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RC: zilco tack

BioPlastics Company has come out with better and better BioThane over the past few
years..much of it does not stiffen in the cold like the old stuff used to.  Their new
embossed series (in black and brown) and the Beta series are much more flexible,
softer and do not get stiff in the cold.


Laura Nielsen wrote:

> Renee,
> I had a Zilco harness when I was involved in driving my mare.  Quality and
> durability were excellent. The driving reins were the most comfortable, effective
> non-slip reins I've ever found.
> I, too, just saw the ad for their riding equipment and am awaiting a catalogue.
> The product is expensive, but is different from "regular" biothane--one plus is
> that it does not stiffen in cold weather.
> Happy Trails,
> Laura,
> N. Fla.
> wrote:
> > Hi, I am interested in information on the new Zilco tack.  I saw it at some
> > booths at Tevis but I thought it was just some form of biothane. I now know
> > it is NOT biothane but I am still curious to find out what it is and if it is
> > any good.  I noticed it is sort of pricey so that makes me think it is good
> > quality...but you never know.  Does anyone out there have any experience with
> > it?
> > *also, this is my first week as a ridecamper and I just have to say that I
> > think it is really cool to get 75 or more e-mails a day...all about
> > endurance....I am obsessed so this is just the thing I need now that it is
> > winter time.  :)
> > thanks everyone and keep writing!!!
> > from, Renee

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