Sheridan College – W 210
Thursday 05/18 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
All skill levels welcome!
Workshop Description: Part 1 in a 4-part series! Class will focus on saddle design, leather choice, basic patterns, layout, and tool usage. Bob will show and explain the relationship each step has to the other while meeting the needs of the horse and rider. This will include how to choose and match rigging style, skirt and seat shape, and fender type while maintaining balance and function. This is a great opportunity to hear, see, and ask questions. (Special offer: Select all 4 parts in the series and Save $100. Register for Saddle Solutions).
Materials to bring: Notebook, pencils, camera, and questions.
Workshop Instructor: Bob has been carving leather since 1959 and making saddles since 1962. As past president of the Colorado Saddle Makers Association, as well as being one of its founders, he is accustomed to teaching saddle making and leather carving at its seminars as well as for 4-H and in his own saddle shop. Bob is primarily self-taught and is eager to share his knowledge with others. He is a recipient of the Howard Munsell Award for promotion of the art of saddle making, and in 2010 he received the Al Stohlman Award for Achievement in Leathercraft.
Workshop Sponsors: Hermann Oak Leather Co., Renia USA, Leather Machinery Company, and Klenda Custom Saddles
• There is a $25 administration fee for canceling a workshop.
• The cost of each workshop will be refunded minus the $25 fee.
• No refunds for workshops after Thursday, May 11, 2023.