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Saddles and Tack

Bridles, reins, harnesses and more... Do you know how to fit your animal for comfort and safety?


Saddle & Tack Maker Gallery

Please introduce yourself, and let us know what your specialties are. We'd love to see your work and your website, too!

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New Wade - last post by Billy H

Saddle Construction

Learn from experts about the art of building a good saddle.

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Starting Construction On A... - last post by rktaylor

Saddle and Tack Accessory Items

Saddle Accessory Items - breast collars, stirrups, cinches, bucking rolls, and more, Tack, too: headstalls, reins, halters, etc.

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First Headstall - last post by dbusarow

Saddle Supplies, Tools & Trees

Where to find what you need or at least figure out what you want. Learn how to get the most from the tools you have, and what others are doing and using. Having trouble getting hardware? Ask here!

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Hole Punch Sets - last post by Chipper

Saddle Identification, Restoration & Repair

Questions and Answers for restoring and repairing saddles and tack, routine maintenance expected and help with the care of antiques or special saddles. Can't identify the maker's mark? Post it here. Interested in the history of your saddle? Ask.

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Broken Saddle Tree - last post by Bear

Choosing the Right Saddle for the horse(s)

Get the performance you need, the fit your animal requires and the comfort you want. Expert saddle makers explain how to choose the correct style for you.

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Position of Rider on a Horse - last post by californianinkansas

General Saddlery Discussion

If it doesn't seem to fit anywhere else, put it here.

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Is It Possible To Oil My Sa... - last post by oltoot

Saddle Trade Resources

Classes, schools, demos, links, books, magazines, professional organizations, videos, horse and equine enthusiasts, breeders and experts, worldwide. Please add anything here that has helped you improve your skills, or tell us what wasted your time.

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Saddle Makers In Southern C... - last post by S R C