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  • 1973

    Fryburg Shoe Shop, founded by Harry A. Weaver, operated out of his 20' x 40' garage. The primary focus was shoe repairs.

  • 1974

    With the shift toward manufacturing leather goods, Harry changed the company name to Weaver Leather Goods.

  • 1976

    As the need for manufactured leather goods grew, shoe repair work ceased.

  • 1981

    A second addition of 20' x 40' was added to the current shop.

  • 1982

    The first catalog was printed — a black and white 10-page catalog featuring horse halters, cattle and pet supplies and various hardware pieces.

  • 1983

    Offices were added to the existing building.


    Paul Weaver was appointed as president of Weaver Leather Goods.



    Weaver Distributing Co. was founded to distribute a variety of leather and hardware.
  • 1984

    First annual Weaver Consignment Auction is held.


    Weaver Leather Goods and Weaver Distributing Co. merged to form one company, Weaver Leather, Inc.
  • 1987

    A new 12,000 square foot building was constructed to house all Weaver manufacturing, shipping and customer service operations.

  • 1989

    An additional 12,000 square feet of manufacturing space was added to the two-year-old facility.



    Acquired ProTack® and began manufacturing nylon products under the ProTack® name.
  • 1990

    Introduced first Supply Catalog featuring 36 pages of leather, hardware, tools and supplies.

  • 1992

    An additional 12,000 square feet was added to the existing building.

  • 1994

    Introduced the Miracle Collar®, guaranteed to effectively stop horses from cribbing.



    An additional 30,000 square feet of warehouse space was added to existing building.
  • 1994

    Introduced Lil' Dude® Stirrups, providing an easy way to help children learn to ride with confidence.

  • 1998

    Acquired Morgan's, a manufacturer and distributor of western saddlery items, including saddles, cinches, halters, pack saddles, cantle bags and rifle scabbards.





    Launched Weaver West line of luggage and bags.



    An additional 20,000 square feet of warehouse space was added to existing building.
  • 2001

    Acquired Mast Harness Hardware, a distributor of leather, hardware, dyes, finishes, harness parts and machine parts.




    Introduced Smart Cinch® with Roll Snug® Buckle.
  • 2002

    An additional 25,000 square feet of warehouse space was added to existing building.

  • 2005

    An additional 66,000 square feet of manufacturing space was added to existing building.



    Purchased a collection of memorabilia from Merle Grant, a longtime customer and friend to Paul Weaver. Opened the Merle Grant museum to display his unique collection.
  • 2007

    Acquired Bells & Sleigh Bells, the makers of harness bells, door hangers and gift items.



    An additional 30,595 square feet of warehouse space was added to existing building.
  • 2008

    An additional 28,073 square feet of warehouse space was added to existing building.



    Capital Partners® acquires majority interest in Weaver Leather, LLC.
  • 2009

    Launched Sarah Weaver's Fine Gifts product line, formerly Bells and Sleigh Bells.

  • 2009

    Introduced the patented AirFlex® Cinch with exclusive airflow channel design. This cinch has a high level of air circulation and breathability designed to enhance your horse’s comfort and performance.

  • 2010

    Introduced the Master Tools Little Wonder™, a machine that quickly and easily sets snaps, rivets, caps, crystals and spots.




    Acquired Grand Drive Livestock Supply, the makers and distributors of livestock liquids and aerosols.
  • 2011

    Acquired eZall® Technologies, the leader in bio-based grooming supplies for horses, livestock, dogs and cats.

  • 2013

    Acquired Ridersrasp® line of innovative hoof care solutions.

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