Why A Saddler?

Most people have a dream when they are younger to be like a certain person or to have a certain job; I did not want to be a saddler. If fact, at 16 years old I was preparing to attend Equine college in Warwickshire, to undertake an Equine based qualification of some sort, with a …

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First Week Comes To An End.

Today has been a day of mixed emotions. I was a little sad to be leaving the B&B where John and Ronnie have taken good care of me. I had the amazing full English breakfast for the last time (until the next time I go down lol ๐Ÿ™‚ ), and after checking out I got …

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I Made A Headcollar!!!

Today has been amazing, I mean totally amazing! ๐Ÿ˜€ Being the 4th day, most trainees on the Level 2 Bridle Making course are usually at the point of finishing off their leather headcollar or having to complete it at home (or the next training week); some of the trainee's on my current course have already …

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It’s All In The Preparation…

Today has been a really good day. Firstly, I have to mention the breakfast at the B&B is to die for. Fruit juices, grapefruits, prunes, peaches, cereals, full English breakfast if you want it, a vegetarian option if preferred or there's beans on toast, smoked salmon and scrambled eggs, or kippers...lovely! My new buddy very …

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What Is A Saddler?

The definition of a Saddler is 'a person who makes, repairs, or sells saddlery'. Saddlery is: (1) Equipment made from leather used on horses, i.e. saddles, bridles and harnesses; (2) A shop that sells the leather equipment used on horses; (3) The craft or business of someone that makes and/or sells the leather equipment used …

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