Thoroughbred Leather (TLG-KY), is the division of Tasman Industries, Inc. that processes leather according to the "old world" methods. The process of Vegetable tanning is unique in nature and not as commonly as chromium tanned leathers. Our raw material is sourced directly and processed by Tasman Industries, Inc. Hides and Skins Division, under strict guidelines to produce specific hides for a particular product. We produce 5 categories that are intended for satisfy a wide range of products. Whether you are looking for length to create reins and belts or lighter weight leather for holsters and wallets, chances are we've got it!
See our product gallery below and be sure to stop by our store before you leave!
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Bridle leathers - Our bridle leather is made using old world craftsmanship with the highest quality oils and tallows. This leather will cut beautifully, burnish to perfection, and most importantly maintain its strength and temper for years to come. This leather is best suited for strapping applications such as belts and equine purposes. We carry our bridle in two main weights 10/12 and 13/15oz. Colors available include Black, Coffee, Qtan, Walnut, Tan, Chestnut.
Latigo Leather - Our Latigo leather is often imitated but never duplicated. This special formula of Chrome-Vegetable re-tanned leather offers you the best of both worlds. Very high strength, durability and temper, all while maintaining its original beauty and color. Originally designed for use in the equine trade our latigo leather is now offered in a variety of colors and finishes to fit your exacting demands. This leather is as suited on a roping horse as it is for your casual dress belt. Weights range from 5oz to 12/14. Colors available include Burgundy, Black, Brown. Other colors available with volume orders .
Harness Leather - Our Harness leather is hand selected from the finest US Steers to create the most durable leather in the market. When you need your product to outlast the user this is what you choose. Filled with oils and tallow our Harness leather will make the finest Harness, reins or any other product where strength is demanded. Our two main colors of Harness are Russet and Black, weights available are 10/12oz, 13/15oz and 15/17oz
Skirting Leather - Skirting leather is the tried and true workhorse of our offerings. Our skirting leather will carve beautifully, stamp with ease and take oil like a dream. Perfect for saddles, tack or any other project requiring brute strength and durability. We currently offer our skirting leather in Golden, Qtan, Walnut, Chestnut, Mahogany, Doa, Black, Burgundy. Weights available are 10/12oz, 13/15oz, and 15/17oz.
Strap Leather- Our strap leather is hand selected from our skirting and dry split to weight. This 100% vegetable tanned leather will mold to perfection and take oils and dyes evenly and quickly. Perfect for holsters, wallets and personal leather goods. Weights range from 4oz to 9/10oz. Offered in Natural only.
All of our leathers are available to be made in custom colors with a minimum drum load per color order. Please contact us for further information and pricing.