SADDLE MAKING INTERMEDIATE COURSE

10 days duration

This course is aimed at experienced students, apprentices or those already working in the saddlery trade.

Students will learn:

  • How to make a 16″ rigid tree pony saddle with solid skirts, flaps and sweat flaps. Knee pads and panel gussets will be made. Saddle will be flock filled.
  • How to check and prepare trees.
  • Fitting flexible points.
  • How to flock the panel to fit.

The school will provide saddle trees and all materials. These will be charged for in addition to the course tuition fees.
Tools, leather and buckles will be supplied by the school or students may bring their own.
(A list of tools required can be obtained prior to starting the course)
A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the course.