Specializing in Custom Manufacturing of Hand Made, Hand Engraved Western Sterling Silver Show Bits, Spurs, and Snaffles

JT Silver


JT Silversmiths offers the following products made of horsehair: Mecates, Get Down Ropes, Roping and Split Reins, Hat Bands, Stampede Strings, Bolo Ties, Key Chains, Bracelets and Tassels.

The mecates are made of mane horsehair and are listed in a separate category. Please see "Horsehair - Mecates (Mane)" for instructions how to order mecates; and "Horsehair - Patterns" to make your selection. The category "Horsehair patterns by color" simply groups the patterns by the predominant color to simplify your search.

For more information or if you interested in a price quote please contact us.

Get Down Ropes (Mane Horsehair)


The get down rope is used for mounting, dismounting and leading your bridle horse. Not only for convenience but for safety.

We sell traditional get down ropes made of mane horsehair. They are custom hand twisted. They are made in 14 feet length; 1/4" and 3/8" diameters. The six strands have a core, mainly tail but some mane hair too. The four strands do not have a core.

We have 3 styles of patterns: Barber pole (stripped), flex (with checks usually white), and 3 or 4 blocks of colors

Please contact us if you want something different-special or if it's not available in this drop menu.

Hat Bands


These western cowboy hand made horsehair hat bands are available in 3, 4, 5, or 6 strands. They have a hitch knot so you can adjust the size to fit your hat. The color combinations available are white, brown and black.
Roping Reins (Mane Horsehair)


All roping reins are made of mane horsehair and have a horsehair core. It is one piece - 8 feet long and they are available in 3/8", 1/2" or 5/8" diameter. We have listed here a few patterns but we can custom make them to almost any pattern under main category tab: "Horsehair - Patterns" (to the left). Call us at 1 877 587-4583 or 209 492-0114 if you want something different.

Options are:

  • with snaps
  • with rawhide rein connectors
  • with slobber straps
Shufly / Tassels
Split Reins (Mane Horsehair)