The elastic breastplate provides saddle balance and stability without impeding shoulder movement. The wide elastic strap and soft leather yoke also ensure a comfortable fit for the horse.
Description of the elastic breastplate
The elastic breastplate keeps the saddle stable and properly balanced. It also offers plenty of freedom of movement, on the flat or when show jumping. The wide elastic sections and soft leather yoke provide optimal comfort for the horse.
The breastplate has two snap hooks attached to an adjustable leather strap to easily attach to the saddle rings.
Advantage of the elastic breastplate
Using a breastplate is a good idea if your saddle slips backwards when riding.
It can also be used in addition to other reins, such as draw reins, standing martingale or running martingales.
Read our blog post for more information on how to use a elastic breastplate.
Elastic breastplate attachment finishes and leather
This elastic breastplate is available in brown or black leather with beige or black topstitching respectively, with a white and navy Antares elastic
Stainless steel buckles, rings and snap hook
Oiled before shipping and sent with in an Antares bag.
Our leather is carefully selected. Indeed, we have made the choice of supply of french leather and the most ecological possible. Moreover, the thickness, but also the density and the appearance of our leathers are particularly checked.
A specific vegetable tanning based on chestnut has been specially developed for our leathers. This technique aims to ensure our leathers excellent stability and longevity. It also improves its resistance.
How to maintain your elastic breastplate ?
Even if your elastic breastplate are not completely made of leather, it is wise to take good care of them for their good duration in time.
To maintain the leather strength and suppleness, clean your elastic breastplate after each use. Apply our soap with a damp sponge.
Once or twice a month, moisturize your clean leather with the conditioner. To do this, use a clean tissue or sponge.
Once or twice a year, soften your elastic breastplate with our leather oil. Apply the product with a brush.