Saddles – Part 2: Saddle Fit Up
Wednesday, 05/15, 1:00pm –5:00pm, Sheridan Room, Holiday Inn
All skill levels welcome!
Part 2 in a 4-part series this year in Sheridan! This course will demonstrate how to fit, mark and cut the saddle skirts, rigging and the seat to fit the rider and the purpose of the saddle. Al will instruct on how to find the elusive shape, balance and function with saddle fit-up, and will demonstrate a variety of rigging styles and applications. (Special Offer: Select all 4 parts in the series – Saddle Ground Seat, Saddle Fit-Up, Saddle Front and Saddle Cantle Binding – and save $100! Register for Saddle Solutions; see Registration Form).
Materials to Bring: Notebook, pencils and eraser.
Al Gould is a custom saddle maker and leather artist, having made saddles since 1960. Horses and cattle have been a large part of his life with experience in – and not limited to – high country packing mules and cow punching. Al is also a gold card member of Pro-Rodeo. Al has taught a variety of workshops at numerous past shows and enjoys sharing as much of his hard-earned knowledge as possible. He was awarded the Al Stohlman Award for Achievement in Leathercraft in 2009.