Most people recognize what cowboy chaps are, but less people know what purpose they serve and how they help people. Chaps are a leg covering that are buckled over pants and are normally made from leather or leather like materials. They were used in the United States in the late 1800′s, and were a valuable tool for ranchers and cowboys.
The reason people wore these garments in the older days was to protect their legs while they were riding horses. They often had (more…)