so with the sale, even better - AYR8 for about $288. I wish I knew about their prices both times I helmet shopped in 2008!

              In "not steal of a deal" news, CO has apparently entered the luxury helmet market with a $1k+ offering - http://www.smartpakequine.com/charle...x?cm_vc=Search . I will have to look next time I am at SmartPak to see what it even looks like.

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              • Originally posted by BostonHJ View Post
                Adams Horse Supplies is doing 15% off all Charles Owens helmets through 1/31 - promo code CH23G3. They have some really good prices on them to start, so with the sale, even better - AYR8 for about $288. I wish I knew about their prices both times I helmet shopped in 2008!

                In "not steal of a deal" news, CO has apparently entered the luxury helmet market with a $1k+ offering - http://www.smartpakequine.com/charle...x?cm_vc=Search . I will have to look next time I am at SmartPak to see what it even looks like.
                Cheshire Horse in NH is doing 20% off and they will ship if you know your size. Call the store 1-877-358-3001.
                Originally posted by PeanutButterPony
                you can shackle your pony to a lawn chair at the show...so long as its in a conservative color.

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                • Originally posted by BostonHJ View Post

                  In "not steal of a deal" news, CO has apparently entered the luxury helmet market with a $1k+ offering - http://www.smartpakequine.com/charle...x?cm_vc=Search . I will have to look next time I am at SmartPak to see what it even looks like.
                  Oh, BROTHER. Really?! And you know they will sell... I am going to fall down laughing the first time I see someone who has actually blown that kind of money on a helmet, though.
                  "Horses lend us the wings we lack." ~ Pam Brown

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                  • Originally posted by RiderWriter View Post
                    Oh, BROTHER. Really?! And you know they will sell... I am going to fall down laughing the first time I see someone who has actually blown that kind of money on a helmet, though.
                    There was a $1400 leather GPA for awhile, but I don't recall that it sold that well. I think I did see a few though. Talk about excessive.
                    Originally posted by PeanutButterPony
                    you can shackle your pony to a lawn chair at the show...so long as its in a conservative color.

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                    • It's not really on SALE...but I am leasing a horse who apparently keeps breaking cheap leather halters, so I got him a leather halter from the Tack Shack of Ocala...

                      http://www.tackshackocala.com/3040.html

                      Triple stitched GREAT quality leather, nameplate, adjustable nose, and chin snap with free shipping and $5 FB coupon code = ~$50!!!

                      Can't WAIT. I put my last name on the halter because I guess it will eventually be my other horse's halter. I usually just buy walsh halters, but I needed great quality for less $$.

                      Will be sure to post pics when I get it!!! They even did a custom sized crown strap for me. I am pumped!

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                      • Brogini cancelled my brown boot order, saying they weren't in stock.

                        Oh well, my off the rack parlantis are still coming from the UK for $604.
                        Originally posted by PeanutButterPony
                        you can shackle your pony to a lawn chair at the show...so long as its in a conservative color.

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                        • http://www.doversaddlery.com/sussex-...rs/p/PA-05351/

                          ok, I'm chiming in! I got one of these leather halters just recently and is seems to be pretty darn good quality for the price, padded and full adjustable. For 36$ I was willing to buy sight unseen and hope for the best. The leather is supple and seems to be nice quality. The only quibble I have- which was brought to my attention before I bought- was that the black and burgundy was more of a black and brown. I thought people were being overly critical....they weren't. It's brown. Dover gets around this by mentioning the inconsistency of dying small batches blablabla....oh, well. If you want a black and brown leather halter for a great price here ya go!!!!

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                          • Well the halter sounds more like false advertising and shoddy customer service which is normal for Dover.
                            http://weanieeventer.blogspot.com/

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                            • Originally posted by reay6790 View Post
                              It's not really on SALE...but I am leasing a horse who apparently keeps breaking cheap leather halters, so I got him a leather halter from the Tack Shack of Ocala...

                              http://www.tackshackocala.com/3040.html

                              Triple stitched GREAT quality leather, nameplate, adjustable nose, and chin snap with free shipping and $5 FB coupon code = ~$50!!!

                              Can't WAIT. I put my last name on the halter because I guess it will eventually be my other horse's halter. I usually just buy walsh halters, but I needed great quality for less $$.

                              Will be sure to post pics when I get it!!! They even did a custom sized crown strap for me. I am pumped!
                              wanted to update this:

                              already shipped out!! wow! so excited It's supposed to be here friday.

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                              • Let us know when you get it I'm really interested I have been searching for a black leather halter for my horse and the price is really good.

                                Originally posted by reay6790 View Post
                                wanted to update this:

                                already shipped out!! wow! so excited It's supposed to be here friday.

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                                • Originally posted by stargzng386 View Post
                                  Let us know when you get it I'm really interested I have been searching for a black leather halter for my horse and the price is really good.
                                  I will! I've heard great things about these halters. I'd love a black one for my blue roan and grey...but they don't need new halters!! This guy desperately needs one so I am excited to get it in!! I will be sure to take pictures

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                                  • There's an awesome tack sale in NC that happens twice a year and you can get FABULOUS deals!! I got a $900 roping saddle for $300, and have gotten English saddles there that would cost $150-$300 new, that were in GREAT shape for only $25. it doesn't get much better than that, when you're on a lesson-program-budget!!
                                    Teaching Horseback Riding Lessons: A Practical Training Manual for Instructors

                                    Stop Wasting Hay and Extend Consumption Time With Round Bale Hay Nets!!

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                                    • Originally posted by stargzng386 View Post
                                      Let us know when you get it I'm really interested I have been searching for a black leather halter for my horse and the price is really good.
                                      I got one to give as a present. It was really nice-great leather, pretty stitching, uniform, supple, etc. My only complaint is that the chicago (?) screws used to affix the nameplate were more of a copper color rather than brass. Very nice halter!

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                                      • http://www.tackoftheday.com/ProductD...013-02-01-succ

                                        decent price for a half pad.

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                                        • http://www.ebay.com/itm/CLOSEOUT-TRE...item337f96c42e

                                          For those of us who were screwed by Brogini-- some Da Vinci's on closeout

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