Love the linguistic education - right up my street!crup·per
1. A leather strap looped under a horse's tail and attached to a harness or saddle to keep it from slipping forward.
2. The rump of a horse; the croup
Middle English crouper, from Old French cropiere, from croupe, rump;
I understand they will make any of their styles in any leather. Contact the factory shop (search for Trickers on ebay) for details.No chance of Trickers doing Crups or Krupps loafers is there? Tassel perhaps? Why is there only one British shoemaker making cordovan loafers?