Thank you to Backcountry.com and Wolfgang Man & Beast for hand-selecting me to review this piece of gear for the benefit of the backcountry.com community!
This review is for the 4ft Black Latigo Leather Leash, and after using it about a dozen times now, I look forward to every walk so we can break it in just a little bit more each time. Just like your favorite pair of leather boots, this leash will bloom with age.
Starting at the base, the bolt snap is anodized black to match the black leather. The slider is flexy and the closure snaps shut like a mouse trap (read: no slip). The leash is secured to the bolt snap with a 1.5inch rectangle of stitching, and the base is stamped with -Made in America- so you can feel patriotic each time your clip into your dog's collar for a morning jaunt.
I went with the 4ft so that there is enough room for sniffing with minimal stray. The hand loop is secured with the same stitching as the base and is spacious enough for gloved hands come winter without feeling loose. The fleece lining keeps the leash firm in your hand when the temps are up, so there is no slipping in your paw while you are walking hers.
If you want a classic, black leather leash that's lined for comfort, WMB's Latigo Leash will crack the whip on quality.