The Painted Pony brand name is a registered trademark of Michael Prater and company LLC. Michael Prater designs have been featured in many knife magazines and are in high demand because of how exquisitely beautiful they are. Every last one of their knives are hand crafted and have to undergo a seriously demanding line of quality checks before they stand a chance of being offered for sale. The company are the largest after market knife handle manufacturer in the United States and they have only reached this status by being incredibly good at what they do. They are situated in a 5000 square foot building which comprises their showroom and plant, and are based out of Flintstone, Georgia, just 10 minutes out of Chattanooga, Tennessee. The brand is now widely accepted as the place to look for impressively high quality knife handles that are unlike anything else youve ever set your eyes upon.