Forget-Me-Nots

Thanks goes out to Teresa with Dark Horse Enterprises (http://www.darkhorsealaska.com) for this custom order. Built on a Rod Nikkel tree this saddle features an in-skirt rigging place at 3/4 position, a Wade tree with a …

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Diane’s New Ride

Diane DeWeese needed a new saddle for her horse Chance. He has been difficult to saddle fit and we discussed this last Spring at a Bruce Sandifer Workshop. Rod and Denise Nikkel helped us design a …

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Nearly Two of a Kind

Three weeks ago my friend and customer Tony Jardine of Twin Falls, ID, called to see about getting a saddle made for him in short order. Fortunately I had a couple of spare trees in …

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Detroit here I come!

Teresa liked a saddle I made a year ago for the Sheridan World Leather Debut. She tried the saddle out but it was too long for her smaller backed Arab so we started from scratch. …

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California Bound

Michelle asked only that we not use daffodils on her saddle. She helped me design the wide border on this Wade saddle and let me run wild with the rest of the design. The saddle …

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Celtic Saddles

I’ve had a few opportunities to do some Celtic work on saddles. Here is a saddle built for Marcia Bower who wanted some Celtic work along with some Shamrocks to represent some important milestones in …

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