This design is very popular in the French market. The French Loop model features fixed shaft loops made from a nylon reinforced rubber outer, lined with 4mm chrome leather, which is tough and long-wearing. Other features include:- Zilco sealed strapping - a core of strong web sealed with a modern polymer to give it the handling qualities of leather but with tremendous strength and ease of maintenance. All stainless steel buckles and fittings. The unique Zilco elastomeric flexible tree, which will conform to the shape of most horses while giving good spine clearance. Padded waffle saddle linings to offer the horse greater comfort and can be used without a saddle pad if desired. Black 10cm/4" wide Weighs approx 1.7kg (3.75lbs) bare.