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Ralph Quillin runs the nation’s largest " Custom Leather Shop” … in Paris Kentucky. The Quillin craftsmen and women make OVER 17,000 halters a year in the Main Street Stores. Chances are your Quillin Halter was made for you as part of a small batch. This made to order philosophy - not mass produced, has set Quillins apart as a provider of quality leather goods and service. 

Quillin Leather & Tack moved to Main Street in Paris, KY in 1982. We're a full service tack and leather goods shop and one of the largest "Custom Shops" in the nation and hand crafts over 17,000 halters a year. With only a few exceptions, every leather item they sell is made in their Main Street workroom by craftsmen with a combined 80+ years of experience. Quillins' 12 employees produce a variety of products, from key tags, belts and dog collars to halters worn by leading stallions and multi-million dollar Keeneland sales toppers. Quillins supplies local and international customers and boasts a client list that reads like the whose who of the thoroughbred industry. Attention to detail, impeccable craftsmanship and personal service has made Quillin Leather & Tack synonymous with quality for OVER 30 years.

12 employees work in the Main Street, Paris Kentucky Shop

Over 17,000 halters are hand made and shipped worldwide a year ... making Quillin Leather & Tack the nations LARGEST custom leather & halter shop. An equally impressive number of belts, dog collars, personnel leather goods are produced in their Main Street Shop.

"it’s what you’d expect when the name on the outside is the same as the owners", Says Jim Fitzgerald local thoroughbred farm owner and long time customer.

With the number of Halters hand made and shipped worldwide each year ... Quillin Leather & Tack is the nations LARGEST custom leather & halter shop. An equally impressive number of belts, dog collars, personnel leather goods are produced in their Main Street Shop.

ALL of the repair and engraving are handled on-site. rush and custom orders a specialty

The combined experience of the craftsmen and women is OVER 150 YEARS!

over 250,000 hits a month at Quillin.com

Thousands of our halters have been shipped worldwide, from Dubai to Australia

 

Quillin Leather & Tack is housed in a 1920's two story wood framed home that was converted in 1982 to house our shop, showroom and offices. We've out grown the original structure three times and in 2019 we should build a 2400 square foot dedicate work room. Our showroom is located at 1929 Main Street and is easily accessible by stairs OR you can drop off your repairs at the basement door.

If you have special needs - call ahead (859-987-0215) and we'll make arrangements to make your experience an enjoyable one at Quillin Leather & Tack.