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58" double ended elastic leather girth that wont break the bank?

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  • 58" double ended elastic leather girth that wont break the bank?

    Do they exist?
    Barn rat for life

  • #2
    The M. Toulouse shaped leather girth is $120. It comes in a sheepskin model for $20 more.


    • #3
      I have one I don't need and would like to see go free to a good home. One other COTHer has first dibs on it, but if she doesn't need it you're welcome to it.
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      • #4
        I love the shaped hunter girth I just got from Smartpak. I believe it was about $170. It runs really long and stretches a bit, so you are probably ok with 56". I like a 54" girth. I ordered a 54" which I am now dedicating to my larger horse, and have ordered another in 52".
        Last edited by ToTheNines; Apr. 8, 2013, 08:11 PM.
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        • #5
          I got a 58" Classic Equine (I think that was the brand...from HorseLife in Alberta) that didn't look like the elastic stretched a ton, and I didn't use it much but it measures more like a 61". I got a County Logic for my guy and it's a very nice girth. I looked at the M. Toulouse but couldn't find any in Canada, and County had a dark brown 58" in stock they got to me in 3 days.


          • Original Poster

            Originally posted by netg View Post
            I have one I don't need and would like to see go free to a good home. One other COTHer has first dibs on it, but if she doesn't need it you're welcome to it.
            Great thanks so much!
            Barn rat for life


            • #7
              VTO Saddlery has some Prestige girths in the clearance section, but I can't remember if they are double elastic or not...I think they have 57" and 59"?
              "On the back of a horse I felt whole, complete, connected to that vital place in the center of me...and the chaos within me found balance."


              • #8
                Tackzone has some Bobby's girths that are $99. Mine is on the way. The boy i ordered it for recently put on A LOT of weight, so I think I'll have to reorder in a 52". Oh well.


                • #9
                  I got a 58" Stubben dark brown leather girth for $150-ish.. absolutely love it. It's held up for over 3 years and still looks beautiful!


                  • #10
                    I don't think the Bobby's come in a 58".
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                    • #11
                      Treadstone Chafeless Double Elastic girth is about $80 and comes in a 58. I have the 56 and really like it. The leather is smooth and soft and it cleans up well after every ride.

                      Here's a link to the girth at Horseman's Outlet. I shop there all the time and they are friendly, helpful, and have a good selection.

                      Last edited by CrittersMom; Apr. 20, 2013, 09:54 AM. Reason: Update with link


                      • #12
                        I have one horse that wears a 54, one that wears a 58 and one wears a 60.

                        You can find the 58 but it's not easy. And the 60 are really difficult to find. What I did was buy the girth of my choice in the largest size I could get and take it to a local tack repair place and they removed the buckles (leather) and made extensions to get the length I want. It was about 15.00 You can have the elastic extended but it was cheaper to just extend the leather stitched piece.
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                        • Original Poster

                          Originally posted by sammicat View Post
                          Treadstone Chafeless Double Elastic girth is about $80 and comes in a 58. I have the 56 and really like it. The leather is smooth and soft and it cleans up well after every ride.

                          Here's a link to the girth at Horseman's Outlet. I shop there all the time and they are friendly, helpful, and have a good selection.

                          Nice, thanks!
                          Barn rat for life


                          • #14
                            Try taking the largest girth you have and adding longer elastic to both ends to make the girth the correct length.