Breakages prompt US stirrup leather recall

HDR-leathersA brand of pre-stretched stirrup leathers sold in the US is being recalled after concerns over breakages.

Five models of the affected HDR Pre-stretched leathers, numbering about 1200 units, were sold by several retailers in the US between October 2013 and May 2014, for $30 to $40.

The stirrups are branded with the HDR logo and name “Henri de Rivel”. Importer JPC Equestrian of Drums, Pennsylvania, had received three reports of broken leathers, though no injuries have been reported.

The leathers are made by Ducks N Drakes of Kampur, in India.

Consumers are advised to contact JPC Equestrian toll-free at (866) 273-3243 for returns and refunds.

The models included in the recall are listed below. The UPC and item numbers are listed on the product tag.


Product Name Length Color   UPC Code Item Number
HDR Pre-stretched Stirrup Leathers 54” Oakbark 845654040350 4004-O54
HDR Pre-stretched Stirrup Leathers 54” Hazelnut 845654040343 4004-H54
HDR Child’s Pre-stretched Stirrup Leathers 48” Oakbark 845654040367 4005-O48
HDR Advantage Pre-stretched Stirrup Leather 54” Oakbark 845654069238 5067-O54
-stretched Half Hole Stirrup Leather (1”x54”) 54” Oakbark 845654066817 5046-O54

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