JPC Equestrian Recalls Stirrup Leathers Due to Fall Hazard

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–August 14, 2014.  Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: August 12, 2014
Recall number: 14-253

  • JPC Equestrian HDR Pre-Stretched Stirrup Leathers

    JPC Equestrian HDR Pre-Stretched Stirrup Leathers

Recall Summary

Name of product:  HDR Stirrup Leathers

Hazard:  The stirrup leather can crack and break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Consumer Contact:  JPC Equestrian toll-free at (866) 273-3243 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at JPC Equestrian’s website and click on the “Recall Notification” link for more information.

Recall Details

Units:  About 1,200

Description:  This recall involves five models of pre-stretched stirrup leathers. The stirrup leathers are branded with the HDR logo and name “HENRI DE RIVEL”.  The item number and UPC code are located on the hang tag.  The following models are included in the recall:

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

Incidents/Injuries:  JPC has received three reports of broken stirrup leathers. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the stirrup leathers and contact JPC for a full refund.

Sold at:  Choice Brands/Horse Loverz, Dover Saddlery, The Equestrian Corner and other equestrian supply retailers nationwide from October 2013 to May 2014 from between $30 and $40.

Importer:  JPC Equestrian Inc., of Drums, Pa.

Manufacturer:  Ducks N Drakes, of Kampur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Manufactured in:  India

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