The horse rawhide comes from Peru. The skins are usually between 30 and 35 square feet.
fibers on horse rawhide are tighter and smoother than on cow rawhide even
though horse rawhide tends to be lighter than cow rawhide. The horse
rawhide is also stronger than cow rawhide. The hides are 2-4 oz.
weight and may have butcher cuts on one side. Our production capacity is about 150 hides per month
at the moment. Rawhide is also referred to as parchment or vellum.
We measured one horse rawhide to be 69" long, 33" wide at the neck, 50" wide across the middle and 57" wide at the bottom.
species: Equus caballus.
are not an endangered species and are not subject to U.S. Fish and Wildlife import/export
controls or to CITES.
horses are not killed just for their hides. The rawhide is a
by-product of the food industry.
Product of Peru