Lead ropes are 10 feet in length and are made using the same type of rope in a 5/8″ thickness. Due to the impracticality of the lighter yellow, orange and pink rope colors halters ordered in these colors will come with a black lead rope. All other halter colors will come with lead ropes in a matching color. Lead ropes come standardly permanently attached to the halter at the fiador knot however, in the alternative, it can be made detachable with the addition of a solid brass snap for a slight increase in charge.
Polypropylene rope is designed not to rot and has good abrasion and UV resistance, allowing for the color to last the life of the rope. Knots 4 Kritters does not recommend leaving halters out in the weather on a regular basis as some colors are more likely to fade in constant sunshine than others. Lighter than Nylon or Polyester this rope also floats and has excellent resistance to oil, marine growth and most common chemicals.